TORONTO, CANADA (The Spread) - Will the over stay hot when the Blue Jays host the Tigers at 1:07PM ET today?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Tigers are -116 money line favorites over the Blue Jays, who are +107 money line home underdogs. The total for this game is currently sitting at 8 runs.
The Tigers will throw Max Scherzer, who is 13-4 with a 3.24 ERA and is 4-0 with a 1.79 ERA in six career starts against the Blue Jays. On the other side, the Jays will throw Marcus Stroman, who is 7-3 with a 3.49 ERA and is 5-1 with a 2.82 ERA in 10 all-time home appearances with seven starts in his career.
The over is 9-2 in the last 11 meetings between these two teams and 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Toronto. The over is also 4-1 in their last five games as a home underdog, 6-1-1 in their last eight home games versus a right-handed starter and 6-2-1 in their last nine home games.
The over is also 4-1 in Scherzer's last five starts coming off four days of rest, 13-5 in their last 18 road games versus a team with a winning home record and 5-1 in his last six starts after scoring five runs or more in their previous game.