Betano Bets of the Series — Can the Toronto Blue Jays down the high flying Cincinnati Reds?

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Zach Laing
10 months ago
Welcome to the Betano: Bets of the Series! We’re looking at the start of each series for the Toronto Blue Jays, who they are up against, and what we could expect from the next number of games. 
Who doesn’t love the weekend?
We’ll have a fun one watching the Toronto Blue Jays over the next three days as they pay visit to the Cincinnati Reds. The Jays enter the series as favourites, but can’t take their foes for granted.

Betano’s Official Odds

To win the series

Toronto -154; Cincinnati +115

Series correct score

Toronto 3-0 +425
Toronto 2-1 +125
Cincinnati 2-1 +170
Cincinnati 3-0 +850
*Odds at the time of publishing. Odds subject to change.

Projected Starting Pitchers


Friday: Jose Berrios
Saturday: Chris Bassitt
Sunday: Hyun-Jin Ryu


Friday: Brett Kennedy
Saturday: Brandon Williamson
Sunday: Hunter Greene

The Analysis

We’re going to back the Jays outright in this series at -154 and I like the correct series score to be 2-1 in favour of the Jays at +125.
The Jays see minor league journeyman Brett Kennedy tonight in his seond start of the season, but might see more issues with Brandon Williamson and Hunter Greene — the latter of whom is expected come off the injured list.
For the Jays, the bats will surely need to help lead the way and this would be a great series for them to heat up with as starting Tuesday, the Jays open a three-game set against the Baltimore Orioles.

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Zach Laing is the Nation Network’s news director and senior columnist. He can be followed on Twitter at @zjlaing, or reached by email at zach@oilersnation.com.

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