The Cleveland Guardians (58-52) will pay a visit to the Toronto Blue Jays (60-50) in Toronto on Friday, August 12 at Rogers Centre. Each team will be eager to come out on top as they work their way through the final third of the regular season. Catch all the action at 7:07 PM ET!
For context about Friday’s regular season game, let’s take a look at how Toronto and Cleveland have managed against each other this year.
This season, these two clubs have battled in four contests as the Blue Jays have earned a win once against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on May 8, 2022, the Cleveland Guardians came out on top by a score of 4-3. The Blue Jays scored five runs on eight hits, while the Guardians put up four runs on eight hits. We’ll see who comes out on top this time when they meet at Rogers Centre.
Betting Preview for the Cleveland Guardians vs Toronto Blue Jays MLB Game on August 12 2022
Where: Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON
When: Friday, August 12, 2022 at 7:07 PM ET
Betting on the Cleveland Guardians
Record: (59W-52L) | American League Central Standing: 1
The Guardians were beaten by the Detroit Tigers 3-4 the last time they met on Thursday, and we can’t wait to find out if they can muster up a hard-fought win in this one. The overall regular season batting average for the team right now is .252 and in particular Steven Kwan is leading his team with a .297 average. In terms of defense, the team is carrying an ERA of 3.85 and a .984 fielding percentage. Before you place your bets based on the teams’ recent performances, be sure to consult our odds assessment!
Absences and Injuries
Per the latest inactive report,the Guardians are without Cody Morris (Shoulder) and Anthony Gose (Triceps).
Betting on the Toronto Blue Jays
Record: (60W-50L) | American League East Standing: 2
Following their last outing on Tuesday, the Blue Jays lost to the Baltimore Orioles by a score of 6-5. So far this season, the team is currently batting .265 thanks in large part to their top hitter, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., who has a batting average of .314. On defense, they hold an ERA of 3.93 and a .987 fielding percentage. Be sure to explore our odds analysis further down before selecting your picks!
Absences and Injuries
Per the list of injuries and inactive players, the Blue Jays will play without Julian Merryweather (Side), Hyun Jin Ryu (Forearm), Nathan Pearson (Mono), Tayler Saucedo (Hip), Thomas Stripling (Glute/Hip), Timothy Mayza (Shoulder), and George Springer (Elbow).
Cleveland Guardians vs Toronto Blue Jays | Moneyline, Over/Under and Point Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: Toronto Blue Jays (-178) at FanDuel
The Toronto Blue Jays are considered the favorite per oddsmakers in this matchup. The club comes into this matchup sporting a winning percentage of 50% in the last 10 games (five victories and five losses). The winning percentage of the Cleveland Guardians on the other hand, is greater at 70% for this month, a record of seven victories in total.
Over/Under Pick: Under 9 Total Runs (-110) at FanDuel
Runline Pick: Toronto Blue Jays -1.5 Runs (+108) at FanDuel
With a runline of -1.5, the Toronto Blue Jays will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.
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