Tigers vs Blue Jays odds

Jul 30, 2022; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter George Springer (4) dives past Detroit Tigers catcher Eric Haase (13) to score in the sixth inning after a Toronto Blue Jays short stop Bo Bichette (11) (not shown) sacrifice fly at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Gerry Angus-USA TODAY Sports

  • The Toronto Blue Jays are -292 home favorites over the Detroit Tigers in an American League afternoon game on Sunday, July 31
  • Toronto has won two of the first three games of this four-game series
  • Detroit is 7-5 straight up in the past 12 games played at Toronto

There’s no questioning that the Toronto Blue Jays (56-45, 33-21 home) are the much better team this season than the Detroit Tigers (41-61, 16-34 away). Still, when they take the diamond to face each other in Toronto, there appears to be little difference.

The Blue Jays have won two of three games in this current four-game set at Toronto. However, Detroit is 7-5 straight up over the past 12 games played on the road against the Blue Jays. Overall, it’s Toronto with a 6-2 SU edge over Detroit in the past eight games.

It’s the Blue Jays who are being made solid -292 favorites to take Sunday’s series finale. At 23-25, Detroit is one of just two MLB teams under .500 against the run line as an away underdog.

First pitch at Rogers Centre is set for 12:05 pm ET on Sunday, July 31. The weather forecast is showing cloudy skies with 10 mph wind and a temperature of 83 degrees.

Tigers vs Blue Jays Odds

Team Moneyline Runline Total
Detroit Tigers +235 +1.5 (+105) O 9 (-110)
Toronto Blue Jays -292 -1.5 (-125) U 9 (-110)

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At odds of -292, the Blue Jays are offering an implied probability of victory of 74.49% in the MLB betting line. A successful $10 wager on Toronto would deliver a payout of $13.40.

In the MLB betting trends, the public is also backing the Blue Jays. There’s 57% of both the moneyline and run line wagers on the Blue Jays. As far as the total, it’s the over drawing 57% of the public money.

The Blue Jays are the +280 second betting choice to win the AL East in the MLB Division odds. The MLB pennant odds have Toronto as the +550 third choice. In the World Series odds, bettors can access +1200 odds on the Blue Jays to be MLB champions. Should you be considering a futures bet on the Tigers, they’re +8000 to win the AL Central, +100000 to take the AL pennant and +100000 to capture the World Series.

Detroit vs Toronto Probable Pitchers

A promising start to his MLB career by Tigers right-hander Garrett Hill quickly plummeted southward. Hill worked six innings of two-hit ball, allowing one earned run and getting 4-1 win over Cleveland in his MLB debut on July 4.

In three starts since, Hill has allowed 12 earned runs in 15 innings and is 0-2. The Tigers have lost all three of those games. In his last start against San Diego, Hill struck out two and walked four.

Hill is 0-2 with an 8.10 ERA in two road starts. He’ll be facing the Blue Jays for the first time in his brief MLB career.

Hill vs Berrios Stats

1-2 Record 7-4
5.57 ERA 5.20
6.82 xERA 5.24
1.29 WHIP 1.37
2.92 SO/W Ratio 3.85

The Toronto offense tends to show up whenever right-hander Jose Berrios is on the bump. In 12 of his 20 starts this season, the Blue Jays have scored five or more runs. Five times, they’ve clicked for double digits on the scoreboard.

Berrios rates among the bottom percentile of MLB hurlers in xwOBAcon (.425)). He’s in the bottom 4% in xSLG (.486), the bottom 8% in hard hit percentage (45.0) and the bottom 9% in both xBA (.277) and exit velocity (90.6).

Berrios is 2-0 with a 3.41 ERA in five July starts. He’s a perfect 5-0 in 10 home starts with a 3.41 ERA.

He beat Detroit 10-1 on June 10. Berrios allowed one earned run in eight innings. Over 13 career appearances against the Tigers including 12 starts, Berrios is 6-2 with a 4.30 ERA.

Batting Average vs Starting Pitchers

Blue Jays Batters Batting Average vs Hill Tigers Batters Batting Average vs Berrios
Bo Bichette .000 Akil Baddoo .286
Cavan Bigio .000 Tucker Barnhart .000
Matt Chapman .000 Javier Baez .000
Zack Collins .000 Miguel Cabrera .190
Santiago Espinal .000 Jeimar Candelario .143
Vladimir Guerrero Jr .000 Harold Castro .500
Lourdes Gurriel Jr .000 Willi Castro .000
Teoscar Hernandez .000 Kody Clemens .000
Danny Jansen .000 Riley Greene .000
Alejandro Kirk .000 Robbie Grossman .467
George Springer .000 Eric Haase .000
Raimel Tapia .000 Victor Reyes .333
Bradley Zimmer .000 Jonathan Schoop .125

Detroit’s Harold Castro is 7-for-14 (.500) with an RBI when facing Berrios. Robbie Grossman is 7-for-15 (.467) with a solo homer. Victor Reyes is 3-for-9 (.333).

No Blue Jays batter has ever faced Hill in an MLB game.

Tigers vs Blue Jays Prediction

The Blue Jays are 11-0 in the last 11 home starts by Berrios. The club record is 12 start home wins, set by Hall of Famer Roy Halladay in 2007-08. Toronto is 11-3 SU over the last 14 games.

Meanwhile, Hill is absolutely dismal on the road. And as mentioned earlier, run support is a consistent Berrios ally.

Pick: Toronto Blue Jays RL -1.5 (-125)

 

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