Astros vs Athletics Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 14, 2022

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The Oakland Athletics (39-73) will visit the Houston Astros (74-41), Sunday at 2:10 PM ET, with the Astros on a three-game winning streak. The scheduled starters are Cristian Javier (6-8) for the Astros, and Cole Irvin (6-9) for the Athletics.

The Astros’ home-field advantage shows today in terms of their moneyline advantage (-275), compared to Oakland’s (+230). The over/under for this contest is set at 7.5.

Astros vs. Athletics Odds

Run Line

Houston Astros (-1.5)

Moneyline

Astros (-275)

Total

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

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

  • Game Day: Sunday, August 14, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:10 PM ET
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Stadium: Minute Maid Park

Astros Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Jason Castro 60 Day Injury List Knee
Michael Brantley 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
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

Lance McCullers Jr. (6.00 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 5 K) earned the win in the Astros’ 8-0 victory over the Athletics yesterday. Alex Bregman led the way offensively, going 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBI. Zach Logue (5.00 IP, 6 R, 8 H, 2 K) took the loss for the Athletics.

Betting Trends

Astros Betting Records and Team Stats

The Astros have been favorites in 99 games this season and won 67 (67.7%) of those contests. Houston has a record of 6-5, a 54.5% win rate, when favored by -275 or more by oddsmakers this season. The implied probability of a win from the Astros, based on the moneyline, is 73.3%. Houston and its opponents have hit the over in 43 of their 115 games with a total this season. The Astros are 60-55-0 against the spread in their 115 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Yordan Alvarez 97 .299 (17) .403 (3) .630 (2) 7.7% (2) 19.6% (74) 14.6% (4)
Alex Bregman 111 .256 (71) .366 (19) .437 (63) 3.2% (66) 12.4% (12) 13.7% (8)
Kyle Tucker 107 .249 (93) .335 (66) .469 (32) 5.0% (20) 15.8% (39) 11.6% (23)
Jose Altuve 98 .278 (39) .366 (19) .499 (18) 4.5% (31) 14.4% (22) 10.6% (37)
Yuli Gurriel 105 .243 (102) .290 (132) .381 (115) 1.7% (120) 12.4% (12) 5.1% (136)

Athletics Betting Records and Team Stats

The Athletics have been chosen as underdogs in 98 games this year and have walked away with the win 36 times (36.7%) in those games. This year, Oakland has won one of seven games when listed as at least +230 or worse on the moneyline. Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Athletics have a 30.3% chance of pulling out a win. Oakland and their opponents have hit the over in 49 of their 114 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season. The Athletics are 54-60-0 against the spread in their 114 games that had a posted line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Sean Murphy 103 .244 (100) .322 (88) .424 (76) 3.1% (71) 21.3% (89) 8.5% (75)
Seth Brown 103 .232 (119) .290 (132) .450 (48) 4.6% (28) 24.4% (115) 7.0% (96)
Elvis Andrus 103 .240 (108) .301 (120) .373 (124) 1.9% (109) 15.7% (37) 7.7% (88)
Tony Kemp 103 .218 (136) .292 (131) .309 (144) 1.1% (138) 14.7% (25) 8.2% (80)
Ramón Laureano 84 .225 (-) .302 (-) .397 (-) 3.5% (-) 25.8% (-) 7.3% (-)

Astros vs. Athletics Picks and Predictions

We predict that the Astros will pick up the win in this contest, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-275). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we predict the final scoring winding up over the total (7.5 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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