AL East Preview: Kansas City Royals vs. Toronto Blue Jays
The Kansas City Royals and the Toronto Blue Jays will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Rogers Centre.
Danny Duffy will be the starting pitcher for the Royals on this day. Left hander Duffy is 4-4 this season with a 4.03 ERA.
The Blue Jays will counter Duffy with Marco Estrada. Right hander Estrada has a 3.55 ERA to go along with a 7-6 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Blue Jays listed as 143-moneyline favorites versus the Royals, while the game’s total is sitting at 8½.
Toronto won its last outing, a 8-2 result against the Phillies on July 29. Bettors who backed the Blue Jays at -278 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Kansas City lost its last outing, a 12-1 result against the Indians on July 29. Bettors who backed the Indians at -165 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Team record: 61-39
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 6 games
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Team record: 51-51
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games
Toronto is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto’s last 7 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Kansas City at Toronto Friday, July 31
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