Tigers vs. Blue Jays Prediction
Will the Toronto Blue Jays add to the Detroit Tigers’ current losing streak when the two open a weekend series tonight at 7:07PM ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Friday, June 29, 2018
7:07PM ET – Rogers Centre
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers, the Blue Jays are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -180 to win. The Tigers are listed with a money line of +160 to prevail, while the over/under total has been set at 8.5 runs. The public betting for this game has 68 percent of the wagers going on Toronto at home. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Tigers a mess
The Detroit Tigers dropped their ninth straight game on Thursday in a 4-2 loss to the Athletics. Detroit is now 36-46 overall and 13-25 on the road. The Tigers are averaging just 4.01 runs per game on offense while allowing 4.74 per game on the mound.
Francisco Liriano gets the start for the Tigers this evening. He has started 11 games this season and has a 3-3 record with a 3.94 ERA and a 1.25 WHIP. Liriano has pitched a total of 61.2 innings this year and has 48 strikeouts with 32 walks.
Blue Jays lose to Astros
The Blue Jays suffered a pair of losses at Houston before getting Thursday off. Toronto comes into tonight 37-43 overall and 20-20 at home. The Blue Jays are putting up 4.48 runs per game on offense while allowing 4.89 per contest.
Marcus Stroman takes the mound for the Blue Jays on Friday. Stroman has started just eight games this season and has an 0-5 record with a 6.80 ERA and a 1.68 WHIP. Stroman has pitched a total of 42.1 innings and has 37 strikeouts with 19 walks.
MLB Betting Trends
The Tigers have lost five of Liriano’s last six starts overall and his last four road starts. They also have lost 15 of their last 21 Friday games.
The Blue Jays have won eight of their last nine home games and four straight at home against a losing team.
Stroman has some poor numbers this year, but he looked respectable in his return from injury last weekend. He pitched five scoreless innings against the Angels on the road. The Tigers are really struggling at the plate and Liriano has been trending downward on the mound. Look for Toronto to add to Detroit’s losing streak tonight.
The Pick: Toronto Blue Jays -180