by OddsShark (@OddsShark)
The Toronto Blue Jays and Houston Astros have front-end starters lined up against each other on Friday, but both Aaron Sanchez and Gerrit Cole are carrying some longer-term OVER trends.
The Blue Jays are the +230 underdog (bet $100 to win $230) while the Houston Astros are a -280 home favorite (bet $280 to win $100) on the MLB odds for Friday, with an 8.0-run total at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
Since they became American League counterparts in 2013, Houston’s Minute Maid Park has been a tough place for the Blue Jays, who are 7-14 in their last 21 away games against the Astros according to the OddsShark MLB Database. The Blue Jays are also 2-8 in their last 10 games as a moneyline underdog of +200 or greater, and the total has gone OVER in six of those 10 games with three pushes as well.
Blue Jays at Astros | OddsShark Matchup Report
Sanchez has been credited with a 3-7 record and 4.25 earned-run average in 14 starts this season. His last two starts were so-so, as he was touched up for a combined nine earned runs in 12 innings. The Blue Jays are 5-8 in Sanchez’s last 13 starts when they were the underdog, and the total …
Author: Nation World HQ / Blue Jays Nation