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MLB Betting Line Favors the Toronto Blue Jays over the Detroit Tigers

The visiting Detroit Tigers hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to pick up a win at Rogers Centre against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Mike Pelfrey gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Detroit Tigers on Friday; he's 2-7 on the season. The Toronto Blue Jays, meanwhile, will counter with J.A. Happ, who will be looking to improve on his 11-3 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Detroit Tigers were 155 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 10 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Blue Jays to win this game 7.1-1.5. 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

The Toronto Blue Jays sport a record of 49-39 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Tigers sit at 45-41 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Detroit injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Toronto Blue Jays at No. 1 and the Detroit Tigers at No. 15 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Toronto Blue Jays No. 6-ranked scoring average of 4.92 runs per game, against a Detroit Tigers offense rated No. 8 and scoring 4.9 runs per game. The Blue Jays have averaged 8.55 hits per game to date this season, less than the Tigers hitters have managed (9.37 per nine innings).

Toronto owns the No. 8 defense, allowing 4.92 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's No. 23-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-4 to Toronto on Thursday at Rogers Centre.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Detroit is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Toronto is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 9 games
  • Toronto is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Toronto, Saturday, July 9th