12-0 Scherzer takes mound in Toronto
The Detroit Tigers are expected to have 12-0 Max Scherzer on the mound on Wednesday night at the Rogers Centre as they continue their MLB betting set against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Scherzer is 3-0 with a 1.59 ERA over his five career starts against the Blue Jays, and he ran his 2013 numbers to 12-0 with a 3.10 ERA last time out by giving up three runs on four hits over seven innings in a victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Josh Johnson will be on the mound for the Blue Jays; Johnson is 1-2 to date on the season.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 1-rated Tigers taking on the American League's No. 9-rated Blue Jays in this contest.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Toronto owns the No. 9 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.6 per game. By contrast, the Tigers are rated No. 1 in the same category at 9.9 per game.
Defensively, Detroit features the American League's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 4 runs per game. Toronto, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the American League at home, scoring 5.2 runs per game.
Detroit was a 7-6 winner in its last match on the road against the Blue Jays. They won as -150 favorites, while the total score of 13 made winners of OVER bettors. The Tigers grabbed a win last time out, defeating Chien-Ming Wang and the Blue Jays 7-6 on Tuesday at Rogers Centre.
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
A few Tigers at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Toronto
Detroit is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Detroit
Toronto is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games at home
Toronto is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games
Detroit at Toronto, Thursday, July 4