Red Sox vs. Blue Jays MLB Prediction

Red Sox vs. Blue Jays, 8/6/21 MLB Predictions & Betting Odds

American League East rivals square off in Toronto on Friday night where the Blue Jays will host the Red Sox at 7:07 p.m. ET. The Red Sox have been profitable for bettors when they face the Blue Jays, but they’ve also struggled of late. What’s the best play when it comes to tonight’s matchup?

Game Snapshot

967 Boston Red Sox (+124) at 968 Toronto Blue Jays (-134); o/u 9

7:07 p.m. ET, Friday, August 6, 2021

Rogers Centre, Toronto

Boston Red Sox DFS Notes

Alex Verdugo had two hits and a sac fly Thursday against the Tigers. The sac fly drove in Boston's only run of the game, though it would have been nice had he done a little more with the bases loaded and one out than hitting an unimpressive flyball on the first pitch of an at-bat against Erasmo Ramirez. Verdugo has four hits the last two days, so that's something.

Toronto Blue Jays DFS Notes

Bo Bichette walloped his 20th home run of the season on Thursday, powering the Blue Jays to a 3-0 victory over Cleveland in the finale of a four-game series at Rogers Centre. Bichette opened the scoring with a 409-foot moonshot to left-center field off righty Triston McKenzie in the fourth inning. He also tacked on a pivotal insurance run with an RBI single to center field in the sixth inning. The 23-year-old shortstop is just three stolen bases shy of joining Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. in the exclusive 20-homer, 20-steal club this season.

Red Sox vs. Blue Jays MLB Betting Prediction

Even though the Red Sox have struggled of late (they’ve lost seven of their last 10 games entering play tonight), they’re also 5-2 in their last seven games versus the Blue Jays and have won 37 of their last 53 games in Toronto. They’re also 13-3 in their last 16 games played on a Friday, are 25-10 in their last 35 games when playing the opener of a series and are 5-2 in their last seven games versus a right-handed starter. On the other side, the Blue Jays have dropped four of their last five games when playing the opener of a series, are 5-16 in their last 21 home games versus a team with a winning record and are 4-9 in their last 13 games played on Friday.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: BOSTON RED SOX +120

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