MLB Baseball: Tigers vs Blue Jays – 7:07pm EST

February 24, 2011
Detroit Tigers
by The Javelina

The Detroit Tigers (63-64) will begin the first of a four game series vs the Toronto Blue Jays (66-60) when the two meet tonight at 7:07pm EST from Rogers Centre. Sportsbooks have the Blue Jays -137 favorites in sports betting picks vs the Tigers +127 while the over/under MLB odds total is sitting at 7.5 (-110). Toronto will try to win their first game at home vs Detroit by sending lefthander Ricky Romero to the mound with a 10-7 record and 3.50 ERA this year while the Tigers will start righthander Max Scherzer who has gone 9-9 with a 3.73 ERA this season. Online sportsbooks also favor the Blue Jays -1.5 (+155) in MLB picks on the run line vs the Tigers +1.5 (-175).

Detroit heads into tonight’s game after losing 4-3 last night to the Kansas City Royals as -210 MLB betting favorites at home while the seven runs fell UNDER the 7.5 at online sportsbooks. The Royals ended the Tigers five game-winning streak when Willie Bloomquist rocked a one-out 385-ft homer in the twelfth inning off Alfred Figaro who was given the loss. Toronto won defeated the New York Yankees 6-3 last night as +120 underdogs at home while the nine runs was a PUSH on the MLB odds total. Vernon Wells scored four runs with two homers while pitcher Brett Cecil was given the win allowing only two runs on seven hits through eight innings worth of work.

Toronto has gone 66-60 on the season, 7-3 when playing on Thursday, 3-7 after playing the Yankees and 4-6 after win. The Blue Jays are 5-2 in their last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit while the over/under MLB betting total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto’s last 7 games when playing at home against the Tigers and OVER in 5 of their last 6 games at home overall. Detroit has gone 63-64 this year, 3-7 when playing Thursday, 6-4 after playing the Royals and 4-6 after a loss. The Tigers are 5-1 in their last 6 games while the over/under sports betting total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Toronto and OVER in 4 of their last 5 games on the road.

Bishop Whitmore is Editor in Chief of and has been in the sports entertainment industry for the past 10 years consulting for various media outlets and sportsbooks. View daily sports reviews, poker strategies and casino rooms from Bishop Whitmore at

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