Astros vs Athletics Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 17

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In the final game of a three-game series at Minute Maid Park, the Houston Astros (59-31) face the Oakland Athletics (30-61), Sunday at 2:10 PM ET. The scheduled starters are Jake Odorizzi (4-2) for the Astros, and Adam Oller (0-3) for the Athletics.

Sportsbooks have made the Astros heavy favorites at home (-288). The Athletics are +240 as the road underdogs. The game’s total is set at 8.

Astros vs. Athletics Odds

Run Line

Houston Astros (-1.5)


Astros (-288)


8 Runs (Over: -115, Under: -106)

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

  • Game Day: Sunday, July 17, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:10 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

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

Yesterday, the Astros picked up a 5-0 victory over the Athletics, with Justin Verlander (6.00 IP, 0 R, 6 H, 10 K) registering the win for the Astros. Martin Maldonado went 1-for-3 with a home run and four RBI to lead the offensive attack. Jared Koenig (7.00 IP, 5 R, 6 H, 3 K) was credited with the loss for the Athletics.

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Astros Betting Records and Team Stats

The Astros have been favorites in 74 games this season and won 52 (70.3%) of those contests. Houston has a record of 2-2 in games where sportsbooks favor them by at least -288 on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win from the Astros, based on the moneyline, is 74.2%. Houston and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 32 of their 90 opportunities. In 90 games with a spread this season, the Astros are 47-43-0 ATS.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Kyle Tucker84.249 (91).342 (54).465 (40)5.0% (21)16.1% (39)12.6% (15)
Alex Bregman87.240 (107).358 (32).412 (83)3.0% (76)13.2% (15)14.0% (6)
Jose Altuve73.276 (41).371 (17).524 (14)5.3% (16)16.0% (37)11.3% (35)
Yuli Gurriel82.235 (118).287 (138).386 (116)2.2% (109)13.1% (14)5.9% (130)
Jeremy Pena70.260 (68).307 (114).442 (60)4.3% (37)24.6% (116)5.0% (145)

Athletics Betting Records and Team Stats

The Athletics have been chosen as underdogs in 79 games this year and have walked away with the win 27 times (34.2%) in those games. This season, Oakland has been victorious one time in four chances when named as an underdog of at least +240 or longer on the moneyline. The Athletics have an implied victory probability of 29.4% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Oakland and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 38 of their 92 opportunities. The Athletics have an against the spread record of 43-49-0 in 92 games with a line this season.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Elvis Andrus84.228 (125).295 (130).363 (133)1.9% (121)15.3% (34)8.4% (81)
Sean Murphy82.241 (104).308 (111).411 (86)2.7% (89)22.5% (98)6.9% (110)
Seth Brown85.215 (142).269 (151).398 (101)3.3% (66)26.2% (132)6.3% (121)
Ramón Laureano62.235 (-).321 (-).403 (-)3.2% (-)22.9% (-)8.4% (-)
Tony Kemp84.206 (150).285 (140).267 (156)0.6% (152)15.1% (32)8.3% (82)

Astros vs. Athletics Picks and Predictions

Our recommended pick for this matchup is the Astros to win (-288 on the moneyline), while we predict the total score will go under the total (8 runs).

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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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