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The Toronto Blue Jays and the Houston Astros will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Minute Maid Park.
The Blue Jays will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Chien-Ming Wang in this game. Wang has a 1-1 record and a 7.13 ERA this season.
Wang's opponent in this one will be Brad Peacock. The Astros righthander has a 5.31 ERA to go along with a 2-4 record this season.
The Blue Jays were a 12-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Astros. That made winners of bettors who got Houston at +134 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors.
Toronto has lost 6 straight games.
Toronto: 57-72 SU
Houston: 42-85 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
Houston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 1-9
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Toronto's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games on the road
Toronto is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Toronto is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games at home
Houston is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games
Houston is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
Houston home to Toronto, Sunday, August 25