Friday's contest that pits the Toronto Blue Jays (65-52) versus the Chicago Cubs (59-56) at Rogers Centre has a good chance to be a competitive matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 5-3 in favor of the Blue Jays. Game time is at 7:07 PM ET on August 11.

The probable pitchers are Jose Berrios (9-7) for the Blue Jays and Javier Assad (1-2) for the Cubs.

Blue Jays vs. Cubs Game Info & Odds

  • When: Friday, August 11, 2023 at 7:07 PM ET
  • Where: Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario
  • How to Watch on TV: Apple TV+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Blue Jays vs. Cubs Score Prediction

Our prediction for this matchup is Blue Jays 5, Cubs 4.

Total Prediction for Blue Jays vs. Cubs

  • Total Prediction: Under 9 runs

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Discover More About This Game

Blue Jays Performance Insights

  • The Blue Jays have played as the favorite in seven of their past 10 games and won four of those contests.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Toronto and its opponents are 2-8-0 in its last 10 games with a total.
  • There has not been a spread set for any of the Blue Jays' last 10 games.
  • The Blue Jays have won 43, or 55.8%, of the 77 games they've played as favorites this season.
  • Toronto has a record of 20-16, a 55.6% win rate, when favored by -155 or more by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Blue Jays have a 60.8% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Toronto ranks 15th in the majors with 523 total runs scored this season.
  • The Blue Jays have a 3.73 team ERA that ranks first across all MLB pitching staffs.

Cubs Performance Insights

  • In four games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Cubs have posted a mark of 2-2.
  • In its last 10 games with an over/under, Chicago and its opponents have combined to eclipse the total six times.
  • The last 10 Cubs matchups have not had a runline posted by oddsmakers.
  • The Cubs have been underdogs in 54 games this season and have come away with the win 23 times (42.6%) in those contests.
  • This season, Chicago has been victorious nine times in 18 chances when named as an underdog of at least +130 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Cubs have a 43.5% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Chicago scores the fifth-most runs in baseball (582 total, 5.1 per game).
  • Cubs pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.22 ERA this year, which ranks 16th in MLB.

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Blue Jays Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
August 6 @ Red Sox W 13-1 Chris Bassitt vs Brennan Bernardino
August 7 @ Guardians W 3-1 Hyun-Jin Ryu vs Gavin Williams
August 8 @ Guardians L 1-0 Yusei Kikuchi vs Tanner Bibee
August 9 @ Guardians W 1-0 Kevin Gausman vs Logan Allen
August 10 @ Guardians L 4-3 Alek Manoah vs Noah Syndergaard
August 11 Cubs - José Berríos vs Javier Assad
August 12 Cubs - Chris Bassitt vs Justin Steele
August 13 Cubs - Hyun-Jin Ryu vs Jameson Taillon
August 15 Phillies - Yusei Kikuchi vs Zack Wheeler
August 16 Phillies - Kevin Gausman vs Michael Lorenzen
August 18 @ Reds - TBA vs TBA

Cubs Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
August 5 Braves W 8-6 Javier Assad vs Bryce Elder
August 6 Braves W 6-4 Justin Steele vs Charlie Morton
August 7 @ Mets L 11-2 Drew Smyly vs Kodai Senga
August 8 @ Mets W 3-2 Jameson Taillon vs Carlos Carrasco
August 9 @ Mets L 4-3 Kyle Hendricks vs David Peterson
August 11 @ Blue Jays - Javier Assad vs José Berríos
August 12 @ Blue Jays - Justin Steele vs Chris Bassitt
August 13 @ Blue Jays - Jameson Taillon vs Hyun-Jin Ryu
August 15 White Sox - Jameson Taillon vs Touki Toussaint
August 16 White Sox - Kyle Hendricks vs Mike Clevinger
August 18 Royals - TBA vs TBA