Tigers vs. Blue Jays Prediction
Can the Toronto Blue Jays grind out another win over the free-falling Detroit Tigers when the two meet up this afternoon at 1:07PM ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Saturday, June 30, 2018
1:07PM 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 -185 to win. The Tigers are listed with a money line of +160 to prevail, while the over/under total has been set at 9.5 runs. The public betting for this game is currently split right down the middle. 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 losing streak up to 10
The Detroit Tigers were just 1 game within the .500 mark last week and now they have lost 10 straight following a 3-2 loss at Toronto on Friday. Detroit is now 36-47 overall and 13-26 on the road. The Tigers are averaging just 4.01 runs per game on offense while allowing 4.74 per game on the mound.
The Tigers hand the ball to Matthew Boyd this afternoon. He is 4-6 on the season through 15 starts with a 4.15 ERA and a 1.23 WHIP. Boyd has pitched a total of 82.1 innings in 2018 and has 69 strikeouts with 33 walks.
Blue Jays a winning team at home
Toronto opened up the weekend series with the 3-2 victory to get themselves over the .500 hump at home. The Blue Jays are now 38-43 overall and 21-20 at home. The Blue Jays are putting up 4.48 runs per game on offense this year while allowing 4.89 per contest.
Sam Gaviglio gets the start for the Blue Jays on Saturday. He has started seven games this year and is 2-2 with a 3.98 ERA and a 1.23 WHIP. Gaviglio has pitched a total of 40.2 innings this year and has 40 strikeouts with 11 walks.
MLB Betting Trends
The Tigers are just 2-10 in Boyd’s last 12 road starts overall and 0-5 in his last five road starts against a losing team.
Toronto has won nine of its last 10 at home and they have won five straight home games against losing teams.
At one point, Boyd looked like possible trade potential for a contender, but he has given up 11 runs over his last seven innings of work. The Tigers are a mess right now. They need something to get them on track, but I don’t think Boyd will be able to give it to them today. Gaviglio has been earning a lot of strikeouts and working his ERA down. I will take my chances on Toronto handing Detroit another loss.
The Pick: Toronto Blue Jays -185