Minnesota Twins vs Toronto Blue Jays Betting Odds & Game Analysis | August 4


By Claudio Fortuna | August 4, 2022 1:07 PM

The Toronto Blue Jays visit the Minnesota Twins at Target Field, taking the field at 7:40pm ET on Thursday August 4th, 7:40pm ET. The Minnesota Twins are 1-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8.5 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the Major League Baseball game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Minnesota Twins.

Minnesota and Toronto Betting Info

  • Each of the Blue Jays’ last seven games have gone UNDER the total runs line.
  • The Blue Jays have lost each of their last nine Thursday night road games against AL Central opponents.

Toronto Blue Jays Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .264
Team OBP .327
AVG Runs Scored 4.8
Team ERA 3.86
Team WHIP 1.23
Starters ERA 3.89
Starters WHIP 1.23

Key Players for Toronto

  • Jordan Romano: 2.50 ERA, 9.98 K/9, 1.06 WHIP
  • Yusei Kikuchi: 4.87 ERA, 10.22 K/9, 1.47 WHIP
  • Bo Bichette: .256 Batting Avg, .300 OBP, .412 SLG, .712 OPS, 55 Runs
  • Lourdes Gurriel Jr.: .311 Batting Avg, .363 OBP, .427 SLG, .790 OPS, 45 Runs
  • Daniel Jansen: .216 Batting Avg, .271 OBP, .505 SLG, .776 OPS, 14 Runs
  • Teoscar Hernández: .273 Batting Avg, .324 OBP, .493 SLG, .817 OPS, 42 Runs
  • George Springer: .251 Batting Avg, .330 OBP, .467 SLG, .797 OPS, 58 Runs
  • Alejandro Kirk: .305 Batting Avg, .384 OBP, .470 SLG, .854 OPS, 48 Runs
  • Santiago Espinal: .263 Batting Avg, .315 OBP, .374 SLG, .689 OPS, 39 Runs
  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr.: .285 Batting Avg, .359 OBP, .499 SLG, .858 OPS, 60 Runs
  • Matt Chapman: .243 Batting Avg, .322 OBP, .472 SLG, .794 OPS, 56 Runs

Minnesota Twins Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .251
Team OBP .321
AVG Runs Scored 4.5
Team ERA 4.01
Team WHIP 1.24
Starters ERA 4.16
Starters WHIP 1.23

Key Players for Minnesota

  • Jorge López: 0.00 ERA, 9.00 K/9, 0.00 WHIP
  • Trevor Megill: 1.93 ERA, 8.87 K/9, 1.03 WHIP
  • Joseph Ryan: 3.67 ERA, 8.84 K/9, 1.08 WHIP
  • Jose Miranda: .276 Batting Avg, .321 OBP, .467 SLG, .788 OPS, 26 Runs
  • Mark Contreras: .105 Batting Avg, .100 OBP, .263 SLG, .363 OPS, 4 Runs
  • Jorge Polanco: .239 Batting Avg, .349 OBP, .416 SLG, .765 OPS, 45 Runs
  • Byron Buxton: .221 Batting Avg, .299 OBP, .548 SLG, .847 OPS, 57 Runs
  • Giovanny Urshela: .261 Batting Avg, .305 OBP, .422 SLG, .727 OPS, 37 Runs
  • Gary Sánchez: .211 Batting Avg, .275 OBP, .387 SLG, .662 OPS, 28 Runs
  • Kyle Garlick: .257 Batting Avg, .319 OBP, .514 SLG, .833 OPS, 18 Runs
  • Luis Arraez: .329 Batting Avg, .398 OBP, .434 SLG, .832 OPS, 57 Runs
  • Carlos Correa: .266 Batting Avg, .343 OBP, .438 SLG, .781 OPS, 45 Runs

The Twins and Blue Jays have met three times this season, with the Twins winning twice and the Blue Jays winning once. Their most recent matchup on June 5, 2022 ended 8-6 with the Minnesota Twins taking the win.

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