Guardians vs. Blue Jays MLB Preview: Lineups, Odds, Stats, & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on June 14, 2024
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The Cleveland Guardians are scheduled to play against the Toronto Blue Jays on June 14, at 7:07 p.m. ET at Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON, Canada. The game will be broadcast on SNET. MLB betting odds favor the Blue Jays in what is expected to be a relatively low scoring game. The game is set to be played under clear skies with a high of 72°F.

Guardians vs. Blue Jays Betting Odds

The Toronto Blue Jays enter tonight’s game as slight favorites with a moneyline price of -135 compared to the Guardians’ +113. The over/under for the game is set at 8 runs, while the run line is -1.5 at all Ohio sportsbooks. Collectively, these MLB odds imply a final score of 5-3, resulting in a Blue Jays victory

  • Bet365: Blue Jays -135, over/under 8.0
  • BetMGM: Blue Jays -135, over/under 8.0
  • Caesars: Blue Jays -135, over/under 8.0
  • BetRivers: Blue Jays -135, over/under 8.0

MLB odds are subject to change

Guardians vs. Blue Jays projected starting lineups

Guardians starting lineup

  1. LF Steven Kwan (L)
  2. 2B Andrés Giménez (L)
  3. 3B José Ramírez (S)
  4. 1B Josh Naylor (L)
  5. RF Will Brennan (L)
  6. DH Kyle Manzardo (L)
  7. C Bo Naylor (L)
  8. CF Tyler Freeman (R)
  9. SS Brayan Rocchio (S)

Blue Jays starting lineup

  1. RF George Springer (R)
  2. 1B Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (R)
  3. SS Bo Bichette (R)
  4. DH Justin Turner (R)
  5. LF Davis Schneider (R)
  6. C Alejandro Kirk (R)
  7. CF Daulton Varsho (L)
  8. 2B Isiah Kiner-Falefa (R)
  9. 3B Ernie Clement (R)

Guardians vs Blue Jays Projected StartersJune 14

(CLE) Logan Allen (L)6-35.571.5118.47.8
(TOR) Kevin Gausman (R)5-44.001.2522.85.3

Guardians vs. Blue Jays Injuries

Guardians: Shane Bieber (SP) out for the season with elbow injury. Trevor Stephan (RP), James Karinchak (RP), and Eli Morgan (RP) also on the 60-day injured list with elbow and shoulder issues. Ben Lively (SP) is questionable with an undisclosed issue.

Blue Jays: Alek Manoah (SP) out for the season with UCL surgery. Jordan Romano (RP) expected back late June from elbow inflammation. Yariel Rodríguez (SP) out with back issues, expected mid-June return. Kevin Kiermaier (CF) probable with knee contusion.

Cleveland Guardians Team Stats

The Cleveland Guardians lead the AL Central with a record of 43-23. With a 3.43 ERA — one of the best in the league — the Guardians pitching group has been solid on the season. The Guardians’ offense is also notable, averaging 5 runs per game with a batting average of .239. The Guardians are 6-4 in their last 10 games.

  • Runs per game: 5.0
  • Team average: .239
  • Team home runs: 73
  • Team Stolen bases: 60
  • Team ERA: 3.43
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 595

Toronto Blue Jays Team Stats

The Toronto Blue Jays are positioned 4th in the AL East with a 33-35 record. Their performance metrics include a batting average of .232 and an ERA of 4.11. The Blue Jays’ recent series against the Brewers resulted in a split, with a similar pattern of a loss followed by a win. Their last ten games have been evenly matched with a 5-5 record, indicating a need for momentum.

  • Runs per game: 3.9
  • Team average: .232
  • Team home runs: 56
  • Team Stolen bases: 36
  • Team ERA: 4.11
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 549

Guardians vs. Blue Jays Player Stats

José Ramírez stands out for the Cleveland Guardians with a solid batting average and leading in home runs and RBIs, making him a crucial player for MLB betting odds. On the Toronto Blue Jays side, Davis Schneider’s recent performance, leading in RBIs, alongside Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s top batting average, highlights their potential impact against the Guardians.

Cleveland Guardians Stat Leaders

José Ramírez is a key player for the Guardians, leading the team in batting average, home runs, RBIs, runs, and stolen bases. His performance, along with the team’s consistency on the mound, could influence the Guardians vs. Blue Jays MLB betting odds.

  • AVG Leader: José Ramírez – .273
  • HR Leader: José Ramírez – 18
  • RBI Leader: José Ramírez – 62
  • Runs Leader: José Ramírez – 51
  • SB Leader: José Ramírez – 11

Toronto Blue Jays Stat Leaders

For the Blue Jays, Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s batting average and Davis Schneider’s RBIs are significant, providing a potential edge in tonight’s matchup against the Guardians.

  • AVG Leader: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. – .281
  • HR Leader: Daulton Varsho – 10
  • RBI Leader: Davis Schneider – 32
  • Runs Leader: Daulton Varsho – 38
  • SB Leader: George Springer – 8
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