MLB Matchups  >>  Detroit vs. Toronto Preview 07/01/2013

The fans at Rogers Centre will be treated to a game between the Detroit Tigers and the Toronto Blue Jays when they take their seats on Monday.

The Tigers will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Jose Alvarez in this game. Alvarez has a 1-1 record and a 3.78 ERA this season.

It'll be R.A. Dickey toeing the rubber for the Blue Jays in this contest. righthander Dickey is 7-8 with a 4.72 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Blue Jays listed as 135-moneyline favorites versus the Tigers, while the game's total is sitting at 9.
Detroit lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Rays on June 30. Bettors who backed the Rays at -120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
The Blue Jays were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -152 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Detroit has lost 2 straight games.

Detroit: 43-37 SU
Toronto: 40-41 SU
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 9 games
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Toronto is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Toronto's last 22 games at home

Toronto home to Detroit, Tuesday, July 2