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MLB Odds Betting - Houston Astros Underdogs vs Blue Jays at Toronto

Houston Astros

vs

Toronto Blue Jays
Thursday, April 10, 2014 7:07 PM ET
Rogers Centre

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Houston Astros dueling the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday at Rogers Centre.

The Toronto Blue Jays will rely on R.A. Dickey to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Dallas Keuchel will be his counterpart for the Houston Astros. R.A. Dickey is 1-1 this season, and Dallas Keuchel is 0-1.

Houston Astros vs Toronto Blue Jays Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Toronto Blue Jays as -205 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Toronto Blue Jays Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.8-1.6 win for the Blue Jays on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Toronto (5-4) will face the 3-6 Astros in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Houston injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Toronto Blue Jays at No. 19 and the Houston Astros at No. 30 heading into this contest.

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How Houston Astros vs Toronto Blue Jays Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Toronto Blue Jays and its No. 20-rated batting order, averaging 3.78 runs per nine innings, against the No. 28 lineup of the Houston Astros at 2.89 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Toronto has the No. 16-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Astros own the No. 24 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Houston, they were a 7-3 loser as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -200 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Astros endured a 7-3 loss at the hands of the Blue Jays on Wednesday, with Lucas Harrell throwing 4 1/3 innings of 7-hit ball at Rogers Centre.

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Texas, Friday, April 11th
Toronto at Baltimore, Friday, April 11th