Astros vs Athletics Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 26

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In the second game of a three-game set at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, the Houston Astros (64-33) face the Oakland Athletics (35-63), Tuesday at 9:40 PM ET. The Astros will hand the ball to Luis Garcia (8-5), and the Athletics will counter with Frankie Montas (3-9).

Despite being on the road the Astros are a moderate moneyline favorite (-167) over the Athletics (+140). The total for this contest is set at 7.

Astros vs. Athletics Odds

Run Line

Houston Astros (-1.5)


Astros (-167)


7 Runs (Over: -118, Under: -103)

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

  • Game Day: Tuesday, July 26, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • Location: Oakland, California
  • Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Astros Injury Report

Jason Castro10 Day Injury ListKnee
Michael Brantley10 Day Injury ListShoulder
Lance McCullers Jr.60 Day Injury ListForearm
Josh James60 Day Injury ListBack
Blake Taylor60 Day Injury ListElbow
Yordan AlvarezDay-to-dayHand

Athletics Injury Report

Jed Lowrie10 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
Seth BrownPaternity ListPersonal

Last Time Out: Astros and Athletics

Adam Oller (5.00 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 4 K) was credited with a win in the Athletics’ 7-5 victory over the Astros yesterday. Tony Kemp led the way offensively, going 2-for-3 with a double, a home run and three RBI. Jake Odorizzi (5.00 IP, 6 R, 7 H, 2 K) took the loss for the Astros.

Betting Trends

Astros Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Astros have been favored 81 times and won 57, or 70.4%, of those games. Houston is 24-14 this season when entering a game favored by -167 or more on the moneyline. The Astros have a 62.5% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. Houston and its opponents have hit the over in 35 of their 97 games with a total this season. The Astros are 51-46-0 against the spread in their 97 chances this season.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Yordan Alvarez80.304 (13).405 (4).661 (1)8.4% (2)18.9% (70)14.1% (5)
Kyle Tucker90.249 (87).336 (60).461 (45)4.9% (21)16.7% (46)11.7% (21)
Jose Altuve80.277 (42).363 (26).518 (15)5.4% (17)15.7% (38)10.3% (49)
Alex Bregman94.238 (114).350 (41).411 (86)3.0% (77)13.3% (16)13.2% (8)
Yuli Gurriel88.234 (122).287 (140).384 (117)2.0% (114)13.0% (14)5.8% (130)

Athletics Betting Records and Team Stats

The Athletics have won in 31, or 36.5%, of the 85 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year. This season, Oakland has come away with a win 19 times in 50 chances when named as an underdog of at least +140 or longer on the moneyline. Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Athletics have a 41.7% chance of pulling out a win. Contests with Oakland have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 42 of 99 chances this season. The Athletics have an against the spread mark of 48-51-0 in 99 games with a line this season.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Sean Murphy89.245 (98).320 (96).429 (69)3.0% (77)21.5% (94)8.0% (86)
Elvis Andrus90.239 (111).308 (116).369 (131)1.8% (123)14.8% (30)8.8% (72)
Ramón Laureano69.230 (-).310 (-).407 (-)3.6% (-)24.9% (-)7.9% (-)
Tony Kemp89.208 (146).286 (141).290 (153)1.2% (141)14.6% (26)8.2% (82)
Chad Pinder67.246 (-).272 (-).407 (-)3.3% (-)32.9% (-)3.7% (-)

Astros vs. Athletics Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for this matchup is the Astros to earn the win (-167 on the moneyline), while we project the scoring will go over the total (7 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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