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Houston Astros at Toronto Blue Jays Betting Odds and Pick

The Toronto Blue Jays will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Houston Astros pay a visit to Rogers Centre.

Toronto hands the ball to starter Marcus Stroman in this one and he'll try to improve on his 8-5 mark on the year. Houston counters with Mike Fiers, who will try to quiet the fans and the Blue Jays bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Toronto was a -148 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 9.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Astros to win this game 6.6-3.2. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Toronto (66-51) will face the 61-56 Astros in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Houston injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Toronto Blue Jays rated this week at No. 12 and the Houston Astros sitting at No. 10.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Toronto Blue Jays No. 6 ranked offense (4.77 runs per game) against a Houston Astros defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 6 at 4.03 runs allowed per game. The Toronto Blue Jays have been averaging 8.38 hits per game, less than the Houston Astros have managed so far this season (8.46 hits on average).

Toronto owns the No. 7 defense, allowing 4.77 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's No. 6-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Astros were saddled with a loss last time out in C McHugh's start, as they lost 4-2 against Toronto on Saturday at Rogers Centre.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Houston's last 13 games
  • Houston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Toronto's last 13 games
  • Toronto is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games at home
  • Toronto is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston home to St. Louis, Tuesday, August 16th
Toronto at New York, Monday, August 15th

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