Astros vs Athletics Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 16

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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 (-)

Moneyline

Astros (-350)

Total

Runs (Over: , Under: )

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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

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 Leg

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

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.

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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.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Kyle Tucker 83 .253 (81) .346 (48) .471 (39) 5.0% (20) 16.3% (42) 12.7% (15)
Alex Bregman 86 .243 (101) .362 (30) .418 (77) 3.0% (74) 13.1% (15) 14.2% (4)
Jose Altuve 72 .277 (43) .373 (18) .528 (12) 5.4% (16) 15.9% (38) 11.5% (33)
Yuli Gurriel 81 .231 (124) .283 (142) .383 (118) 2.2% (108) 13.2% (16) 6.0% (129)
Jeremy Pena 69 .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.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Elvis Andrus 83 .227 (127) .296 (128) .365 (133) 2.0% (118) 14.8% (29) 8.6% (79)
Sean Murphy 81 .237 (113) .306 (116) .410 (88) 2.7% (89) 22.1% (95) 7.0% (109)
Seth Brown 84 .218 (138) .273 (149) .404 (92) 3.4% (62) 25.6% (126) 6.4% (121)
Ramón Laureano 61 .235 (-) .322 (-) .401 (-) 3.3% (-) 22.4% (-) 8.6% (-)
Tony Kemp 83 .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.

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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.

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