Astros at Blue Jays 9/25/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Houston Astros vs. Toronto Blue Jays
MLB: 7:07 PM EST
Sep. 25, 2018
Latest Odds : HOU -169 Total 9
In Tuesday night MLB action, the Houston Astros and Toronto Blue Jays will resume their series from the Rogers Centre. Last night, SP Dallas Keuchel (12-11) allowed three runs over five innings during a 5-3 victory. Josh Reddick and Brian McCann each went deep for the Astros, who have won four straight games overall.
Rookie right-hander Josh James (1-0 2.81 ERA) will make his third career major league start for the Astros. Through 16 innings of work, James has fanned 24 batters and owns a stellar 1.00 WHIP.
The Toronto Blue Jays need victories in the final two games of this series to finish with a plus .500 record at home this season. On Monday, Toronto put together an 11-hit attack and could not come through with the win. Kevin Pillar homered and drove in two runs for the Blue Jays, who lost for the 85th time on the year.
The Blue Jays will counter with twenty-eight year old righty Sam Gaviglio (3-8 5.18 ERA) in this contest. Gaviglio is winless in his last four starts and has been tagged for 13 runs over his last 18 plus frames.
Recent Betting Trends:
Astros are 48-18 in their last 66 road games.
Blue Jays are 6-23 in their last 29 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
Over is 34-16-5 in Astros last 55 road games vs. a team with a losing record.
Over is 8-3-1 in Blue Jays last 12 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
Over is 4-0-1 in the last 5 meetings in Toronto.
Free Betting Pick: UNDER 9 RUNS
Houston OF George Springer is dealing with leg and thumb injuries that forced him to miss Sunday’s game. Through 156 games, Houston ranks 5th in batting average and 4th in runs scored. For the season, Toronto ranks 19th in batting average and 16th in runs scored. Look for the under to cash again on Tuesday. Final Score Prediction, Houston Astros win in low scoring under game 4-3.