Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays 5-20-23 MLB Best Bets, Analysis and Odds

Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays 5/20/23 – Baseball fans, prepare for an in-depth comparison between the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays. This article will focus on crucial statistics and factors that could significantly sway your betting decisions for this thrilling matchup. Our team of MLB betting experts has meticulously examined both teams’ offensive capabilities and starting pitchers to offer invaluable insights. From batting averages to pitching performances, we’ve covered every base. So sit back and let us walk you through all the essential details necessary for informed betting on this exciting game.

Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays

Date & Time: Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 3:07 PM ET

Location: Rogers Centre


Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays 5/20/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +126

Spread: +1.5 (-155)

Total: 9.5 over (-105)

Blue Jays

Moneyline: -136

Spread: -1.5 (+135)

Total: 9.5 under (-115)

Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays Analysis

The Baltimore Orioles have shown impressive offensive prowess this season, boasting a batting average (AVG) of 0.253 that highlights their team’s consistent ball-striking ability. Their 220 runs scored, and 53 homers hit are proof enough of this capacity for the offense to generate runs and generate offense, as is evidenced by their on-base percentage (OBP) of 0.330, which indicates they can reach base and keep innings alive, while their slugging percentage (SLG) of 0.424 which represents their power-hitting capabilities.

Grayson Rodriguez has shown flashes of potential since making his Orioles debut. Although his win-loss record stands at 2-1, Rodriguez’s 6.57 ERA and 1.73 WHIP suggest some inconsistency in his performances over 37 innings pitched across 8 games started – yielding 47 hits, 27 runs, 9 homers with 44 strikeouts but 17 walks to go along with it – showing some promise for success as an Orioles pitcher. Despite these challenges, Rodriguez still can deliver quality outings while keeping the Orioles competitive throughout a matchup.

The Toronto Blue Jays boast an effective offensive lineup that has produced runs consistently over the course of their history. Achieving an AVG of 0.256 and making solid contact, they have shown their ability to put runners on base while scoring 204 runs and 47 homers. Furthermore, an on-base percentage (OBP) of 0.328 shows their capacity for working counts, drawing walks, and creating scoring opportunities. At the same time, their SLG of 0.407 represents their power-hitting capabilities and propensity to drive runs home.

Alek Manoah will make his MLB debut for the Blue Jays today. Although his win-loss record stands at 1-4, Manoah has shown flashes of potential and improvement; his ERA of 5.4 and WHIP of 1.8 suggest some difficulties maintaining consistency over his nine-game start stint. While giving up 49 hits, 30 runs, and 8 homers while striking out 35 batters while giving up 38 walks indicates better command and control could help to stifle opposing offenses despite some struggles; Manoah possesses enough talent to stifle opposing offenses while providing quality starts to help guide Blue Jays to victory.

Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays Against the Spread

Analyzing the recent betting trends, we observe that the under has been a favorable option in games involving the Baltimore Orioles. The under had hit in the Orioles’ last 4 games when their opponent allowed 5 runs or more in their previous game and also in their last 4 games after scoring 5 runs or more themselves. Additionally, the under has been profitable in the Orioles’ last 5 games against American League East opponents and their last 4 road games, with a total set at 11.0 or higher. The under has also prevailed in the Orioles’ last 5 games with a total set between 9.0 and 10.5.

Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays Free Pick

Based on both teams’ offensive prowess, recent trends, and MLB betting splits, this matchup may lead to a low-scoring contest. Orioles players have displayed some inconsistency with their lineup, yet starting pitcher G. Rodriguez could keep the game close. However the Blue Jays’ offense has been strong, but their starting pitcher, Alek Manoah, has struggled with his command. Given this information, we lean towards under 9.5 runs being scored during this matchup.

Free Pick: Toronto Blue Jays 9.5 under (-115)