Angels Vs Blue Jays: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 26, 2022

Written By Staff on May 26, 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays (23-20) meet the Los Angeles Angels (27-18) after Danny Jansen homered twice in an 8-1 win over the Cardinals. It starts at 9:38 PM ET on Thursday. Los Angeles (-167 to win) has Shohei Ohtani set to start, while Toronto (+143) counters Hyun Jin Ryu.

The betting trends in the article below use the latest odds as of May 26, 2022 at 9:24 PM ET.

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Angels vs Blue Jays Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Ohtani (LAA) Pitcher Ryu (TOR)
3 – 2 W/L 1 – 0
38.1 IP 18.0
2.58 ERA 6.00
0.887 WHIP 1.333
10.3 K/9 5.5
1.9 BB/9 1.5

Angels Probable Starter Shohei Ohtani

  • Ohtani will start for the Angels, his first this season.
  • Over his seven games this season, he has a 2.58 ERA and averages 10.3 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • The Blue Jays have put up 158 runs this season (25th in MLB) and are batting .232 collectively with 45 home runs (12th in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 26, 2022 at 9:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Blue Jays Stats vs Ohtani

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Matt Chapman 12 .333 4 2 5 .429 1.346
George Springer 9 .444 4 1 3 .500 1.278
Teoscar Hernández 3 .333 1 0 1 .333 .666
Raimel Tapia 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 2 .500 1 0 0 .667 1.167
Santiago Espinal 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Blue Jays Probable Starter Hyun Jin Ryu

  • The Blue Jays’ Hyun-Jin Ryu (1-0) will make his fifth start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Friday, when he threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings against the Cincinnati Reds while allowing six hits.
  • The 35-year-old has pitched to a 6.00 ERA this season with 5.5 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 1.5 walks per nine across four games.
  • In four starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in one of them.
  • The Angels rank fourth in MLB with 214 runs scored this season. They have a .247 batting average this campaign with 60 home runs (second in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 26, 2022 at 9:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Angels Stats vs Ryu

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Anthony Rendon 13 .308 4 1 1 .308 1.000
Kurt Suzuki 12 .167 2 0 2 .167 .417
Mike Trout 12 .083 1 0 0 .083 .166
Andrew Velazquez 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Luis Rengifo 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Angels Betting Trends

  • The Angels have been the moneyline favorite 36 total times this season. They’ve gone 23-13 in those games.
  • Los Angeles is 6-5 (winning 54.5% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -167 or shorter.
  • The Angels have an implied moneyline win probability of 62.5% in this contest.
  • Los Angeles has had an over/under set by bookmakers 45 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 20 of those games (20-22-3).
  • The Angels are 24-21-0 ATS this season.
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Blue Jays Betting Trends

  • The Blue Jays have entered the game as underdogs 12 times this season and won four, or 33.3%, of those games.
  • Toronto has entered three games this season as the underdog by +143 or more and is 2-1 in those contests.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 41.2% chance of a victory for the Blue Jays.
  • So far this season, Toronto and its opponents have hit the over in 15 of their 43 games with a total.
  • The Blue Jays are 18-25-0 against the spread in their 43 chances this season.

Angels Players to Watch

  • Mike Trout has 45 hits with a .425 on-base percentage and a .674 slugging percentage, all club-bests for the Angels. He is batting .319 with 12 doubles, a triple, 12 home runs and 24 walks.
  • Among the qualifying hitters in MLB, Trout ranks 12th in batting average, third in on-base percentage, and second in slugging.
  • Taylor Ward is hitting .370 with six doubles, two triples, nine home runs and 23 walks.
  • Ward enters this game on a 10-game hitting streak. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .385 with two doubles, a triple, three home runs, six walks and eight RBI.
  • Ohtani is batting .240 with eight doubles, nine home runs and 16 walks.
  • Anthony Rendon has nine doubles, five home runs and 21 walks while hitting .248.

Angels Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Shohei Ohtani 175 .240 31 9 28 .307 .747
Jared Walsh 152 .243 21 9 27 .303 .764
Anthony Rendon 145 .248 15 5 23 .343 .757
Mike Trout 141 .319 35 12 26 .425 1.099
Brandon Marsh 128 .273 17 4 24 .329 .727
Andrew Velazquez 111 .198 14 2 10 .260 .557
Taylor Ward 108 .370 27 9 23 .481 1.194
Tyler Wade 92 .228 11 0 6 .276 .548
Max Stassi 69 .217 13 3 8 .299 .676
Matt Duffy 53 .245 3 0 2 .310 .574

Blue Jays Players to Watch

  • George Springer has 40 hits, which leads Toronto hitters this season, while batting .274 with 17 extra-base hits.
  • Of all the qualifying hitters in the majors, Springer ranks 42nd in batting average, 40th in on-base percentage and 15th in slugging percentage.
  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads Toronto in OBP (.356) this season, fueled by 40 hits.
  • Among all qualified hitters, Guerrero ranks 57th in batting average, 35th in on-base percentage and 44th in slugging percentage.
  • Santiago Espinal has collected 40 base hits, an OBP of .342 and a slugging percentage of .418 this season.
  • Bo Bichette leads Toronto with a slugging percentage of .393, fueled by 15 extra-base hits.

Blue Jays Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Bo Bichette 178 .242 19 6 21 .278 .671
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 152 .263 18 8 22 .356 .803
George Springer 146 .274 26 8 25 .351 .865
Matt Chapman 146 .192 16 6 17 .283 .639
Santiago Espinal 141 .284 14 2 17 .342 .760
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 138 .225 13 2 12 .273 .599
Raimel Tapia 126 .222 15 1 9 .256 .526
Alejandro Kirk 112 .268 9 1 7 .354 .693
Teoscar Hernández 79 .152 5 2 8 .212 .465
Bradley Zimmer 46 .130 4 1 1 .184 .445

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