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Toronto Blue Jays vs Detroit Tigers in MLB odds

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May 7, 4:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Detroit Tigers vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

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The Toronto Blue Jays battle the visiting Detroit Tigers on Saturday in MLB betting action at Rogers Centre.

Justin Verlander gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Tigers on this day; he's 2-3 on the season. The Blue Jays, meanwhile, will counter with Ricky Romero, who will be looking to improve on his 2-3 mark.

View Detroit vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Blue Jays as +118 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 2 (Blue Jays) and the No. 10 (Tigers) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Toronto's No. 5 ranked American League offense (4.4 runs per game) against a Tigers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 11 in the American League at 4.7 runs allowed per game. The Blue Jays have been averaging 8.8 hits per game, more than the Tigers have managed so far this season (8.5 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Toronto has the American League's No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Tigers own the American League's No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

Detroit was a 7-4 loser in its last match on the road against the Blue Jays. They lost as +101 underdogs, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors. Detroit didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-4 to Toronto on Friday at Rogers Centre.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

A few Tigers at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Toronto
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Detroit is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
Toronto is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Toronto, Sunday, May 8

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