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MLB Odds with Pick - Toronto Blue Jays vs Houston Astros

Minute Maid Park hosts an MLB battle between the Houston Astros and the visiting Toronto Blue Jays on Friday.

It's a pitching duel between Dallas Keuchel for the Houston Astros (4-0 on the year) and R.A. Dickey for Toronto Blue Jays (1-4 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Toronto Blue Jays listed as underdogs of 117 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.3-4.9 result in favor of the Astros. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

22-13 Houston battles the Blue Jays, currently with a 17-19 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Toronto injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 4-ranked Houston Astros and the No. 12-rated Toronto Blue Jays in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Houston Astros No. 13-rated offense, averaging 4.31 runs per game, against a Toronto Blue Jays defense that ranks No. 25 at 4.78 in runs allowed per game. The Houston Astros have averaged 7.54 hits per game so far, less than Toronto Blue Jays batters have averaged on the year (8.64 hits per game).

Defensively, Toronto features the No. 29-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.45 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 at home, scoring 3.26 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blue Jays endured a 6-4 loss at the hands of the Astros on Thursday, with Drew Hutchison throwing 6 innings of 5-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Toronto is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Toronto is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games on the road
  • Toronto is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Houston
  • Houston is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
  • Houston is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto

Next Betting Matchups

Toronto at Houston, Saturday, May 16th