Toronto Blue Jays vs Detroit Tigers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Toronto Blue Jays vs Detroit Tigers Prediction 5/25/2024

The Toronto Blue Jays (23-27) travel to face off against the Detroit Tigers (24-27) on Saturday, May 25th. This game will be played at Comerica Park in Detroit and televised on MLBN. The Tigers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Blue Jays are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Tigers. First pitch is set for 1:10 ET.

Blue Jays vs Tigers

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Detroit rallied for three runs in the 4th and added two more in the 5th, picking up a 6-2 win over the Blue Jays in the most recent game of this series. The Tigers had just two more hits than the Blue Jays and struck out six more times, but still picked up a convincing win. Heading into the game, they were at +101 on the money line.

Kenta Maeda only went five innings for the Tigers but didn’t give up a run and picked up the win. He finished the game with just one strikeout and allowed four hits. As for the Blue Jays, Alek Manoah struggled on the mound, giving up four earned runs in just 4 2/3 innings of work.

At the plate, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went 2/3 with an RBI, but it wasn’t enough for the Blue Jays. Detroit’s top hitter was Colt Keith, who went 2/3 with a home run and two RBIs.

Toronto is 23-27 overall and trails the Yankees by 11.5 games in the AL East. Currently, they are 5th in the division and trail the Rays by one game for the 4th spot in the division. The Blue Jays are 7-8 in division games this year.

At home, the Blue Jays are 12-12 this season and 11-15 on the road. So far, they have been good as the favorite, putting up a record of 17-14. As the underdog, Toronto is 6-13 this year. The Blue Jays’ overall series record is 5-8-3, and they are 5-5 in their last ten games overall.

When the Blue Jays win, they are doing so by an average of 3.3 runs per game. When they lose, they are losing by an average of 4.1 runs per game. Their run line record is 23-27, and they are 13-13 against the run line on the road.

The Toronto Blue Jays are on the road today against the Detroit Tigers. The O/U line for the game is set at 8 runs. The Blue Jays have a combined run average of 8.4 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 21-28. When the over/under line is set at 8 runs, their record is 6-6-1. So far this season, 44.0% of their games have had over/under lines set at over 8 runs, while 30.0% have had lines set at under 8 runs.

José Berríos Gets The Start For The Blue Jays

José Berríos is looking to build off his last outing, where he picked up the win. Against the White Sox on May 20th, he went six innings, giving up three earned runs. In that outing, he gave up two homers. Looking back further, Berríos has allowed at least one homer in four straight starts. Berríos has a record of 5-3 this season and an ERA of 2.98. Opponents are batting .219 off the right-hander this season. So far, he has made eight quality starts and is averaging 7.16 strikeouts per nine innings.

Blue Jays Offense Breakdown

Bo Bichette has been on a tear for the Blue Jays, hitting .421 over his last 10 games, including one home run and seven RBIs. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is also swinging a hot bat, as he is batting .288 for the season and has gone deep five times. Daulton Varsho has hit nine homers this season, but he has struggled of late, going just 7/38 in his last 10 games.

As a team, the Blue Jays are averaging just 3.9 runs per game, which is the worst mark in the MLB. They are also near the bottom of the league in home runs and have a collective batting average of just .233. However, they do come into the game with a few guys on a hitting streak, including Bo Bichette and Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

Detroit is 24-27 overall and 10 games behind the Guardians for the AL Central lead. So far, they have gone 10-9 in AL Central games. The Tigers will be hosting the Blue Jays today with an overall home record of 11-14, and they are 13-13 on the road.

The Tigers were able to take game two of this series vs. the Blue Jays after dropping the opener. This season, their series record is 7-7-2. Looking at how they have fared as the favorite, the Tigers are 12-12 and 12-15 as the underdog. At home, they have dropped two straight series.

When betting on the Tigers’ run line this season, you’d have been better off taking them on the road. Detroit has a 15-11 run line record away from Comerica Park, compared to a 7-18 mark at home. The Tigers’ average run margin in winning games is +3.4, while their average run margin in losing games is -3.2.

The Detroit Tigers are at home today against the Toronto Blue Jays, with the over/under line set at 8 runs. The Tigers’ games have averaged 8.3 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 27-22 overall. When the O/U line has been set at 8 runs, their record is 4-6-2. So far this season, 33.3% of their games have had higher O/U lines than 8 runs, while 43.1% have had lower lines.

Reese Olson Gets The Start For The Tigers

Right-hander Reese Olson gets the start for the Tigers today as he faces the Blue Jays at home. So far this season, he has made nine starts and has a record of 0-5 with an ERA of 2.16. Opponents are batting .203 off Olson this year. In his last outing, he took the loss, going 2 2/3 innings and giving up one earned run on five hits. Before that, he had put together three straight quality starts. Olsen’s ERA at home is 0.90 compared to 3.49 on the road.

Tigers Offense Breakdown

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Heading into today’s game, the Tigers are averaging 4.1 runs per game, which is 20th in the league. They have been a little better on the road, averaging 4.5 runs per game. Detroit’s offense has been struggling at home, averaging just 3.6 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting .231, which is 16th in the league, and their on-base percentage of .302 is 20th.

Riley Greene and Kerry Carpenter have been the Tigers’ top power threats so far, with Greene leading the team with nine homers and Carpenter right behind him with seven. Carpenter also has a team-high 27 RBIs and is batting .277 for the season. Over his last six games, Carpenter has gone 5/15 with two homers and five RBIs. Colt Keith has also been swinging a hot bat, going 10/18 in his last six games.

Blue Jays vs Tigers Prediction

Our prediction for today’s Blue Jays vs. Tigers game is to take the Tigers on the money line, with the payout being -104. We have the Tigers taking this one by a score of 5-4.

If you’re looking for a prediction on the over/under line, we would take the under, as we have today’s game finishing with a combined nine runs, and with the line being set at 8, there isn’t much room for error.

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