At 8:10 PM ET in Minute Maid Park, the Houston Astros are set to host the Toronto Blue Jays in an American League matchup. The Astros are slight favorites in this one with a money line payout of -158 compared to the Blue Jays’ +131.

The over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, with the over paying out at -120 compared to the under at -102. Framber Valdez will be on the mound for the Astros, while the Blue Jays will counter with José Berríos.

HOUSTON ASTROS VS TORONTO BLUE JAYS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Houston Astros Moneyline -158

This game will be played at Minute Maid Park at 8:10 ET on Tuesday, April 2nd.

HOW TO BET THE BLUE JAYS VS ASTROS:

  • We have the Astros winning by a score of 6 to 5
  • However, if you’re looking for a run line pick, we like the Blue Jays to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 11 runs and like the over

The Astros offense exploded in the last game of this series against the Blue Jays, as they put up ten runs and didn’t allow a single run. Houston was a heavy favorite coming into the game, listed at -151 on the money line.

Not only did the Blue Jays not score a run, but they also didn’t even record a hit. Ronel Blanco got the start for Houston and finished with a complete game no-hitter. He struck out seven batters and only walked two. Bowden Francis got the start for Toronto and took the loss, giving up seven earned runs in 5 1/3 innings of work.

The Astros offense got going early, scoring three times in the 1st inning and adding another run in both the 2nd and 4th innings. Kyle Tucker and Yainer Diaz each had two home runs for Houston, while Jeremy Pena and Jake Meyers also drove in runs.

Blue Jays Records & Stats

After a solid first outing, José Berríos will look to keep the momentum going as he takes the mound for the Toronto Blue Jays against the Houston Astros. Berríos picked up the win in his first start of the season, going six innings and allowing just two earned runs. He’ll look to continue that success on the road against a tough Astros lineup.

For the Blue Jays, we have Bo Bichette projected to have the most hits on the team and his total is 15th best in the league today. Justin Turner has the top home run projection for the Blue Jays and his odds are 14th best in the league. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has the 14th best odds to hit a home run today. George Springer is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits and his home run projection is 15th in the league.

Astros Records & Stats

Framber Valdez will be making his second start of the season for the Houston Astros. In his first outing, he went 4 2/3 innings, allowing three earned runs on five hits and six walks. He did not factor into the decision in that game.

If you’re looking at the Astros’ player prop bets, Jose Altuve has the best chance to have the most hits on the team, as his projection is 7th best in the league today. Yordan Alvarez has the best odds to hit a home run for the Astros and his odds are 7th best in the league. José Abreu has the 14th best hits projection in the league today, and Yainer Diaz has the 9th best odds to hit a home run in the league.