Blue Jays vs Astros Free MLB Betting Prediction
Line: Toronto Blue Jays -125, 8.5
The Houston Astros will take on the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 4 of their 4 game series. Houston will be glad to see Toronto leave town as the Blue Jays have won 2 straight after taking game 1.
Toronto is a 1.0 game behind the Orioles for the AL East division lead. The Astros are 5.5 games behind the Rangers for the AL West lead but have to be concerned considering the moves Texas made at the trade deadline.
The Blue Jays have been a very balanced team on the season ranking in the top 8 in the Majors in both runs scored and team ERA.
J.A. Happ (14-3 3.16 ERA) goes for the Blue Jays in this game and in his last outing he only gave up 1 earned run in 7 innings in a 9-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Toronto has won their last 9 games with Happ on the hill.
The Blue Jays are 4-1 in Happ’s last 5 road starts and they have won 19 of their last 26 games with him on the hill facing a team with a winning record.
Mike Fiers (7-4 4.42 ERA) goes for the Astros and in his last outing he went 6 innings and did not give up any earned runs, but the bullpen let him down in a 3-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers. The Astros have lost 2 of his last 3 starts.
The Astros are 4-1 in Fiers’ last 5 home starts vs. a team with a winning record. The Astros have been less than stellar on the road this season, but are at least 10 games over .500 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Blue Jays are 4-1 in their last 5 road games.
- Blue Jays are 17-8 in their last 25 overall.
- Blue Jays are 12-5 in their last 17 vs. a team with a winning record.
- Astros are 1-4 in their last 5 overall.
- Astros are 1-4 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning record.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Houston Astros MLB Prediction
Blue Jays vs Astros Free MLB Betting Prediction: Toronto Blue Jays -125
Going with Toronto as they are clearly playing the better ball and have the strong offensive edge, plus the edge on the mound. Toronto makes a strong push towards the playoffs and it continues tonight with another road win.