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Houston Astros vs Toronto Blue Jays in MLB odds

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Aug 25, 2:10 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Toronto Blue Jays vs Houston Astros Odds

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The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Houston and Toronto on Sunday, with the host Astros trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The Astros will turn to Dallas Keuchel and his 5-5 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Blue Jays send Mark Buehrle (9-7) to the hill.

View Toronto vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Blue Jays were listed as 124 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 9 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Astros, most recently No. 15 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Blue Jays, who rate an American League No. 10 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Houston's American League No. 14-ranked scoring average of 3.9 runs per game, against a Blue Jays offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.5 runs per game in the league. The Astros have averaged 8 hits per game to date this season, less than the Blue Jays hitters have managed (8.7 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Toronto owns the American League's No. 12-rated road mark, allowing 4.7 runs per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Toronto, they were an 8-5 loser as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at +100 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Blue Jays endured an 8-5 loss at the hands of the Astros on Saturday, with Chien-Ming Wang throwing 3 innings of 4-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing NY Yankees are 2-8
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 2-8

A few Blue Jays at Astros trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Toronto's last 13 games
Toronto is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing Houston
Toronto is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games at home

Next up:
Toronto home to NY Yankees, Monday, August 26
Houston at Chi White Sox, Monday, August 26

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