Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays 8-3-23 MLB Odds, Prediction, and Analysis

Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays 8/3/23 – Stay up-to-date with Canadian MLB betting news for this awaited matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre in Baltimore. Don’t miss updates regarding starting pitchers Jack Flaherty of the Baltimore Orioles and Kevin Gausman from the Toronto Blue Jays; stay informed and make wise wagers in this engaging MLB matchup.

Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays

Date & Time: Thursday, August 3, 2023 at 3:07 PM

Location: Rogers Centre


Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays 8/3/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +115

Spread: +1.5 (-182)

Total: 8 over (-119)

Blue Jays

Moneyline: -135

Spread: -1.5 (+140)

Total: 8 under (-108)

Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays Analysis

Baltimore Orioles come into this critical matchup boasting an offense that has displayed impressive consistency throughout the season. Their batting average of 0.251 indicates an excellent showing at bat, with 528 runs scored and 126 homers demonstrating their ability to create runs efficiently while hitting long balls effectively. Furthermore, their on-base percentage stands at 0.319 while the slugging percentage sits at 0.421, showing that they excel at getting on base while driving in runs effectively.

On the pitching front, Orioles manager Buck Showalter will turn to Jack Flaherty as their trusted starting pitcher. Flaherty boasts an impressive 7-6 season record which speaks volumes about his contributions on the field, often positioning his team for success in competition for wins. While his 4.43 ERA may show some runs allowed but 1.55 WHIP indicates effective baserunner management. 106 strikeouts over 109.2 innings illustrate his ability to strike out opposing batters, bolstering the Orioles’ chances in this matchup.

The Toronto Blue Jays are also poised to make an impressionable statement this season with their potency offensively, which has been vital in their successes this year. Their batting average of 0.260 has provided consistent opportunities to put the ball into play and create scoring chances; their 486 runs scored and 126 homers speak volumes of their power-hitting ability and run-scoring ability; additionally, they possess an on-base percentage of 0.330 and a slugging percentage of 0.419 which indicates their ability to get on base and hit for extra bases as well.

Kevin Gausman has been an outstanding pitcher for the Blue Jays this season, compiling an 8-5 record and posting an impressive 3.01 ERA to keep opposing offense at bay while simultaneously strengthening their defense with 1.13 WHIP and 171 strikeouts over 127.2 innings pitched – truly dominating from behind the mound.

Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays Against the Spread

Recent betting trends for both teams indicate that the total score is likely to be on the lower side. The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Baltimore’s last nine games played in August and 4 of their last five games when playing as the underdog. Similarly, the total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto’s last seven games and 7 of their last eight home games. Moreover, Baltimore holds an impressive 7-2 record in their last nine games against Toronto, and Toronto is 1-6 in their last seven home games against the Orioles. These trends suggest a closely contested game with potential value in betting the UNDER and considering Baltimore for the win.

Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays Free Pick

With two skilled starting pitchers on the mound, we expect a closely-fought game. Our picks are based on odds and team performances:

Moneyline: Orioles +115

The Baltimore Orioles have demonstrated a more robust record against the Toronto Blue Jays, and their recent performances on the road have been impressive. With odds favoring the Orioles at +115, they present an enticing value for bettors.

Spread: Orioles +1.5 (-182)

Considering the Orioles’ history of performing well against the Blue Jays on the road and their ability to keep games close, betting on them to cover the spread of +1.5 at -182 appears advantageous.

Total: 8 under (-108)

Given the betting trends and the presence of two skilled starting pitchers, wagering on the total score to stay UNDER 8 runs at -108 is a wise choice.

Prediction: 3-4 Baltimore Orioles win

The Baltimore Orioles and the Toronto Blue Jays are set to engage in a thrilling MLB encounter. With both teams boasting potent offenses and accomplished starting pitchers, this game promises to be closely contested. Based on the odds and team performances, our MLB expert predictions suggest betting on the Baltimore Orioles to secure a hard-fought victory, covering the spread, and keeping the total score below eight runs. As always, gamble responsibly and enjoy the exciting MLB action at the Rogers Centre on August 3rd. Good luck!