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Max Scherzer Tigers at Home vs Toronto in MLB Clash

Toronto Blue JaysDetroit Tigers
Aug 21, 7:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

Toronto Blue Jays vs Detroit Tigers Odds

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The Tigers get a visit from the Toronto Blue Jays in baseball action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Tigers will turn to Max Scherzer and his 12-6 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Blue Jays send Ricky Romero (8-10) to the hill.

View Toronto vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Detroit sat as -200 favorites. The total was set at 9.

Power Rankings:
The Tigers sit at No. 3 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Blue Jays sit at an American League No. 10 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 5 ranking for hits in the American League at 9.2 per game. By contrast, the Blue Jays are rated No. 10 in the same category at 8.4 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Toronto owns the American League's No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 4.8 runs per game on the highway. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

The Blue Jays were a 11-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -154 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors. The Blue Jays endured a 11-2 loss at the hands of the Rangers on Sunday, with Henderson Alvarez throwing 4 1/3 innings of 12-hit ball at Rogers Centre.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 7-5 loser as they battled the Orioles at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Orioles at +155 were rewarded, while the 12 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Tigers endured a 7-5 loss at the hands of the Orioles on Sunday, with Doug Fister throwing 3 2/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Comerica Park.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 7-3
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Blue Jays at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Detroit
Toronto is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Toronto is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Toronto
Detroit is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games at home

Next up:
Toronto at Detroit, Wednesday, August 22