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Detroit Tigers vs Toronto Blue Jays 08/20/2021 Odds, Betting Picks and Predictions
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Detroit Tigers vs Toronto Blue Jays 08/20/2021 – Detroit Tigers will travel north of the border to open a new four-game series against Toronto Blue Jays from Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The Tigers are still battling to make it to the playoffs. Detroit has been struggling to get past the Indians while they remain third in the AL Central Division play. Toronto Blue Jays hold a decent record but they need to get past the Red Sox and the Yankees. The MLB best betting websites have predicted the Blue Jays to take out the Tigers in this series opener.
Detroit Tigers vs Toronto Blue Jays 08/20/2021
The Detroit Tigers won a total of 58 games and dropped 65 in return. The Tigers will enter this game riding a four-game losing streak. Detroit gave up 13 runs to the Angels and scored just 10 in return. The Tigers will turn in Tyler Alexander as their starting pitcher in this game. The southpaw is holding an ERA of 4.57 with a 2-2 record on the season. Alexander has 53 Ks in total with 14 BBs. Jonathan Schoop is the leader with 66 RBIs and 131 hits. When it comes to homers, Eric Haase is the leader with 19.
Players to watch: Jonathan Schoop 2B (GP 120, AB 466, R 66, H 134, 2B 22, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 67, TB 212, BB 29, SO 103, SB 1, AVG 0.288, OBP 0.331, SLG 0.455, OPS 0.786, WAR 2.4), Jeimer Candelario 3B (GP 114, AB 422, R 58, H 117, 2B 32, 3B 2, HR 10, RBI 46, TB 183, BB 52, SO 103, SB 0, AVG 0.277, OBP 0.359, SLG 0.434, OPS 0.793, WAR 2.5).
Toronto Blue Jays
Toronto Blue Jays dropped 56 games and won 63 in return. The Blue Jays are six games behind the Red Sox in the second. Toronto lost their last two-game series against Washington Nationals. Last night, they gave up eight runs and scored just five in return. Robbie Ray will be sent to the nod here as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 9-5 record on the season with an ERA of 2.88 and 167 Ks in total. Teoscar Hernandez is the leading batsman with a batting clip of .317 while Vladimir Guerrero Jr is the home run leader with 35.
Players to watch: Marcus Semien SS (GP 119, AB 477, R 88, H 129, 2B 33, 3B 2, HR 29, RBI 72, TB 253, BB 48, SO 117, SB 13, AVG 0.27, OBP 0.336, SLG 0.53, OPS 0.867, WAR 5.6), Bo Bichette SS (GP 116, AB 468, R 90, H 135, 2B 20, 3B 1, HR 20, RBI 77, TB 217, BB 31, SO 106, SB 18, AVG 0.288, OBP 0.337, SLG 0.464, OPS 0.8, WAR 3.7).
Detroit Tigers vs Toronto Blue Jays Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 6 games.
Toronto Blue Jays
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto’s last 7 games.
Detroit Tigers vs Toronto Blue Jays Betting Picks
The Detroit Tigers will not stand a chance against the Blue Jays at their home turf. The Blue Jays won 14 of their last 20 games at home. The spread betting picks are clearly intact for the Blue Jays to win this game.
Score Prediction: Blue Jays 9, Tigers 2.