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Moneyline Favors Toronto Blue Jays in MLB Battle with Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Blue Jays in Toronto at Rogers Centre on Thursday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

The match puts starter Justin Verlander for the Detroit Tigers on the hill facing Drew Hutchison for the Toronto Blue Jays. Verlander brings a 8-6 mark to the game, while Hutchison is 1-0 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Detroit Tigers were 118 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.8-3.0 victory for the Blue Jays. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Detroit Tigers vs Toronto Blue Jays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

48-39 Toronto battles the Tigers, currently with a 45-40 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Detroit injuries news.

This game puts the Toronto Blue Jays, most recently No. 1 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Detroit Tigers, who rate a No. 11 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Toronto Blue Jays No. 7 ranked offense (4.92 runs per game) against a Detroit Tigers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 22 at 4.8 runs allowed per game. The Toronto Blue Jays have been averaging 8.51 hits per game, less than the Detroit Tigers have managed so far this season (9.39 hits on average).

Defensively, Detroit features the No. 23-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.93 runs per game. Toronto, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 at home, scoring 5.07 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit enjoyed a laugher in their last game on Wednesday, running up a 12-2 score against the Indians.

I Kennedy fanned 10 Toronto batters last time out, but Toronto were able to or rally for a 4-2 win on Wednesday at Rogers Centre.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Detroit is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games
  • Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Toronto is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Toronto is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Toronto, Friday, July 8th