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Cincinnati Reds at Toronto Blue Jays 5/21/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Toronto Blue Jays vs Cincinnati Reds Odds & Info

Game Toronto Blue Jays vs Cincinnati Reds
Date & Time Saturday May 21, 2022, 3:07 PM (EDT)
Rogers Centre
Latest odds
TOR -251 ; Total 8
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In Saturday afternoon MLB action, the Cincinnati Reds and the Toronto Blue Jays will square off from the Rogers Centre. The Reds (11-27) have won six of their previous ten games and still own the worst overall record in the majors. Last night, Cincinnati went 1-for-10 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base during a 2-1 road loss against Toronto.

Rookie right-hander Hunter Greene (1-6 6.21 ERA) will make his eighth career major league start for the Reds. Last time out, Greene struck out nine batters across seven plus no-hit frames during a 1-0 road loss against Pittsburgh.

The Toronto Blue Jays have won 13 of their first 20 home games and trail AL East Division leading New York by 7.5 games. On Friday, Toronto SP Hyun-Jin Ryu (1-0) scattered six hits across six shutout frames to earn the win. OF Bradley Zimmer doubled twice and scored a run for the Blue Jays, who improved to 21-18 on the season.

The Blue Jays will counter with talented right-hander Alek Manoah (4-1 1.71 ERA) in this matchup. Through 42 innings of work, Manoah has struck out 39 batters and ranks fifth in the American League with a 0.88 WHIP.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Reds are 5-1 in their last 6 games vs. a right-handed starter.
  • Blue Jays are 3-7 in their last 10 overall.
  • Blue Jays are 1-4 in their last 5 interleague games.
  • Over is 10-1-1 in Reds last 12 vs. a team with a winning record.
  • Under is 5-0-1 in Blue Jays last 6 overall.

Free MLB Pick:

Cincinnati Reds +208

Cincinnati 2B Jonathan India (hamstring) has resumed baseball activities and could return by the end of the month. Through 38 games, Cincinnati ranks 23rd in OPS and 21st in runs scored. For the season, Toronto ranks 17th in OPS and 24th in runs scored. Take the Reds to win on the road. Final Score Prediction, Cincinnati Reds win 5-3.

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