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Toronto Blue Jays vs. Houston Astros: Tuesday’s MLB Sports Betting Picks

Posted by: Mike Davis
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Houston Astros Latest Odds and Predictions

The 2018 MLB sports betting season continues this Tuesday evening with an enticing Toronto Blue Jays vs. Houston Astros matchup. The Astros are having a phenomenal season but the opposite is true for the Blue Jays. With that in mind, can we expect Tuesday’s baseball betting odds to heavily favor Houston? Let’s take a look and find out.

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Houston Astros – Tuesday, June 26th        

When: 8:15 pm ET

Where: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas

TV: Local Broadcasts

Stream: MLB TV

Online Baseball Betting Odds:

Toronto Blue Jays +1½ (+110)         8 (-110)           +235

Houston Astros -1½ (-130)    8 (-110)           -255

Toronto Blue Jays

The Blue Jays fly into this Tuesday night pairing sporting a 37-41 record that ranks them 4th in the AL East. Currently 15games behind the division leading New York Yankees, it doesn’t seem like Toronto will be making an appearance in this year’s playoffs. Granted, there’s still plenty of time left in the season. But from what we’ve seen out of Toronto all season long, it doesn’t seem like they have what it takes to get the job done. Notwithstanding that notion, the Blue Jays enter tonight’s road matchup riding a 3-game winning streak. To help keep the good times rolling, the Blue Jays will be sending Ryan Borucki to the mound this evening. Borucki will be making his first appearance on the season.

Players to Watch: Teoscar Hernandez (13 HR, 33 RBI, .263 BA), Yangervis Solarte (15 HR, 44 RBI, .252 BA), and Justin Smoak (9 HR, 37 RBI, .236 BA).

Houston Astros 

The Astros blast into this matchup sporting a brilliant 52-28 record that ranks them 1st in the AL West. With a 3 ½ game lead over the second-seeded Seattle Mariners, Houston has a decent lead at the top. However, they’ll need to keep winning to maintain it. And since they’re coming off a 3-6 home loss to the Blue Jays, they’ll also need a rebound this Tuesday night. The evening’s online baseball betting odds are siding with Houston this Tuesday night. But since they sided with them yesterday, can we truly expect Houston to come out on top? Charlie Morton will get the start on behalf of Houston. Morton is 9-1 on the season with  2.74 ERA and a 1.13 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Carlos Correa (13 HR, 49 RBI, .268 BA), George Springer (15 HR, 42 RBI, .265 BA), and Alex Bregman (12 HR, 45 RBI, .263 BA).

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Houston Astros Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto’s last 9 games when playing on the road against Houston
  • Toronto is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games when playing on the road against Houston
  • Toronto is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Houston
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games when playing Toronto
  • Houston is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games when playing Toronto
  • Houston is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games when playing Toronto
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Houston Astros Betting Picks

So which team should players learning how to bet on MLB games take in this Toronto Blue Jays vs. Houston Astros matchup? They may be coming off a loss, but it’s better to stick with Houston here. They’re the better team and will be playing at home this evening. Sign up today to make your MLB betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 6-2 Houston.

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