Predictions for Blue Jays vs. Pirates: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 1

Saturday’s game at Rogers Centre has the Toronto Blue Jays (27-29) going head to head against the Pittsburgh Pirates (26-31) at 3:07 PM ET (on June 1). Our computer prediction projects a narrow 5-4 win for the Blue Jays, so it should be a tight matchup.

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Blue Jays vs. Pirates Matchup Info

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Blue Jays vs. Pirates Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Blue Jays 5, Pirates 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs

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Blue Jays vs. Pirates Betting Lines

Blue Jays vs Pirates Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Blue Jays -155 +130 7.5 -115 -105

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Blue Jays Betting Insights

  • Toronto has won 21, or 58.3%, of the 36 contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year.
  • This year, the Blue Jays have won 10 of 14 games when listed as at least -155 or better on the moneyline.
  • Toronto and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 23 of 56 opportunities.
  • The Blue Jays went 7-5 across the 12 games in which they were favored on the moneyline in their past 15 matchups.
  • In its past 15 matchups, Toronto and its opponents combined to hit the over on the total six times (all 15 games had set totals).

Pirates Betting Insights

  • Pittsburgh has gone 15-16 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 48.4% of those games).
  • The Pirates have gone 3-6 when playing as a moneyline underdog with odds of +130 or longer (33.3%).
  • Pittsburgh has had an over/under set by bookmakers 57 times, and it has combined with opponents to go over the total in 28 of those games (28-25-4).
  • In 11 games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Pirates had a record of 5-6.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, Pittsburgh and its opponents have failed to hit the over five times.

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Blue Jays vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

Blue Jays’ Starting Pitcher: Yusei Kikuchi

  • The 32-year-old has an ERA of 3.25, a 4.69 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.197 in 11 games this season.
  • Yusei Kikuchi’s team has won 28.6% of his starts when they are favored on the moneyline (2-5).
  • Kikuchi’s team has won three of his 11 starts.
  • Games Kikuchi has started this season hit the over three times in 11 chances.

Pirates’ Starting Pitcher: Mitch Keller

  • The 28-year-old has a 3.59 ERA and 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings during 11 games this season, while allowing a batting average of .253 to opposing hitters.
  • The Pirates have a 5-1 record in Keller’s six starts this season when they were the moneyline underdog.
  • Keller’s team has a 7-4 record in his starts this season.
  • Mitch Keller has had 11 starts with a set total this season, and the teams combined to hit the over in five of those outings.

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Blue Jays’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 27-29
Home 13-12
Road 14-17
One-Run Games 4-9
Scoring 5+ Runs 21-3

Pirates’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 26-31
Home 12-15
Road 14-16
One-Run Games 10-9
Scoring 5+ Runs 18-3

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