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The matchup seems daunting on the surface for the Toronto Blue Jays, but they have held their own as a heavy underdog at home this season.
The Blue Jays are the +175 home underdog (bet $100 to win $175) while the Houston Astros are the -205 away favorite (bet $205 to win $100) with a 10.5-run total on the MLB odds for Friday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Blue Jays are 6-6 this season as a home moneyline underdog of +150 or more this season. The total has gone UNDER in 12 of their last 17 home games as an underdog of +150 or more.
Astros at Blue Jays | OddsShark Matchup Report
With that said, the Astros, who are in the running for the best record in Major League Baseball, are 12-6 in their last 18 away games as a moneyline favorite of -170 or deeper into minus money. The total has also finished UNDER in five of the Blue Jays’ last six home games as a home underdog, according to the OddsShark MLB Database.
Rookie right-hander Trent Thornton (4-8, 5.34 ERA, 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings) will start for the Blue Jays opposite Astros left-hander Wade Miley (13-4, 3.13 ERA, 7.6 SO/9) in Friday’s series …
Author: Nation World HQ / Blue Jays Nation