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Houston Astros Starter Brett Oberholtzer Out to Silence Toronto Blue Jays Bats in MLB Contest

Toronto Blue Jays


Houston Astros
Saturday, August 02, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Minute Maid Park

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Toronto Blue Jays dueling the Houston Astros on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.

Brett Oberholtzer gets the call for the Houston Astros and he will try to build on a 3-7 mark. In the other dugout, R.A. Dickey brings a 9-10 ledger to the game for the Toronto Blue Jays as he tries to quiet the Astros bats.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Houston Astros Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Toronto Blue Jays were -145 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under betting.

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Computer Prediction: Toronto Blue Jays vs Houston Astros Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Blue Jays to win this game 4.8-3.5. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Houston Astros Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

45-65 Houston battles the Blue Jays, currently with a 60-51 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Toronto injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Houston Astros at No. 29 and the Toronto Blue Jays at No. 21 heading into this contest.

How Toronto Blue Jays vs Houston Astros Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Houston Astros and its No. 24-rated batting order, averaging 3.88 runs per nine innings, against the No. 5 lineup of the Toronto Blue Jays at 4.62 runs per outing.

Toronto brings the No. 17-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Astros's No. 28-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Toronto was a 3-1 loser on the road against the Astros. Bettors on Houston at -118 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Toronto looks to rebound from a loss to the Astros, who beat them 3-1 on Friday behind a start from Collin McHugh at Minute Maid Park.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Houston Astros Betting Odds Trends

Toronto is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Toronto is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Houston
Toronto is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Houston
Houston is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
Houston is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games at home

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