Astros Vs Athletics: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 17, 2022

Written By Staff on July 17, 2022

The Houston Astros (59-31) and Oakland Athletics (30-61) play a rubber match on Sunday at 2:10 PM ET with the series tied 1-1. Jake Odorizzi starts for Houston (-282 to win), and Adam Oller is Oakland’s (+232) pick to start.

The betting trends in the article below use the latest odds as of July 17, 2022 at 1:36 PM ET.

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Astros vs Athletics Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Odorizzi (HOU) Pitcher Oller (OAK)
4 – 2 W/L 0 – 3
42.2 IP 23.0
3.37 ERA 9.00
1.219 WHIP 2.043
6.5 K/9 5.9
3.0 BB/9 7.0

Astros Probable Starter Jake Odorizzi

  • The Astros are sending Odorizzi (4-2) to make his 10th start of the season. He is 4-2 with a 3.37 ERA and 31 strikeouts through 42 2/3 innings pitched.
  • His last appearance was on Sunday against the Oakland Athletics, when the right-hander went 7 2/3 scoreless innings while giving up four hits.
  • In nine games this season, the 32-year-old has amassed an ERA of 3.37, with 6.5 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .238 against him.
  • Odorizzi heads into this game with three quality starts under his belt this season.
  • The opposing Athletics offense has a collective .211 batting average, and is last in the league with 635 total hits and 29th in MLB play with 302 runs scored. It has the worst slugging percentage (.332) and ranks 29th in home runs (69) in all of MLB.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 17, 2022 at 1:36 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Athletics Stats vs Odorizzi

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Elvis Andrus 18 .167 3 0 0 .167 .445
Tony Kemp 10 .500 5 0 2 .500 1.000
Stephen Vogt 10 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Seth Brown 7 .286 2 0 0 .286 .857
Stephen Piscotty 7 .286 2 0 0 .375 .661
Sean Murphy 5 .400 2 0 0 .400 .800
Ramón Laureano 4 .250 1 0 0 .571 1.071
Vimael Machín 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Chad Pinder 3 .333 1 0 1 .500 1.167
Nick Allen 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Athletics Probable Starter Adam Oller

  • The Athletics’ Oller (0-3) will make his fifth start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday, June 29 against the New York Yankees, throwing 1 1/3 scoreless innings of relief without allowing a hit.
  • The 27-year-old has pitched in nine games this season with an ERA of 9.00 and 5.9 strikeouts per nine innings, with an opponent batting average of .299.
  • The Astros rank 19th in MLB with a .239 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks sixth in the league (.421) and 126 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 17, 2022 at 1:36 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Astros Stats vs Oller

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Astros Betting Trends

  • The Astros have won 70.3% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (52-22).
  • In games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -282 or shorter, Houston has a record of 2-3 (40%).
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Astros’ implied win probability is 73.8%.
  • Houston has played in 90 games with an over/under set, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 32 times (32-55-3).
  • The Astros have put together a 47-43-0 record ATS this season.
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Athletics Betting Trends

  • This season, the Athletics have been the underdog 79 times and won 27, or 34.2%, of those games.
  • Oakland is 1-3 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +232 or more on the moneyline.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Athletics have a 30.1% chance to win.
  • Oakland’s games have gone over the total in 38 of their 92 chances.
  • The Athletics are 43-49-0 against the spread in their 92 chances this season.

Astros Players to Watch

  • Kyle Tucker has 13 doubles, 17 home runs and 43 walks while hitting .249.
  • Among qualifying hitters in baseball, Tucker ranks 91st in batting average, 54th in on-base percentage, and 40th in slugging.
  • Alex Bregman has 20 doubles, 11 home runs and 52 walks while batting .240.
  • Among the qualified hitters, Bregman ranks 107th in batting average, 32nd in on-base percentage, and 83rd in slugging.
  • Jose Altuve has 17 doubles, 17 home runs and 36 walks while hitting .276.
  • Yuli Gurriel has 24 doubles, seven home runs and 19 walks while hitting .235.

Astros Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Alex Bregman 308 .240 46 11 46 .358 .770
Yuli Gurriel 298 .235 31 7 26 .287 .673
Kyle Tucker 297 .249 39 17 61 .342 .807
Jose Altuve 275 .276 48 17 33 .371 .895
Jeremy Pena 258 .260 37 12 33 .307 .749
Martín Maldonado 207 .169 23 9 26 .238 .576
Chas McCormick 189 .228 24 8 21 .316 .723
Aledmys Díaz 176 .233 20 6 21 .293 .662
Jose Siri 135 .178 18 3 10 .238 .542
Mauricio Dubon 132 .212 17 3 16 .246 .557

Athletics Players to Watch

  • Elvis Andrus has been key for Oakland with six home runs, 25 RBI and a batting average of .228 this season.
  • Among all qualifying batters, Andrus ranks 125th in batting average, his on-base percentage is 130th, and he is 133rd in slugging percentage.
  • Sean Murphy leads Oakland with 72 hits and an OBP of .308, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .411.
  • Murphy’s batting average ranks 104th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage places him 111th, and he is 86th in slugging.
  • Seth Brown has collected 60 base hits, an OBP of .269 and a slugging percentage of .398 this season.
  • Ramon Laureano has eight home runs, 20 RBI and a batting average of .235 this season.

Athletics Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Sean Murphy 299 .241 35 9 36 .308 .719
Elvis Andrus 281 .228 34 6 25 .295 .658
Seth Brown 279 .215 26 10 38 .269 .667
Tony Kemp 277 .206 29 2 14 .285 .552
Sheldon Neuse 223 .233 21 3 21 .293 .602
Ramón Laureano 221 .235 32 8 20 .321 .724
Chad Pinder 212 .231 20 7 24 .258 .640
Nick Allen 97 .196 11 1 5 .271 .539
Stephen Piscotty 76 .197 7 2 7 .279 .582
Stephen Vogt 72 .139 9 4 7 .212 .518

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