Toronto Blue Jays vs Houston Astros MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Toronto Blue Jays vs Houston Astros Prediction 4/2/2024

The Toronto Blue Jays (2-3) travel to face off against the Houston Astros (1-4) on Tuesday, April 2nd. This game will be played at Minute Maid Park in Houston and televised on SNET. The Astros are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Blue Jays are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Blue Jays. First pitch is set for 8:10 ET.

Blue Jays vs Astros

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The Astros offense exploded for 10 runs in the last game of this series against the Blue Jays, winning by a score of 10-0. Houston was a -151 favorite coming into the game. Toronto starter Bowden Francis took the loss, giving up seven earned runs on 10 hits.

On the other side, Ronel Blanco was dominant, going the distance and not allowing a hit. Blanco struck out seven Blue Jays hitters and walked just two batters. As for the Blue Jays, they used seven different pitchers, and none of them gave up a run.

Kyle Tucker and Yainer Diaz each hit two home runs for the Astros, while Jeremy Pena also went deep. In total, the Astros hit five home runs. Chas McCormick also had a two-hit game, and both of his hits were doubles.

José Berríos Gets The Start For The Blue Jays

José Berríos will take the mound for the Toronto Blue Jays as they face the Houston Astros on the road. Berríos has started 32 games this season and has made one appearance against the Astros. In that outing, he went six innings, allowing two earned runs on six hits while picking up the win.

Blue Jays Offense Breakdown

Looking at the Blue Jays’ player projections for today, we see that Bo Bichette has the highest total hits projection on the team and the 15th highest in the league. He also has the 20th highest home run projection in the league. Justin Turner has the highest home run projection on the team and the 14th best in the league. George Springer has the 2nd highest total hits projection on the team and the 2nd best home run projection on the team, which is 15th best in the league.

Framber Valdez Gets The Start For The Astros

Framber Valdez will be making his second start of the season for the Houston Astros when they host the Toronto Blue Jays. In his first start, he went 4 2/3 innings, allowing three earned runs and six walks. He did not allow a home run in that outing.

Astros Offense Breakdown

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Looking at the Astros’ player projections for today, we see that Jose Altuve is not only projected to have the most hits on the team, but his hits projection is 7th best in the league. Yordan Alvarez has the best odds on the team to hit a home run, with the 7th best odds in the league. José Abreu has the 14th best hits projection in the league today.


Blue Jays vs Astros Prediction


There are a few ways you could look to play this game, but we are going to stick with a straight-up Astros win. The payout for an Astros win is -158, and with our predicted score being 6-5 in favor of the Astros, we feel good about taking them on the money line.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Framber Valdez finishing with six strikeouts, which is good for eighth among all starters today. As for José Berríos, we have him finishing with five K’s, which has him 19th among all starters.

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