LA Dodgers vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction MLB Picks 4/27/24

Toronto Blue Jays (13-13) vs LA Dodgers (16-11)

Game Info: Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 3:07 pm (Rogers Centre)

Yusei Kikuchi (2-1) (2.28) vs Tyler Glasnow (4-1) (2.92)

Betting Odds: Toronto Blue Jays +138 / LA Dodgers -164 --- Over/Under: 8 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article we will formulate a Los Angeles Dodgers vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction for this MLB game on Saturday, April 27th at Rogers Centre. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

-The Dodgers recent form and recent player performance 

-The Blue Jays recent form and recent play performance

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Los Angeles

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Toronto

-Recent betting trends in games played between Los Angeles and Toronto.

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between the Dodgers and Blue Jays. 

Dodgers Dominate on Friday

The Dodgers really dominated on Friday scoring 12 runs on the way to the 10 run victory. Will Smith and Max Muncy both hit a home run and drove in three RBis. Gavin Stone went seven innings giving up two hits and one run

Dodgers Offense Has Been Strong All Season. 

The Dodgers are averaging 5.22 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.19 runs per game. The offense is ranked 7th in the league while the defense is ranked 10th. They are hitting .269 as a team which is 2nd in baseball. Mookie Betts is having a strong season and he has hit six home runs and driven in 21 RBIs. Getting the start for the Dodgers will be Tyler Glasnow who sits with a 4-1 record and an ERA of 2.92. In his last start against the New York Mets, he went eight innings giving up seven hits and zero runs. Two starts ago against the Washington Nationals, he went five innings giving up eight hits and six runs. 

Blue Jays Suddenly Struggling

The Blue Jays are suddenly struggling and they have lost four games in a row. The Blue Jays offense has been a major issue and during the four games they have have scored only seven runs total. The Blue Jays are averaging 3.69 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.23 runs per game. The offense is ranked 25th in the league while the pitching is ranked 11th. They have a run differential of 0.54 runs per game which is 20th in the league. Daulton Varsho has hit six home runs and driven in 13 RBIs. 

Kikuchi Needs to be Strong Here 

Getting the start for the Blue Jays will be Yusei Kikuchi who sits with a 2-1 record and an ERA of 2.28. In his last start against the Kansas City Royals, he went six innings giving up five hits and two runs. Two games ago against the New York Yankees, he went six innings giving up four hits and one run. 

Toronto Blue Jays Player Prop Facts

  • Yusei Kikuchi has recorded seven or more strikeouts in 10 of his last 13 appearances in day games.
  • Bo Bichette has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 11 Saturday appearances at Rogers Centre.
  • Isiah Kiner-Falefa has recorded at least one Single in each of his five previous home appearances against the Dodgers.
  • Danny Jansen has recorded two or more total bases in seven of his last eight appearances in day games against NL teams that held a winning record.
  • Danny Jansen has scored a run in seven of his last eight appearances in day games against NL teams that held a winning record.
  • Danny Jansen has recorded at least one RBI in seven of his last eight appearances in day games against NL teams that held a winning record.
  • George Springer has recorded a Double in each of the Blue Jays' last three home games against NL West opponents that held a winning record.
  • Danny Jansen has hit a home run in each of the Blue Jays' last two games against the Dodgers.

Los Angeles Dodgers Player Prop Facts

  • Shohei Ohtani has hit a home run in four of his last five appearances with his team as a favorite against AL East opponents.
  • Mookie Betts has recorded two or more total bases in seven of his last eight appearances at Rogers Centre.
  • Mookie Betts has scored at least one run in 12 of his last 13 appearances against the Blue Jays.
  • Tyler Glasnow has recorded seven or more strikeouts in each of his last four appearances against AL opponents.
  • Teoscar Hernandez has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 13 appearances with his team as a road favorite against AL opponents.
  • Mookie Betts has recorded at least one Single in each of the Dodgers' last eight road games against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Tyler Glasnow has recorded a win in four of his last five appearances.
  • Max Muncy has recorded at least one RBI in each of the Dodgers' last six road games against AL East opponents.
  • Will Smith has recorded a Double in four of his last five road appearances against AL East opponents.
  • Tyler Glasnow ranks T1st in the league for Wins (4) this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Toronto Blue Jays rank T28th in the league for home runs allowed this season (37).
  • The Toronto Blue Jays rank 4th in the league for strikeouts against this season (188).
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers rank 1st in the league for runs scored this season (153).
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers rank 1st in the league for hits this season (268).

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction

Both of these pitchers have been strong heading into this game and that is going to continue to be the case again here. Kikuchi and Glasnow have both been really good heading into this game. Glasnow in his last start gave up zero runs. Kikuchi sits with an ERA of 2.28 and he’s going to really dominate here. Both of these offenses are going to be awful here, and this game is going to stay under the total. Back the under to cash here. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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