Blue Jays Vs Guardians: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – August 12, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 15, 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays (60-50) are looking for Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to extend a 20-game batting streak when they match up versus the Cleveland Guardians (59-52) at 7:07 PM ET on Friday, at Rogers Centre. Toronto (-169 to win) has Jose Berrios starting things off, while Cleveland (+138) counters with Cal Quantrill.

The betting facts in the article below use the latest odds as of August 12, 2022 at 5:13 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this matchup and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Blue Jays vs Guardians Betting Lines

Blue Jays Betting Insights

  • This season, the Blue Jays have been favored 91 times and won 53, or 58.2%, of those games.
  • Toronto has entered 44 games this season favored by -169 or more and is 28-16 in those contests.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 62.8% chance of a victory for the Blue Jays.
  • Toronto’s games have gone over the total in 57 of their 110 chances.
  • The Blue Jays are 50-60-0 ATS in their 110 games with a spread this season.

Blue Jays Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 4.3
HR 13
ERA 3.93
K/9 8.07

Guardians Betting Insights

  • The Guardians have won in 26, or 42.6%, of the 61 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year.
  • This season, Cleveland has been victorious seven times in 23 chances when named as an underdog of at least +138 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Guardians have an implied victory probability of 42% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Cleveland and their opponents have gone over in 54 of their 111 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • In 111 games with a line this season, the Guardians have a mark of 58-53-0 against the spread.

Guardians Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 3.6
HR 7
ERA 3.48
K/9 9.58

Guardians Probable Pitcher – Cal Quantrill

  • Quantrill (9-5 with a 3.88 ERA and 79 strikeouts in 123 innings pitched) aims for his 10th win when he makes the start for the Guardians, his 21st of the season.
  • His last appearance was on Saturday against the Houston Astros, when the right-hander threw six scoreless innings while allowing three hits.
  • Quantrill will try to pitch five or more innings for his seventh straight start. He’s averaging 5.3 innings per outing.
  • The Guardians are 6-6 in Quantrill’s 12 starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Quantrill’s team is 11-9 in his 20 starts.
  • Quantrill has started 20 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season. The teams have combined to hit the over in 13 of them.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 12, 2022 at 5:13 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
Eli Morgan 33 46.2 10.8 7.4 1.6 4.05

Blue Jays Probable Pitcher – José Berríos

  • Berrios’ team is 12-10-0 against the spread in his starts this season.
  • The right-hander gave up five earned runs and allowed six hits in three innings pitched against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday.
  • In 22 starts, Berrios has pitched through or past the fifth inning 16 times. He has a season average of 5.1 frames per outing.
  • Berrios’ team has been victorious in 77.8% of the games he’s started as the moneyline favorite with a record of 14-4.
  • Berrios’ team has won 16 of his 22 starts this season.
  • In Berrios’ 22 starts with a total, the teams have hit the over 14 times.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 12, 2022 at 5:13 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 50 46.2 38 3.28 13 4
Anthony Bass 49 48.1 49 1.49 18 0
David Phelps 46 43.0 41 2.72 6 1
Jordan Romano 42 41.2 46 2.38 1 25
Trevor Richards 42 42.2 52 5.27 6 0

Blue Jays Hitting Trends

  • The Blue Jays have a record this season in games when they belt two or more home runs.
  • The Blue Jays are 22-6 in games this season when they have had five or more extra-base hits.
  • The team has racked up eight or more hits 71 times this season, and has a 45-26 record in those games.
  • The Blue Jays have a 36-15 record in games this season that they scored at least five runs.
  • The Blue Jays are 19-4 in games this season when they have drawn at least five walks.

Guardians Hitting Trends

  • They have won 15 of the 20 games this season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • They’ve won 16 of their 17 games with five or more extra-base hits this season.
  • They have won 50 of the 66 games in which they’ve collected eight or more hits this season.
  • They have won 38 of their 40 games this season in which they scored more than four runs.
  • In 16 games this season with five or more walks drawn, they’ve posted a record of 12-4

Blue Jays vs. Guardians Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Guardians (+138)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8.5)

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

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