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Toronto Blue Jays vs. Detroit Tigers odds, tips and betting trends | June 12

On Sunday, the Detroit Tigers (24-34) are hosting the Toronto Blue Jays (34-24), at 1:40 PM ET, in the final game of a three-game series.

The Tigers (+129 underdog moneyline odds to win) play at home against the Blue Jays (-150). The Toronto Blue Jays will give the start to Ross Stripling (2-1, 3.65 ERA), who is looking for win No. 3 on the season, and the Tigers will turn to Tarik Skubal (5-2, 2.06 ERA).

The Tigers beat the Blue Jays 3-1 yesterday, with Beau Brieske getting the win (5.2 IP, 0 R, 7 H, 2 K) and Eric Haase leading the way offensively (going 2-for-5 with a double, a triple and an RBI). Kevin Gausman (6 IP, 1 R, 6 H, 4 K) took the loss for the Blue Jays.

Here’s everything you need to prepare for Sunday’s Blue Jays vs. Tigers action.

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Detroit Tigers Odds and Betting Lines

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  • Favorite: Blue Jays (-150, bet $150 to win $100)
  • Underdog: Tigers (+129, bet $100 to win $129)
  • Over/under: 8.5

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Blue Jays Stats and Trends

Blue Jays Betting Records

  • The Blue Jays have been favorites in 43 games this season and won 26 (60.5%) of those contests.
  • This season, Toronto has won 15 of its 24 games, or 62.5%, when favored by at least -150 on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Blue Jays have a 60% chance to win.
  • Toronto’s games have gone over the total in 28 of their 57 chances.
  • The Blue Jays are 26-31-0 against the spread in their 57 chances this season.

Ross Stripling (Blue Jays Probable Starter)

  • Stripling (2-1) will take the mound for the Blue Jays, his seventh start of the season.
  • The right-hander did not allow a run in 5 2/3 innings pitched on Tuesday in his last outing, a matchup with the Kansas City Royals.
  • The 32-year-old has an ERA of 3.65, a 3.875 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.108 in 14 games this season.
  • None of Stripling’s six starts this season have met the criteria for a quality start.
  • Stripling has two starts of five or more innings this season in six chances. He averages 2.2 innings per outing.
  • The Tigers rank 30th in MLB with 162 runs scored this season. They have a .220 batting average this campaign with 30 home runs (30th in the league).

Blue Jays Batting Stats

  • The Blue Jays’ 72 home runs rank ninth in Major League Baseball.
  • Fueled by 182 extra-base hits, the Blue Jays rank fifth in MLB with a .420 slugging percentage this season.
  • Toronto has a team batting average of .252 this season, which ranks sixth among MLB teams.
  • The Blue Jays rank 15th in the league with 257 total runs scored this season.
  • Toronto has an OBP of .322 this season, which ranks fifth in MLB.
  • The Blue Jays rank eighth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.8 whiffs per contest.

Tigers Stats and Trends

Tigers Betting Records

  • The Tigers have been underdogs in 44 games this season and have come away with the win 17 times (38.6%) in those contests.
  • This year, Detroit has won seven of 25 games when listed as at least +129 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Tigers have a 43.7% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Detroit and their opponents have hit the over in 19 of their 58 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Tigers are 28-30-0 against the spread in their 58 games that had a posted line this season.

Tarik Skubal (Tigers Probable Starter)

  • Skubal (5-2) gets the starting nod for the Tigers in his 12th start of the season. He has a 2.06 ERA in 65 2/3 innings pitched, with 70 strikeouts.
  • In his most recent time out on Tuesday, the lefty went 7 2/3 innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates, allowing three earned runs while surrendering six hits.
  • Over 11 games this season, the 25-year-old has a 2.06 ERA and 9.6 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .213 to opposing batters.
  • Skubal is trying to record his fourth quality start in a row in this matchup.
  • Skubal will look to last five or more innings for his 11th straight start. He’s averaging 5.3 innings per outing.
  • He meets a Blue Jays offense that ranks 15th in the league with 257 total runs scored while batting .252 as a unit. His opponent has a collective .420 slugging percentage (fifth in MLB action) and has hit a total of 72 home runs (ninth in the league).
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB action this season, the 25-year-old’s 2.06 ERA ranks sixth, .929 WHIP ranks sixth, and 9.6 K/9 ranks 19th.

Tigers Batting Stats

  • The Tigers are last in MLB play with 30 home runs.
  • So far this season, the Tigers have the lowest slugging percentage in baseball (.320).
  • Detroit’s .220 batting average ranks 28th in MLB.
  • The offense for the Tigers is No. 30 in MLB action scoring 2.8 runs per game (162 total runs).
  • Detroit ranks 29th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .279.
  • The Tigers’ 8.5 strikeouts per game rank 15th in baseball.

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