MLB Matchups  >>  Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays Preview 07/02/2013

 
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The Detroit Tigers and the Toronto Blue Jays will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Rogers Centre.

The Tigers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Doug Fister in this game. Fister has a 6-5 record and a 3.50 ERA this season.

Fister's opponent in this one will be Chien-Ming Wang. The Blue Jays righthander has a 5.24 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 136-moneyline favorites versus the Blue Jays, while the game's total is sitting at 9½.
Last time out for Detroit, they were an 8-3 loser as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -127 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Detroit has lost 3 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Detroit: 43-38 SU
Toronto: 41-41 SU
DETROIT MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

TORONTO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a win are 7-3


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Toronto
Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games
Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Detroit
Toronto is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Toronto's last 23 games at home

NEXT UP:
Toronto home to Detroit, Wednesday, July 3