Astros vs Athletics Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 13, 2022

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At Minute Maid Park on Saturday, the Oakland Athletics (six consecutive defeats) meet the Houston Astros at 7:10 PM ET. The Astros will give the start to Lance McCullers Jr., and the Athletics will counter with Zach Logue (3-5).

Bookmakers have made the Astros a strong favorite at home (-280) to beat the Athletics (+233). The game has an over/under set at 8.5 runs.

Astros vs. Athletics Odds

Run Line

Houston Astros (-1.5)

Moneyline

Astros (-280)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -119, Under: -103)

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

  • Game Day: Saturday, August 13, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Stadium: Minute Maid Park

Astros Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Michael Brantley 10 Day Injury List Shoulder
Jason Castro 60 Day Injury List Knee
Lance McCullers Jr. 60 Day Injury List Forearm
Josh James 60 Day Injury List Back
Blake Taylor 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Athletics Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Paul Blackburn 15 Day Injury List Finger
Deolis Guerra 60 Day Injury List Forearm
Brent Honeywell Jr. 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Daulton Jefferies 60 Day Injury List Arm

Last Time Out: Astros and Athletics

Yesterday, the Astros picked up a 7-5 win over the Athletics, with Luis Garcia (6.00 IP, 4 R, 8 H, 6 K) registering the win for the Astros. Kyle Tucker finished 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBI to lead the offensive attack. Sam Moll (0.00 IP, 4 R, 3 H, 0 K) picked up the loss for the Athletics.

Betting Trends

Astros Betting Records and Team Stats

The Astros have entered the game as favorites 98 times this season and won 66, or 67.3%, of those games. Houston has a record of 3-4 in games where oddsmakers favor them by at least -280 on the moneyline. The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 73.7% chance of a victory for the Astros. Houston and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 43 of their 114 opportunities. The Astros are 59-55-0 ATS in their 114 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Yordan Alvarez 96 .296 (20) .402 (3) .632 (2) 7.8% (2) 19.5% (75) 14.8% (5)
Alex Bregman 110 .255 (73) .365 (20) .430 (68) 3.0% (80) 12.5% (13) 13.6% (9)
Kyle Tucker 106 .249 (92) .336 (65) .466 (32) 5.0% (20) 16.0% (43) 11.7% (23)
Jose Altuve 97 .280 (38) .367 (18) .503 (16) 4.5% (28) 14.3% (22) 10.5% (39)
Yuli Gurriel 104 .240 (105) .287 (137) .380 (117) 1.7% (119) 12.5% (13) 5.2% (132)

Athletics Betting Records and Team Stats

The Athletics have come away with 36 wins in the 97 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. This season, Oakland has come away with a win one times in six chances when named as an underdog of at least +233 or longer on the moneyline. The Athletics have an implied victory probability of 30% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Contests with Oakland have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 49 of 113 chances this season. The Athletics have posted a record of 54-59-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Sean Murphy 102 .243 (101) .321 (90) .424 (74) 3.1% (73) 21.1% (87) 8.4% (76)
Seth Brown 102 .235 (116) .293 (131) .455 (44) 4.7% (23) 24.4% (116) 7.1% (92)
Elvis Andrus 102 .240 (105) .301 (124) .371 (121) 1.9% (109) 15.6% (36) 7.8% (85)
Tony Kemp 102 .220 (134) .293 (131) .312 (141) 1.1% (138) 14.6% (26) 8.0% (83)
Ramón Laureano 83 .224 (-) .303 (-) .399 (-) 3.6% (-) 26.1% (-) 7.4% (-)

Astros vs. Athletics Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for this matchup is the Astros to win (-280 on the moneyline), while we project the total score will go under the total (8.5 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

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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