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The Toronto Blue Jays and the Detroit Tigers will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Comerica Park.
The Blue Jays will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Josh Johnson in this game. Johnson has a 0-0 record and a 4.50 ERA this season.
It'll be Doug Fister toeing the rubber for the Tigers in this contest. Righthander Fister is 1-0 with a 5.40 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for Toronto, they were an 8-6 winner as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at +125 were rewarded, while the 14 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Toronto: 3-5 SU
Detroit: 4-4 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a win are 3-7
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Toronto's last 11 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games at home
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Toronto
Toronto at Kansas City, Friday, April 12
Detroit at Oakland, Friday, April 12