Blue Jays Vs Guardians: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – August 14, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 15, 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays (61-51) will look to Vladimir Guerrero Jr., on a 22-game hitting streak, versus the Cleveland Guardians (60-53) at 1:37 PM ET on Sunday, at Rogers Centre. Kevin Gausman is starting for Toronto (-150 to win), and Shane Bieber is Cleveland’s (+126) pick to start.

The betting trends in the following article are based off odds valid as of August 14, 2022 at 1:12 PM ET. See the table below for the latest odds on this outing and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Blue Jays vs Guardians Betting Lines

Blue Jays Betting Insights

  • The Blue Jays have won 54, or 58.1%, of the 93 games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • Toronto has a record of 32-21 in games where sportsbooks favor them by at least -150 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 60% chance of a victory for the Blue Jays.
  • Toronto and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 57 of their 112 opportunities.
  • The Blue Jays have an ATS record of 51-61-0 in 112 games with a spread this season.

Blue Jays Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 3.6
HR 13
ERA 4.45
K/9 7.34

Guardians Betting Insights

  • The Guardians have won in 27, or 42.9%, of the 63 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year.
  • Cleveland has a mark of 14-19 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by +126 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Guardians have a 44.2% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Cleveland and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 54 of their 113 opportunities.
  • The Guardians are 59-54-0 against the spread in their 113 games that had a posted line this season.

Guardians Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 3.6
HR 7
ERA 2.90
K/9 9.50

Guardians Probable Pitcher – Shane Bieber

  • Bieber makes the start for the Guardians, his 22nd of the season. He is 7-6 with a 3.21 ERA and 134 strikeouts in 131 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent outing on Tuesday against the Detroit Tigers, the right-hander tossed seven scoreless innings while surrendering four hits.
  • Bieber is seeking his 11th straight appearance lasting five or more innings. He averages 6.1 frames per start.
  • The Guardians have been the underdog on the moneyline in six of Bieber’s starts this season, and they went 3-3 in those matchups.
  • Bieber’s team has a 14-7 record in his starts this season.
  • Bieber’s starts with a set total this season have hit the over in nine of 21 contests.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 14, 2022 at 1:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Guardians Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Emmanuel Clase 50 47.2 9.4 5.3 0.4 1.32
Trevor Stephan 44 44.0 11.3 11.1 0.5 2.66
Bryan Shaw 43 42.1 7.7 9.8 1.8 5.31
Sam Hentges 40 42.2 9.7 9.3 0.8 3.16
Enyel De Los Santos 34 37.2 10.0 10.3 1.0 3.11

Blue Jays Probable Pitcher – Kevin Gausman

  • Gausman’s team is 5-16-0 against the spread in his starts this season.
  • The right-hander did not allow a run in six innings pitched on Sunday in his last outing, a matchup with the Minnesota Twins.
  • Gausman has two starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • Gausman’s team is 11-9 this season when he starts and they are the moneyline favorite.
  • Gausman’s team has won 11 of his 21 starts this season.
  • In Gausman’s 21 starts with a total, the teams have hit the over nine times.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 14, 2022 at 1:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Blue Jays Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Adam Cimber 52 48.1 39 3.17 13 4
Anthony Bass 50 49.1 49 1.46 18 0
David Phelps 47 44.0 41 2.66 6 1
Jordan Romano 43 43.0 48 2.30 1 26
Trevor Richards 43 43.2 54 5.15 6 0

Blue Jays Hitting Trends

  • The Blue Jays are 29-16 this season in games when they hit two or more long balls.
  • The Blue Jays have gone 22-6 in the 28 games this season when they have racked up at least five extra-base hits.
  • The club is 45-26 in the games this season it has put up at least eight hits.
  • The Blue Jays are 36-15 in the games this season that they put up at least five runs.
  • The Blue Jays have drawn five or more walks in 23 games this season, and are 19-4 in those contests.

Guardians Hitting Trends

  • They’ve hit two or more homers in 21 games this season and are 16-5 in those matchups.
  • They have gone 16-1 this season when collecting five or more extra-base hits as a team.
  • They have a record of 51-16 this season when collecting eight or more base hits in a game.
  • They have won 39 of their 41 games this season in which they scored more than four runs.
  • They have won 12 of their 16 games this season in which they’ve drawn more than four free passes.

Blue Jays vs. Guardians Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Guardians (+126)

Over/Under Pick: Under (7)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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