by OddsShark (@OddsShark)
The Toronto Blue Jays have had difficulties at home against American League West teams while going through their rebuilding.
Coming off a split of a four-game series with a familiar foe in the New York Yankees, the Blue Jays welcome the Texas Rangers to the Rogers Centre for a three-game series that begins Monday. The Blue Jays are 4-6 in their last 10 home games, but they are also 7-13 in their last 20 home games against AL West teams with the total going UNDER in 12 of those contests on the MLB odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
Rangers at Blue Jays | OddsShark Matchup Report
The Rangers may warrant the ‘snakebitten’ label as they are 6-14 in their last 20 away contests, with the total going UNDER 13 times, according to the OddsShark MLB Database, but only three of the contests were against teams that have a sub-.500 record, not unlike the Blue Jays.
Neil Ramirez (0-1, 5.40 ERA, 9.7 strikeouts per nine innings) will be the Blue Jays’ opener on Monday night. The Rangers counter with Ariel Jurado (6-7, 4.74 ERA, 6.7 SO/9). The Rangers are 3-4 in Jurado’s away starts this season with the total finishing OVER four times.
Left-hander Thomas …
Author: Nation World HQ / Blue Jays Nation