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The Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox are set for their third straight game on Wednesday. After Boston won the opener, the Blue Jays bounced back with a win on Tuesday. Despite the win, the Blue Jays are now 36-43 on the season, which is last place in the American League East. Toronto had lost seven straight before the win.

For Boston, they had their three game winning streak snapped. The Red Sox are now 43-37 on the season. That is third in the American League East behind the Yankees and Orioles. Boston has won 7 out of their last 10 games.

The Boston Red Sox are -150 in this game over the Toronto Blue Jays.

Struggling Blue Jays

During the seven game losing streak, Toronto scored just 3.5 runs per game as a team. The defense allowed 6 per game. Finally, in the win, the offense came to play and scored 9 runs off the Red Sox. Toronto used four runs batted in from their big man Vladimir Guerrero in the affair.

The Blue Jays offense has been one of the biggest disappointments in all of Major League Baseball. They rank 26th in runs scored with 3.9 per game, and have a team batting average of .233. The Blue Jays top offensive threat, at least with the power, has been Dalton Varsho, with 11 bombs.

Yariel Rodriguez will get the start for the Toronto Blue Jays. He is 0-2 on the season, with a 5.94 earned run average. Rodriguez has thrown 16.2 innings this season, and struck out 17 batters, while walking 11.

Boston Looking to Keep Up

It has been a nice season for Jarren Duran offensively. He leads the team with a .293 batting average. Rafael Devers is also having a nice season for Boston, as he is hitting .282 on the season. Devers also has the most homeruns on the team with 15 on the season. Duran leads with 23 doubles.

Boston is scoring 4.7 runs per game. The team batting average is .255, which is fifth in all of Major League Baseball. The Red Sox have clubbed 88 homeruns on the season as well. In the loss on Tuesday, Boston picked up just five hits, with two from Devers.

Kutter Crawford will get the nod for the Red Sox. Crawford is 3-7 on the season with a 3.59 earned run average. He is 7.1 innings shy of 100 on the season, and needs 5 strikeouts to reach 100. Crawford has walked 28 batters.

Boston Tops Toronto

Look for Crawford to put forth a good outing here. We like the Red Sox at home over the Blue Jays. Toronto continues to struggle, and they fall further and further back in the standings. Our final bet for this game is the Boston Red Sox -150 over the Toronto Blue Jays. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your Major League Baseball betting!

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