Kansas City Royals vs Toronto Blue Jays 9-10-23

Kansas City Royals vs. Toronto Blue Jays 9/10/23 MLB Picks, Odds, and Analysis

Kansas City Royals (44-98) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (78-63)

Kansas City Royals vs. Toronto Blue Jays 9/10/23As the MLB season enters its final stretch, the focus shifts to Rogers Centre where the Kansas City Royals will face off against the Toronto Blue Jays on September 10, 2023. With dramatically contrasting Win-Loss records, this matchup offers an intriguing clash of destinies. The Royals find themselves in a slump with a disheartening 44-98 record, looking to salvage some dignity in what has been a season to forget. Conversely, the Blue Jays have had a robust campaign, boasting a strong 78-63 record and positioning themselves for a postseason run.


The Royals’ record does little to flatter them. With a 0.243 batting average, 578 runs, and 142 home runs, the team has been underperforming throughout the season. Their on-base percentage of 0.301 and a slugging percentage of 0.397 underline a general struggle both offensively and defensively. Their dismal ERA of 5.21 and WHIP of 1.41 affirm their struggle in pitching. Simply put, Kansas City has failed to find a rhythm this season, with statistics illustrating a campaign rife with challenges.


The Blue Jays offer a stark contrast to their upcoming opponents. Their team batting average of 0.260, coupled with 650 runs and 163 home runs, demonstrates a balanced attack. The 0.333 on-base percentage and 0.42 slugging percentage suggest a team in sync. Toronto’s pitching unit, with a commendable 3.72 ERA and 1.24 WHIP, has played its part as well. These numbers indicate a solid team that knows how to convert opportunities, both on the mound and in the batter’s box. For free daily MLB picks, check out their upcoming games.

Royals vs. Blue Jays Game Info

When: Sunday, September 10, 2023 at 1:37 PM ET
Where: Rogers Centre
Stream: MLB.TV

Cole Ragans (6-4, 3.00 ERA) vs. Jose Berrios (9-10, 3.68 ERA)

Kansas City is leaning on Cole Ragans, who has managed a 6-4 W-L record and a surprisingly respectable 3.00 ERA in a tough season for the team. With 72 innings pitched, he has 55 hits, 87 strikeouts, 25 walks, and only 5 home runs allowed. His WHIP stands at an impressive 1.11.


The Blue Jays are handing the ball to Jose Berrios, boasting a 9-10 record with a 3.68 ERA. He’s been durable, pitching 164 innings with 151 hits and 153 strikeouts. His WHIP of 1.21 remains commendable. Berrios has a proven track record, but his high home run count (23) can’t be ignored.


Ragans seems to be a bright spot for the Royals, but Berrios’ experience and durability give the Blue Jays an edge in the pitching duel.


MLB Odds/Point Spread: Toronto Blue Jays -176, Total Odds: 8.5

Considering the betting odds, Kansas City has a Spread of +1.5 at an astronomical -1350 and a Moneyline of +161. Toronto is at -1.5 with a +115 Spread and a -176 Moneyline. The game’s total is set at 8.5, with the over at (-105) and the under at (-115). Based on these odds and team performances, it’s hard to bet against Toronto here. The Moneyline of -176 for Toronto seems like the safest bet.


Kansas City Royals Betting Trends

The Royals have been struggling significantly, going 4-15 SU in their last 19 games. Their recent outings have been equally disappointing, with a 0-5 SU streak in their last five road games and a similar record against the Blue Jays. This recent form does not inspire confidence, and their inability to win games, especially on the road, makes them a risky pick.


Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends

Toronto, on the other hand, is surging at the right time. They boast a 5-1 SU in their last 6 games and a 4-1 SU in their last 5 home games. When playing at home against Kansas City, they have a solid 5-0 SU record. These trends, when combined with their overall strong stats, make them the team to bet on.


Kansas City Royals vs. Toronto Blue Jays 9/10/23 Betting Picks

Based on trends, team stats, and starting pitchers, it’s almost impossible to make a case for Kansas City. Berrios’ experience for Toronto provides a pitching edge, and their betting trends make them appear invincible against a struggling Royals team. For exclusive sports picks, stay tuned for expert insights on this matchup.

Free Pick and Prediction: Toronto Blue Jays will win 7-3.


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