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MLB Pick: Toronto Blue Jays at Houston Astros

Overview

The Toronto Blue Jays are in Houston for the second game of a four game series with the Astros. The Blue Jays scored a run in the 8th inning and a run in the 9th inning to take the first game 6-5. The Blue Jays and Astros have played 4 games so far this season with the Jays winning 3 of those games. The Blue Jays have won 8 of the last 13 meetings overall versus the Astros including the last 2 in Houston.

Head to Head Trends

Blue Jays are 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.

Houston Astros (-102)

The Houston Astros are 4th in the American League West 23 games back of the Oakland Athletics. The Astros pretty much suck in general they are 21 games under .500 on the season. The Astros are the 3rd lowest scoring team in the American League averaging just 3.89 runs per game plus they are also 2nd last in runs allowed with 4.81 runs per game. At home their numbers are actually worse averaging 3.71 runs per game on offense and 4.93 runs per game on defense. Starting for the Astros today is Collin McHugh who is 4-9 with a 3.45 ERA in 15 starts this season.

Houston Astros Trends

Astros are 0-6 in McHughs last 6 starts.
Astros are 18-43 in their last 61 games vs. a left-handed starter.
Astros are 20-51 in their last 71 vs. American League East.

Toronto Blue jays (-108)

The Toronto Blue Jays are 2nd in the American League East just a game and a half behind the Baltimore Orioles. The Blue Jays have won 6 games in a row and 11 of their last 13. Over this recent 13 game hot stretch the Blue Jays are averaging over 6 runs per game on offense while allowing 3.92 runs per game on defense. On the mound for the Blue Jays today is lefty J.A. Happ who is 8-5 with a 4.58 ERA in 15 starts. Happ has been much better at home then on the road this season. At home he is 4-3 with a 3.42 ERA compared to on the road where he still has a good win loss record at 4-2 but he also has an ERA over 6.

Toronto Blue jays Trends

Blue Jays are 6-0 in their last 6 overall.
Blue Jays are 5-2 in Happs last 7 road starts.

Conclusion

I like the Toronto Blue Jays to win again today. The Jays are red hot right now winning 11 of their last 13 games and are back just crushing the ball on offense so they can beat any team right now let alone a shitty team like Astros.

Free Pick: Toronto Blue Jays -108

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