Detroit Tigers at Toronto Blue Jays Betting Odds and Pick

Detroit Tigers

vs

Toronto Blue Jays
Friday, August 08, 2014 7:07 PM ET
Rogers Centre

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Detroit Tigers dueling the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday at Rogers Centre.

The match puts starter Anibal Sanchez for the Detroit Tigers on the hill facing R.A. Dickey for the Toronto Blue Jays. Sanchez brings a 8-5 mark to the game, while Dickey is 9-11 to date on the season.

Detroit Tigers vs Toronto Blue Jays Opening Odds and Betting Line

Toronto was a 117 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.5.

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Computer Prediction: Detroit Tigers vs Toronto Blue Jays Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.8-4.6 win for the Tigers on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.8-4.6 result in favor of the Tigers today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Detroit Tigers vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Toronto (61-55) will face the 62-50 Tigers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Detroit injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Toronto Blue Jays rated this week at No. 9 and the Detroit Tigers sitting at No. 15.

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How Detroit Tigers vs Toronto Blue Jays Stats Matchup

At the plate, Toronto owns the No. 5 ranking for hits at 9 per game. By contrast, the Detroit Tigers are rated No. 2 in the same category at 9.4 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 3.69 runs per game on the highway. Toronto, on the other hand, rates No. 3 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Detroit was a 1-0 loser on the road against the Yankees. Bettors on New York at -115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Tigers were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the New York staff and losing 1-0 to the Yankees on Thursday at Yankee Stadium.

The Blue Jays were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Orioles. That made winners of bettors who got Baltimore at +107 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Blue Jays starter, JA Happ, was terrific in striking out 12 Baltimore batters last time out, but Toronto still lost 2-1 on Thursday at Rogers Centre.

Detroit Tigers vs Toronto Blue Jays Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games
Detroit is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing Toronto
Toronto is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto's last 10 games when playing Detroit

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