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April 9, 1:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

Toronto Blue Jays vs Detroit Tigers Odds

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MLB wagering interest swings to the Detroit vs Toronto battle on Tuesday at Comerica Park as the Tigers try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Detroit hands the ball to starter Anibal Sanchez in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-0 mark on the year. Toronto counters with Brandon Morrow, who will try to quiet the fans and the Tigers bats at the same time.

View Toronto vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Detroit sat as -139 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 8, according to 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Tigers - Blue Jays odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 3 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Toronto is at No. 8 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Detroit's American League No. 10-ranked scoring average of 4 runs per game, against a Blue Jays offense rated No. 13 and scoring 3.7 runs per game in the league. The Tigers have averaged 9.7 hits per game to date this season, more than the Blue Jays hitters have managed (7.5 per nine innings).

Defensively, Toronto features the American League's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the American League at home, scoring 5.3 runs per game.

In their last action, Toronto was a 13-0 loser at home against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at +112 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Toronto was routed on Sunday at Rogers Centre, having a 13-0 loss put on them by the Boston Red Sox in baseball betting action.

In their last action, Detroit was a 7-0 loser at home against the Yankees. Bettors on New York at +183 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Detroit didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by C.C. Sabathia in a losing cause, 7-0, against New York on Sunday.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few Blue Jays at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Toronto is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Toronto
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toronto

Next up:
Toronto at Detroit, Wednesday, April 10

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