Astros vs Guardians Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 6, 2022

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On Saturday, the Cleveland Guardians (54-52) are hosting the Houston Astros (70-38), at 6:10 PM ET. The Astros have won three in a row. The starting pitchers are Luis Garcia (8-7) for the Astros, and Cal Quantrill (8-5) for the Guardians.

Despite playing away from their home ballpark, the Astros are favored to win (-163) over the Guardians (+137). The over/under for the Astros-Guardians game is set at 8.5.

Astros vs. Guardians Odds

Run Line

Houston Astros (-1.5)

Moneyline

Astros (-163)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -118, Under: -104)

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

  • Game Day: Saturday, August 6, 2022
  • Game Time: 6:10 PM ET
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Stadium: Progressive Field

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
Kyle Tucker Day-to-day Illness

Guardians Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Aaron Civale 15 Day Injury List Wrist
Anthony Gose 60 Day Injury List Tricep
Cody Morris 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Last Time Out: Astros and Guardians

The Astros took down the Guardians 9-3 yesterday, with Framber Valdez getting the win (6.00 IP, 3 R, 7 H, 3 K) and Trey Mancini leading the way offensively (going 2-for-5 with two home runs and five RBI). Hunter Gaddis (3.00 IP, 8 R, 7 H, 2 K) took the loss for the Guardians.

Betting Trends

Astros Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Astros have been favored 92 times and won 63, or 68.5%, of those games. Houston has entered 52 games this season favored by -163 or more and is 32-20 in those contests. The moneyline for this contest implies a 62% chance of a victory for the Astros. So far this season, Houston and its opponents have hit the over in 39 of their 108 games with a total. The Astros have an ATS record of 56-52-0 in 108 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Yordan Alvarez 91 .307 (8) .413 (1) .652 (2) 7.9% (2) 18.7% (66) 15.0% (5)
Jose Altuve 91 .287 (32) .371 (16) .517 (13) 4.8% (23) 14.4% (24) 10.1% (47)
Alex Bregman 104 .249 (89) .358 (30) .423 (76) 3.0% (74) 12.8% (14) 13.2% (11)
Kyle Tucker 100 .241 (108) .328 (79) .448 (57) 4.7% (25) 16.2% (44) 11.7% (24)
Trey Mancini 96 .268 (52) .345 (44) .425 (72) 3.2% (66) 21.6% (91) 8.5% (75)

Guardians Betting Records and Team Stats

The Guardians have been victorious in 24, or 40.7%, of the 59 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season. This season, Cleveland has been victorious eight times in 24 chances when named as an underdog of at least +137 or longer on the moneyline. Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Guardians have a 42.2% chance of pulling out a win. Cleveland and their opponents have gone over in 54 of their 106 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The Guardians have posted a record of 55-51-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
José Ramírez 102 .282 (34) .357 (32) .551 (6) 4.8% (23) 9.5% (3) 10.0% (49)
Amed Rosario 100 .289 (30) .323 (85) .415 (87) 1.6% (127) 15.1% (33) 4.6% (143)
Steven Kwan 94 .295 (25) .367 (19) .379 (120) 0.5% (147) 9.0% (2) 9.2% (66)
Andrés Giménez 94 .297 (21) .364 (23) .484 (26) 3.5% (58) 21.4% (89) 5.6% (129)
Josh Naylor 77 .274 (-) .327 (-) .493 (-) 4.7% (-) 16.2% (-) 7.1% (-)

Astros vs. Guardians Picks and Predictions

We pick that the Astros will pick up the win in this matchup, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-163). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we predict the final scoring winding up 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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