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Boston Red Sox at Toronto Blue Jays Betting Pick for 6/18/24

From the Rogers Centre in Toronto, we have the Red Sox and Blue Jays facing off in an AL East matchup. This one gets started at 7:07 PM ET, and NESN is carrying it on TV.

Boston is currently on a three-game winning streak, and they are 38-35 overall. The Blue Jays are 4th in the AL East with a record of 35-37. Tuesday’s money line odds have the Red Sox at -119 compared to the Blue Jays at +100. The over/under line is at 8 runs, and tonight’s pitching matchup is Tanner Houck for the Red Sox and Chris Bassitt for the Blue Jays.

Red Sox Battle Blue Jays with Houck on the Mound and Devers on a Streak,

The Red Sox are 38-35 overall and are 3rd in the AL East, 11.5 games behind the Yankees. Boston is 8-9 in the division this year and have gone 18-20 at home and 20-15 on the road. As the road favorite, they are 8-2, and they are 19-14 as the favorite overall. Tanner Houck will take the mound for the Red Sox, and he is 7-5 with a 2.08 ERA. He has 12 quality starts this year and is averaging 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings.

Boston’s offense has been solid this season, ranking 9th in runs per game at 4.6. They are 4th in scoring on the road at 5.0 runs per game. The over/under line for today’s game is set at 8 runs, and the Red Sox have an over/under record of 33-35 this season. Tyler O’Neill has 3 home runs over his last five games, and Rafael Devers is on a 3-game hitting streak. The Red Sox are facing the Blue Jays, who are 38-35 this year and are 3rd in the AL East, 11.5 games behind the Rays. The Blue Jays are 20-18 at home this season.

Blue Jays Look to Gain Ground in AL East with Bassitt on the Mound,

Toronto is 35-37 overall and 4th in the AL East, trailing the Yankees by 14 games. They are 9-11 in the division and trail the Red Sox by 2.5 games. The Blue Jays are 18-17 at home and 17-20 on the road. They are 6-18 as the underdog and 29-19 as the favorite. Their over/under record is 31-39, and their games are averaging 8.3 runs per game. The over has hit in two straight games for Toronto.

The Blue Jays are 33-39 vs. the run line this year, including a 12-23 mark at home. Chris Bassitt will get the start for the Blue Jays and is 6-6 with a 3.56 ERA. He has made 14 starts and is averaging 8.62 strikeouts per nine innings. In his last outing, he went five innings and did not give up a run. The Blue Jays offense is 24th in scoring at 3.9 runs per game and 17th in batting average at .233. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is hitting .284 with 7 home runs and 30 RBI. Daulton Varsho leads the team with 11 home runs and 35 RBI.

Blue Jays Favored in Tight Matchup Against Red Sox: Bet on the Money Line,

Our pick for this Red Sox vs. Blue Jays matchup is to take the Blue Jays on the money line at +100. With the Blue Jays predicted to come out on top by a score of 6-5, there is some value in taking them to win outright.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Chris Bassitt is projected to finish with five strikeouts compared to Tanner Houck with six. However, Bassitt is predicted to go 7-8 innings, while Houck is projected to go 6-7.

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