Astros vs Guardians Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Sunday, August 7

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On Sunday, the Cleveland Guardians (55-52) are hosting the Houston Astros (70-39), at 12:05 PM ET, in the final game of a four-game series. The Astros will give the start to Cristian Javier (6-7), and the Guardians will counter with Triston McKenzie (7-8).

Despite playing on the road, the Astros are still a decent moneyline favorite (-148) over the Guardians (+124). The contest has an over/under set at 8.

Astros vs. Guardians Odds

Run Line

Houston Astros (-1.5)

Moneyline

Astros (-148)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -111, Under: -110)

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

  • Game Day: Sunday, August 7, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:05 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
Aledmys Díaz Day-to-day Finger

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
Steven Kwan Day-to-day Foot

Last Time Out: Astros and Guardians

Yesterday, the Guardians claimed a 4-1 win over the Astros, with Cal Quantrill (6.00 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 4 K) registering the win for the Guardians. Amed Rosario finished 1-for-4 with two RBI to lead the offensive showing. Luis Garcia (6.00 IP, 4 R, 9 H, 5 K) picked up the loss for the Astros.

Betting Trends

Astros Betting Records and Team Stats

The Astros have been favorites in 93 games this season and won 63 (67.7%) of those contests. Houston is 40-23 this season when entering a game favored by -148 or more on the moneyline. The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 59.7% chance of a victory for the Astros. Games involving Houston have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 39 of 109 chances this season. The Astros have an ATS record of 56-53-0 in 109 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Yordan Alvarez 92 .304 (10) .411 (2) .646 (2) 7.8% (2) 18.8% (67) 15.1% (6)
Alex Bregman 105 .249 (92) .357 (34) .424 (72) 2.9% (80) 12.9% (16) 13.1% (11)
Jose Altuve 92 .284 (33) .368 (17) .511 (14) 4.8% (23) 14.8% (27) 10.0% (47)
Kyle Tucker 101 .241 (106) .328 (77) .448 (56) 4.7% (24) 16.2% (46) 11.7% (24)
Trey Mancini 97 .266 (54) .341 (52) .420 (81) 3.1% (70) 21.9% (94) 8.4% (75)

Guardians Betting Records and Team Stats

The Guardians have been chosen as underdogs in 60 games this year and have walked away with the win 25 times (41.7%) in those games. This season, Cleveland has been victorious 15 times in 34 chances when named as an underdog of at least +124 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Guardians have a 44.6% chance of walking away with the win. Contests with Cleveland have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 54 of 107 chances this season. In 107 games with a line this season, the Guardians have a mark of 56-51-0 against the spread.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
José Ramírez 103 .284 (33) .358 (32) .553 (6) 4.7% (24) 9.5% (3) 9.9% (48)
Amed Rosario 101 .288 (31) .323 (87) .413 (89) 1.6% (127) 15.0% (31) 4.5% (144)
Steven Kwan 94 .295 (25) .367 (19) .379 (119) 0.5% (146) 9.0% (2) 9.2% (67)
Andrés Giménez 95 .300 (15) .365 (23) .484 (27) 3.5% (57) 21.2% (88) 5.5% (130)
Josh Naylor 78 .274 (-) .326 (-) .489 (-) 4.7% (-) 15.9% (-) 7.0% (-)

Astros vs. Guardians Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for this matchup is the Astros to earn the win (-148 on the moneyline), while we project the scoring will go over the total (8 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

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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