The Toronto Blue Jays will visit the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday, October 4th, in the second game of the best-of-three Wild Card round. The Blue Jays enter with a 89-73 record and are the sixth seed in the American League after finishing in third place in the AL East, while the Twins are 87-75 and the third seed in the American League after finishing in first place in the AL Central. Minnesota won the series opener by a score of 3-1.
Blue Jays vs. Twins Betting Odds
|Toronto Blue Jays||+1.5 (-200)||Over 7.5 (-110)||+110|
|Minnesota Twins||-1.5 (+170)||Under 7.5 (-110)||-130|
Fixture: Toronto Blue Jays at Minnesota Twins
Date & Time: Wednedsay, October 4th, 4:38 p.m. ET
Venue: Target Field, Minnesota, Minneapolis
Jose Berrios will get the start for the Toronto Blue Jays. Berrios is 11-12 with a 3.65 ERA in 32 starts this season. He has allowed 77 earned runs in 189.2 innings pitched while striking out 184 batters. Berrios pitched 5.2 innings of scoreless ball against the Twins earlier this season. He struck out five batters and picked up the win.
The Minnesota Twins will give the ball to Sonny Gray. He is 8-8 with a 2.79 ERA in 32 starts this season. Gray has allowed 57 earned runs in 184.0 innings of work while striking out 183 batters. He allowed one earned run in 5.0 innings pitched against the Blue Jays earlier this season. Gray struck out five batters and did not factor into the decision.
Blue Jays vs. Twins Betting Prediction
Minnesota Twins starter Sonny Gray posted the third-lowest ERA in all of baseball this season. Meanwhile, the Twins were able to break their postseason losing streak to open the series. Look for Minnesota to beat the Toronto Blue Jays by at least two runs to advance to an ALDS matchup with the Houston Astros.