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SportsPicks.com MLB Baseball Betting Analysis Texas Rangers at Toronto Blue Jays June 8, 2013

The Toronto Blue Jays will be trying to extend a winning streak on Saturday when they take on the Texas Rangers at Rogers Centre in Toronto on June 8, 2013.

The Rangers will give the ball to starter Yu Darvish in this one. Righthander Darvish is 7-2 this season with a 2.77 ERA.

Darvish’s opponent in this one will be Mark Buehrle. The Blue Jays lefthander has a 5.43 ERA to go along with a 2-4 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Rangers listed as 165-moneyline favorites versus the Blue Jays, while the game’s total is sitting at 8½.

Last time out for Texas, they were a 6-1 loser as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -107 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Texas has lost 2 straight games.
Toronto has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Texas: 36-24 SU
Toronto: 26-34 SU

Texas most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 10-0
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

Toronto most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 4-6
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas’s last 7 games
Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas’s last 9 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas’s last 12 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto’s last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto’s last 6 games
Toronto is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
Toronto is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Texas

Next up:
Toronto home to Texas, Sunday, June 9

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