Blue Jays at Astros 6/15/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Toronto Blue Jays vs. Houston Astros
MLB: 4:10 PM EST
Jun. 15, 2019
Latest Odds : HOU -215 Total 9
The Houston Astros are the leaders of the AL West heading into the weekend. The Astros continue their home series with the Toronto Blue Jays in town on Saturday. Houston lost to Milwaukee on Wednesday and have won seven of their last ten games. The Astros are Alex Bregman who has 18 home runs on the season.
Framber Valdez will make his 2nd start on the mound but has made 15 game appearances this season. Valez is 2-2 on the season with 33 innings pitched. Valdez has 28 strikeouts and carries a 2.73 ERA. Valdez pitched 7 innings in his last start allowing 1 runs on 5 hits.
The Toronto Blue Jays are 4th in the AL East but have won two straight as they entered Houston on Friday. The Blue Jays are 4-6 over their last ten games and beat the Orioles 12-3 on Thursday. Toronto averages just 3.9 runs per game which ranks 27th in the MLB.
Clayton Richard will make his 5th start for Toronto. Richard is 0-2 on the season with 15.1 innings pitched. Richard has 11 strikeouts, 11 walks, and carries a 7.04 ERA. Richard 2.2 innings in his last outing allowing 7 runs on 7 hits. The Blue Jays carry a 4.57 team ERA which ranks 19th in the league.
Recent Betting Trends:
Blue Jays are 5-16 in their last 21 vs. a team with a winning record.
Astros are 41-16 in their last 57 during game 2 of a series.
Over is 11-5-2 in Blue Jays last 18 vs. a team with a winning record.
Under is 6-2 in Astros last 8 games vs. a left-handed starter.
Free Betting Pick: UNDER 9 runs
Look for Clayton Richard to bounce back on Saturday after getting beat up in his last outing. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings. The under is 4-0 in Astros last 4 Saturday games. The Houston Astros have the clear edge at home but don't have the value. Final Score Prediction, Houston Astros win 4-1 but, the play is on the UNDER.