Astros vs Athletics Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 15

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Two squads in the AL West — the Oakland Athletics (29-60) and the Houston Astros (58-30) — meet on Friday at 8:10 PM ET, at Minute Maid Park. On the hill for the Astros will be Jake Odorizzi (4-2), matched up against the Athletics’ Cole Irvin (3-7).

At home, the Astros are favored to win on the moneyline (-211) over the Athletics (+176). The total for the Astros-Athletics game is set at 8.

Astros vs. Athletics Odds

Run Line

Houston Astros (-1.5)

Moneyline

Astros (-211)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -108, Under: -112)

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When, Where, at What Time is Astros vs. Athletics

  • Game Day: Friday, July 15, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Stadium: Minute Maid Park

Astros Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Jason Castro 10 Day Injury List Knee
Yordan Alvarez 10 Day Injury List Hand
Michael Brantley 10 Day Injury List Shoulder
Parker Mushinski 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Lance McCullers Jr. 60 Day Injury List Forearm
Josh James 60 Day Injury List Back
Blake Taylor 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jose Altuve Day-to-day Knee

Athletics Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Jed Lowrie 10 Day Injury List Shoulder
Jonah Bride 10 Day Injury List Shoulder
Dany Jimenez 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Deolis Guerra 60 Day Injury List Forearm
Brent Honeywell Jr. 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Daulton Jefferies 60 Day Injury List Arm
Stephen Piscotty Day-to-day Wrist
Frankie Montás Day-to-day Shoulder

Last Time Out: Astros and Athletics

The Astros kocked off the Angels by a 3-2 score in their last game yesterday. Jeremy Pena went 2-for-4 with an RBI to lead them offensively while Ryan Pressly earned the win after throwing two innings without giving up a hit or an earned run while striking out three.

The Athletics were defeated by the Rangers 5-2 Friday. Skye Bolt went 1-for-3 with a home run and an RBI in the defeat, while Paul Blackburn took the loss on the mound, throwing six innings, giving up five earned runs on three hits while striking out four.

Betting Trends

Astros Betting Records and Team Stats

The Astros have been favorites in 72 games this season and won 51 (70.8%) of those contests. Houston is 13-6 this season when entering a game favored by -211 or more on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win from the Astros, based on the moneyline, is 67.8%. Houston and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 32 of their 88 opportunities. The Astros are 46-42-0 ATS in their 88 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Kyle Tucker 82 .256 (77) .350 (45) .478 (34) 5.1% (20) 16.2% (42) 12.9% (14)
Alex Bregman 85 .243 (98) .364 (29) .420 (79) 3.0% (78) 13.2% (14) 14.3% (4)
Jose Altuve 72 .277 (43) .373 (18) .528 (14) 5.4% (17) 15.9% (36) 11.5% (31)
Yuli Gurriel 81 .231 (123) .283 (143) .383 (120) 2.2% (109) 13.2% (14) 6.0% (129)
Jeremy Pena 68 .264 (66) .312 (107) .452 (54) 4.4% (34) 24.3% (114) 5.1% (142)

Athletics Betting Records and Team Stats

The Athletics have been victorious in 26, or 33.8%, of the 77 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season. This year, Oakland has won five of 15 games when listed as at least +176 or worse on the moneyline. Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Athletics have a 36.2% chance of pulling out a win. Oakland’s games have gone over the total in 38 of their 90 opportunities. The Athletics are 42-48-0 against the spread in their 90 games that had a posted line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Sean Murphy 80 .237 (114) .307 (113) .409 (88) 2.8% (85) 21.8% (93) 7.1% (106)
Elvis Andrus 82 .227 (127) .297 (127) .366 (133) 2.0% (119) 15.0% (30) 8.7% (78)
Seth Brown 83 .218 (138) .273 (149) .406 (93) 3.4% (63) 25.6% (126) 6.5% (119)
Ramón Laureano 60 .239 (-) .328 (-) .408 (-) 3.3% (-) 22.8% (-) 8.7% (-)
Tony Kemp 82 .206 (149) .287 (138) .265 (156) 0.7% (151) 14.3% (24) 8.5% (81)

Astros vs. Athletics Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for Astros vs. Athletics is the Astros (-211 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the over/under, we recommend betting on the under on 8 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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