Jose Alvarez, R.A. Dickey take mound in Blue Jays vs Tigers tilt

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July 1, 1:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Detroit Tigers vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

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The Toronto Blue Jays will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Detroit Tigers invade Rogers Centre on Monday.

Toronto sends R.A. Dickey out against Jose Alvarez for the Tigers in this game. Dickey is 7-8 with a 4.72 ERA on the season, while Alvarez is 1-1 on the year and has a 3.78 ERA.

View Detroit vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Toronto was a -135 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 9.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 9-ranked Blue Jays and the American League No. 1-rated Tigers in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tigers rank No. 1 in the American League at 9.9 hits per game. That compares with Toronto’s No. 9 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the American League's No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. Toronto, on the other hand, rates No. 3 in scoring at home.

Detroit lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Rays on June 30. Bettors who backed the Rays at -120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Tigers were saddled with a loss last time out in Rick Porcello's start, as they lost 3-1 against Tampa Bay on Sunday at Tropicana Field.

The Blue Jays were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -152 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for UNDER bettors. Toronto didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-4 to Boston on Sunday at Fenway Park.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

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

A few Tigers at Blue Jays trends to consider:
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 9 games
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Toronto is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Toronto's last 22 games at home

Next up:
Detroit at Toronto, Tuesday, July 2

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