by OddsShark (@OddsShark)
The absence of an announced starting pitcher aside – following an off-day, no less – the Toronto Blue Jays have some favorable history at home against their next opponent.
The Blue Jays are the -120 home favorite (wager $120 to win $100) while the Kansas City Royals are a +100 home underdog (wager $100 to win $100) with a 9.0-run total on the MLB odds for Friday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
The OddsShark MLB Database shows that the Blue Jays are 12-5 in their last 17 regular-season home games against the Royals, with a down-the-middle 8-8-1 split on totals. The Royals, who are also in a retooling phase, are 2-10 this season as an away underdog of +100 to +150 on the moneyline.
Royals at Blue Jays | OddsShark Matchup Report
The total has gone OVER in six of the Blue Jays’ last nine home games, with an average total of 11.1 runs. The total has gone OVER in just four of the Royals’ last 10 away games, with an average total of 8.7 runs.
While it might be a bullpen day for the Blue Jays, the Royals are giving the start to lefthander Danny Duffy, who has a 3-3 record with a 4.48 earned-run average in 11 starts this …
Author: Nation World HQ / Blue Jays Nation