Astros vs Athletics Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 16

httpscdn.dataskrive.comapiassetP9hC9SgrenderP9hC9Sg Betsperts Media & Technology

The Houston Astros (58-31) and Oakland Athletics (30-60) will battle on Saturday at Minute Maid Park, starting at 4:10 PM ET. The Astros will hand the ball to Justin Verlander (11-3), and the Athletics will counter with Jared Koenig (1-2).

Bookmakers have made the Astros a strong favorite at home (-350) to defeat the Athletics (+275).

Astros vs. Athletics Odds

Run Line

Houston Astros (-)


Astros (-350)


Runs (Over: , Under: )

FanDuel No Sweat First Bet
No Sweat First Bet up to $1,000

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

  • Game Day: Saturday, July 16, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Stadium: Minute Maid Park

Astros Injury Report

Jason Castro10 Day Injury ListKnee
Yordan Alvarez10 Day Injury ListHand
Michael Brantley10 Day Injury ListShoulder
Parker Mushinski15 Day Injury ListElbow
Lance McCullers Jr.60 Day Injury ListForearm
Josh James60 Day Injury ListBack
Blake Taylor60 Day Injury ListElbow
Jose AltuveDay-to-dayLeg

Athletics Injury Report

Jed Lowrie10 Day Injury ListShoulder
Jonah Bride10 Day Injury ListShoulder
Dany Jimenez15 Day Injury ListShoulder
Deolis Guerra60 Day Injury ListForearm
Brent Honeywell Jr.60 Day Injury ListElbow
Daulton Jefferies60 Day Injury ListArm
Stephen PiscottyDay-to-dayWrist
Frankie MontásDay-to-dayShoulder

Last Time Out: Astros and Athletics

Cole Irvin (6.00 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 4 K) was credited with a win in the Athletics’ 5-1 victory over the Astros yesterday. Skye Bolt led the way offensively, going 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI. Jose Urquidy (6.00 IP, 3 R, 6 H, 9 K) was handed the loss for the Astros.

Betting Trends

Astros Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Astros have won 51 out of the 73 games, or 69.9%, in which they’ve been favored. Houston has not been a bigger favorite this season than the -350 moneyline set for this game. The Astros have a 77.8% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. Houston and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 32 of their 89 opportunities. The Astros are 46-43-0 ATS in their 89 games with a spread this season.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Kyle Tucker83.253 (81).346 (48).471 (39)5.0% (20)16.3% (42)12.7% (15)
Alex Bregman86.243 (101).362 (30).418 (77)3.0% (74)13.1% (15)14.2% (4)
Jose Altuve72.277 (43).373 (18).528 (12)5.4% (16)15.9% (38)11.5% (33)
Yuli Gurriel81.231 (124).283 (142).383 (118)2.2% (108)13.2% (16)6.0% (129)
Jeremy Pena69.264 (65).312 (104).449 (55)4.3% (36)24.6% (117)5.1% (143)

Athletics Betting Records and Team Stats

The Athletics have won in 27, or 34.6%, of the 78 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year. Oakland has played as an underdog of +275 or more just one time this year and came away with a loss in that game. The Athletics have an implied victory probability of 26.7% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup. Contests with Oakland have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 38 of 91 chances this season. In 91 games with a line this season, the Athletics have a mark of 43-48-0 against the spread.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Elvis Andrus83.227 (127).296 (128).365 (133)2.0% (118)14.8% (29)8.6% (79)
Sean Murphy81.237 (113).306 (116).410 (88)2.7% (89)22.1% (95)7.0% (109)
Seth Brown84.218 (138).273 (149).404 (92)3.4% (62)25.6% (126)6.4% (121)
Ramón Laureano61.235 (-).322 (-).401 (-)3.3% (-)22.4% (-)8.6% (-)
Tony Kemp83.207 (150).286 (140).268 (156)0.6% (152)14.8% (29)8.4% (81)

Astros vs. Athletics Picks and Predictions

Our best pick for Astros vs. Athletics is the Astros (-350 on the moneyline) as the pick to win.

FanDuel No Sweat First Bet
No Sweat First Bet up to $1,000


Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

Deals of the Day

See All