Blue Jays vs. Astros Prediction
The Blue Jays managed a major upset on Monday night with a 6-3 victory over the Astros. Will they be able to do it again tonight at 8:10PM ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
8:10PM ET – Minute Maid Park
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers, the Astros are favored at home in this game, as they are getting odds of -270 to win. The Blue Jays are getting a money line of +230 to win, while the over/under total for the contest has been set at 8.5 runs. The public betting for this game currently has 83 percent going on Houston at home. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Blue Jays upset Verlander
The Blue Jays claimed their third straight victory on Monday with a 6-3 win over the Astros. The Jays are now 37-41 overall for the season with a 17-21 record on the road. Toronto is putting up 4.51 runs per game this season while allowing 4.83 per contest.
Ryan Borucki is getting the start for the Blue Jays this evening. He is making his MLB debut in tonight’s start. Borucki is a 15th round draft pick from 2012.
Astros suffer another home loss
The Astros are coming off the 6-3 loss on Monday to fall to 23-17 at home this season. Despite the average home record, Houston is now 52-28 overall. The Astros are scoring 5.15 runs per game this season while allowing just 3.08 per game.
Charlie Morton gets the start for the Astros this evening. He has started 15 games this season and has a 9-1 record with a 2.74 ERA and a 1.13 WHIP. Morton has pitched a total of 88.2 innings this season and has 109 strikeouts with 37 walks.
MLB Betting Trends
The Blue Jays have won four straight against right-handed starters and also seven of their last 10 overall. However, they are 4-10 in their last 14 road games.
The Astros are still 15-3 in their last 18 overall despite their loss on Monday. They are 9-4 in their last 13 games following a loss.
Monday was a big win, but the Jays were able to have J.A. Happ best Justin Verlander on the mound. I just can’t see Borucki besting Morton in his MLB debut. The Astros have been able to bounce back from losses pretty well and I think they will do that again tonight. Look for the Astros to get some early runs and ride their pitching to a comfortable win.
The Pick: Houston Astros -1.5 (-130)