Gambling911.com has your Indians vs. Blue Jays Game 5 betting odds with an elimination on the line for Toronto, which managed to survive Tuesday for another day.
Toronto is at -180, Cleveland at +160 and the total was coming in at either 8 or 8.5 depending on the book.
PITCHING MATCHUP: Indians LH Ryan Merritt (2016: 1-0, 1.64 ERA) vs. Blue Jays RH Marco Estrada (1-1, 1.65)
Merritt will become the second pitcher in major-league history to start a playoff game after making just one regular-season start in his career.
Estrada is hoping to duplicate the effort from his start in Game 5 of last year's ALCS, when he yielded one run over 7 2/3 innings against Kansas City to keep Toronto from being eliminated
Cleveland has won 9 of its last 10 games overall.
And how about the potential for an UNDER here?
The UNDER is 8-2 in the last 10 meetings in Toronto, 21-6-1 in Toronto’s last 28 overall and 10-2 in Cleveland’s last 12 on astroturf.
- Dan Shapiro, Gambling911.com