Any MLB betting fan who knows even a little bit about baseball will make some bold predictions before the season gets started. Bets are made before a ball is thrown, and many of those tickets are now I the trash. Anyone who took the Toronto Blue Jays to win the AL East or World Series at the start of the year were probably a little worried, but those fears have now all been washed away. The Jays will try to keep rolling when they welcome in the Detroit Tigers for a 3-game series on Friday.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Detroit Tigers MLB Game InformationDate/Time: August 28, 7:07 PM ETVenue: Rogers Centre, TorontoTV: SNET, TVA SportsRadio: SN590Opening Lines: Toronto -220, Detroit +204 R.A. Dickey (8-10, 4.26 ERA) will start on Friday, and has gone unbeaten in his last 7 starts.The Detroit Tigers (60-66) have a problem right now, and it’s one that the Jays must be delighted about. The Tigers seem unable to keep their opponents off the board, unless of course Justin Verlander is on the mound for them. Verlander has given up just 1 earned run in his last 4 starts, and came ridiculously close to throwing his third career no-hitter on Wednesday night. The rest of the Detroit pitching staff don’t even come close to what he is doing right now, and their opponents are taking advantage of the poor efforts of that staff.Verlander won’t get a start in this series, so there is the distinct possibility that things could once again get very ugly for the Tigers pitchers. It will be Matt Boyd 91-4, 7.04 ERA) who will get the start against his former club.
Key Betting Trends
- Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit’s last 7 games
- Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto’s last 5 games