Toronto Blue Jays vs. Detroit Tigers - 8/29/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Tigers (60-67) at Toronto Blue Jays (71-56)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 1:07 pm (Rogers Centre)
B Farmer (0-2) (7.81) vs. D Hutchison (12-2) (5.06)
The Line: Toronto Blue Jays -251 / Detroit Tigers +230 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Blue Jays and the Detroit Tigers continue their series at the Rogers Centre.
The Detroit Tigers have struggled to get their arms and bats on the same page which has them finishing out of the money in the American League Central. The trend continued with the Tigers falling at Toronto 5-3 in the series opener. Starter Matt Boyd was charged with all five runs on seven hits including three homers over six frames. Anthony Gose led the offense with a two run homer while Ian Kinsler went solo. The Tigers send rookie Buck Farmer to the hill for his 7th career start on Saturday. Farmer comes off of a 12-5 loss at Cincinnati in which he gave up three runs on three hits and three BB in 5.1 frames.
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The Toronto Blue Jays are looking to start another hot streak to distance themselves from the rest of the American League East. The Blue Jays maintained their lead in the division with a solid effort in most areas. RA Dickey threw the ball well with all three runs given up on six hits through 6.2 innings to get the win while the long ball paced the offense. The Jays logged nine hits and walked four times with Trot Tulowitzki, Josh Donaldson and Jose Bautista slamming homeruns. The Blue Jays send Drew Hutchison to the hill against the Tigers for the second time in 2015. Hutchison was dominant in a 3-1 win versus the Yankees where he allowed the lone run on three hits over 6.2 innings.
The under is 6-2 in Detroit’s last 8 overall. The over is 7-1 in Toronto’s last 8 overall while Toronto are 9-2 in their last 11 games on astroturf and are 21-5 in their last 26 overall. The over is 13-3 in the last 16 meetings. Hutchison is a guy that needs support to win and he has been getting it…