Toronto Blue Jays vs Detroit Tigers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Toronto Blue Jays vs Detroit Tigers Prediction 5/24/2024

The Toronto Blue Jays (23-26) travel to face off against the Detroit Tigers (23-27) on Friday, May 24th. This game will be played at Comerica Park in Detroit and televised on BSDET. The Blue Jays are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Tigers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Blue Jays. First pitch is set for 6:40 ET.

Blue Jays vs Tigers

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Toronto cruised to an easy 9-1 win over the Tigers in the most recent game of this series. The Blue Jays had a huge 7th inning, scoring two-thirds of their runs. As for the Tigers, they scored their only run in the 6th. Heading into the game, the Blue Jays were favored at -106.

Kevin Gausman pitched well for the Blue Jays in this one, going six innings and giving up just one run. He finished the game with 10 strikeouts and picked up a win. Jack Flaherty had a rough outing for the Tigers, taking the loss.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Isiah Kiner-Falefa each homered for the Blue Jays. Guerrero, Bo Bichette, and Danny Jansen each had two RBIs. As for the Tigers, Jonathan Schoop drove in their only run.

Toronto is 23-26 overall and is 10.5 games behind the Yankees in the AL East. The Blue Jays have gone 7-8 in divisional games this year. Toronto has won two straight games, and they are 5-5 over their last 10 games overall. The Blue Jays took the series opener vs. the Tigers and have an overall series record of 5-8-3 this year.

At home, the Blue Jays are 12-12 this year, and they are just below .500 at 11-14 on the road. As the favorite, Toronto has gone 17-13 this year, and they are 6-13 as the underdog. So far, they are 5-4 as the road favorite.

Despite a losing record overall, the Blue Jays have been a solid bet against the run line this season, especially on the road. They are 13-12 against the run line away from home, and they have covered in four straight road games. Toronto has an average run margin of -0.6 runs per game this season, but that number jumps to +3.3 runs per game in their victories.

The Toronto Blue Jays are on the road today against the Detroit Tigers, and the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs. The combined run average for Blue Jays games this season is 8.4 runs, and their over/under record is 21-27. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 6-10. Overall, 57.1% of their games have had lower over/under lines than today’s 8.5-run total, and their over streak is at 2 games.

Alek Manoah Gets The Start For The Blue Jays

Alek Manoah will be making his 4th start of the season for the Blue Jays, and it will be his first road start of the year. He has a win and a loss in his first two starts, and in his last outing, he went 7 innings, allowing just 1 run on 1 hit, while striking out 7. He did take the loss in his first start of the season, but that was due to a lack of run support, as he went 7 innings and didn’t allow an earned run.

Blue Jays Offense Breakdown

Over the past nine games, Bo Bichette has been swinging a hot bat for the Blue Jays, going 14/34 with seven RBIs. He also has one home run during this stretch and has scored three runs. Daulton Varsho has also homered three times in his last nine games, but he is batting just .206 during this stretch.

For the season, Varsho is batting just .213, but he does lead the Blue Jays with nine homers. Davis Schneider and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. are tied for 2nd on the team with five homers apiece. Guerrero Jr. is batting .282 for the season, and Schneider comes in at .238.

Detroit is looking to snap a five-game losing streak today as they take on the Blue Jays. The Tigers are 23-27 overall and trail the Guardians by 10 games in the AL Central. So far, they are 10-9 in divisional games.

At home, the Tigers are 10-14 this year and 13-13 on the road. As the underdog, the Tigers are 11-15 this year, and they are an even 12-12 as the favorite. Detroit has an overall series record of 7-7-2 and have lost two straight series at home.

The Tigers have been a poor bet on the run line this season, going 21-29 overall. They’ve been especially bad at home, where they are just 6-18 against the run line. Their average run margin on the season is -0.2 runs per game, but they’ve been outscored by an average of 1.0 run per game at home. They’ve lost their last five games against the run line at home and are just 5-19 against the run line as the favorite this season.

When the Detroit Tigers host the Toronto Blue Jays today, the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs. The Tigers have been involved in games with an average combined run total of 8.3 runs per game this season. Overall, the over/under record for Detroit games is 27-21, and when the line has been set at 8.5 runs, the record is 4-6. Detroit has been on a streak of seven consecutive games going over the total.

Matt Manning Gets The Start For The Tigers

Through his first three starts of the season, Matt Manning has yet to pick up a win, but he has been solid. He has gone at least 5 innings in each start and has struck out 21 batters in 16 1/3 innings. In his most recent start, he went 5 innings and struck out 10 batters.

Tigers Offense Breakdown

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Heading into today’s game, the Tigers are averaging just 4.1 runs per game, which is 21st in the league. They have been even worse at home, averaging only 3.5 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting just .231 and have a collective on-base percentage of .301 (18th). Detroit’s team OPS of .665 is also one of the worst in the league.

Riley Greene and Kerry Carpenter have been the Tigers’ top power threats this season, with Greene’s nine homers leading the team and Carpenter’s six homers good for 2nd on the team and 11th in the league. Carpenter is also leading the Tigers with 25 RBIs. Over his last seven games, Colt Keith has gone 12/24, and Kerry Carpenter has gone 6/20.

Blue Jays vs Tigers Prediction

Our prediction for today’s Blue Jays vs. Tigers matchup is to take the Tigers on the money line, where they are currently sitting at -103. We have the Tigers winning this one by a score of 5-4.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Alek Manoah is projected to have a good outing, with a predicted seven strikeouts. However, we have Matt Manning finishing with more strikeouts than Manoah, as we have Manning finishing with five K’s.

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