Astros's Starting Hurler Framber Valdez with a Forecasted Win Over the Blue Jays

Sat, Aug 31, 2019 | Emma Botos


James Norwood

August 31, 2019 -- On the road, the Astros take the Blue Jays for a 73.71% likelihood to win based on the Snoozle MLB model.

Likely starting pitcher for the Astros, Framber Valdez, will be paired with the hosting Blue Jays's pitcher Clay Buchholz. The Snoozle model estimates the Astros pitcher will have an outing for 6.621 innings, allowing 2.508 earned runs, with 3.018 walks. Our model forecasts the Blue Jays pitcher will have an outing for 5.810 innings, allowing 4.126 earned runs, with a 3.625 walks.

Yordan Alvarez, Astros's top hitter, will slug it out on the road against Bo Bichette in today's game. Yordan Alvarez is forecast to bring in 1.293 RBIs and 1.066 runs scored, with an 0.453 OBP and 1.223 Ks. Based on the Snoozle model, Bo Bichette is predicted to have 0.694 RBIs and score 0.809 runs over an estimated 4.648 at-bats.

The Astros are the best value for the money line based on the -170 odds and a forecasted 73.71% win estimate. According to prediction model the 71.13% over estimate and -115 line odds for 10.5 runs, the over line is the best value.

Posted at Sat, August 31, 2019 13:06:32 UTC