Astros Vs Athletics: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 25, 2022

Written By Staff on July 24, 2022

The Houston Astros (64-32) will try to keep a five-game winning streak intact when they visit the Oakland Athletics (34-63) on Monday at 9:40 PM ET. Houston (-234 to win) has Jake Odorizzi starting things off, and Oakland (+194) will counter with Adam Oller.

The insights in the following article use the latest odds as of July 25, 2022 at 7:27 PM ET.

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Astros vs Athletics Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Odorizzi (HOU) Pitcher Oller (OAK)
4 – 2 W/L 0 – 3
48.0 IP 27.1
3.56 ERA 8.56
1.188 WHIP 1.976
6.8 K/9 5.9
2.6 BB/9 6.3

Astros Probable Starter Jake Odorizzi

  • Odorizzi (4-2 with a 3.56 ERA and 36 strikeouts in 48 innings pitched) gets the start for the Astros, his 11th of the season.
  • His most recent time out was on Sunday, July 17 against the Oakland Athletics, when the righty went 5 2/3 innings, surrendering three earned runs while allowing five hits.
  • In 10 games this season, the 32-year-old has a 3.56 ERA and 6.8 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .238 to opposing batters.
  • Odorizzi has recorded three quality starts this season.
  • He will face off against an Athletics offense that ranks last in MLB with 685 total hits (on a .214 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .338 (29th in MLB) with 78 total home runs (26th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 25, 2022 at 7:27 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 20 .200 4 0 0 .200 .500
Tony Kemp 12 .417 5 0 2 .417 .834
Seth Brown 10 .300 3 0 0 .300 .800
Stephen Vogt 10 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Stephen Piscotty 9 .222 2 0 0 .300 .522
Sean Murphy 8 .375 3 0 0 .375 .750
Ramón Laureano 7 .286 2 1 1 .500 1.357
Vimael Machín 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Chad Pinder 5 .400 2 0 1 .500 1.100
Nick Allen 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Athletics Probable Starter Adam Oller

  • The Athletics will send Oller (0-3) to the mound for his sixth start this season.
  • The right-hander gave up three earned runs in 4 2/3 innings pitched on Sunday, July 17 in his last outing, a matchup with the Houston Astros.
  • The 27-year-old has an ERA of 8.56, a 0.947 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.976 in 10 games this season.
  • None of Oller’s five starts this season have met the criteria for a quality start.
  • The Astros are batting .241 this season, 16th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .424 (fifth in the league) with 136 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 25, 2022 at 7:27 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Astros Stats vs Oller

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Jeremy Pena 3 .333 1 1 2 .333 1.666
José Altuve 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Jake Meyers 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Chas McCormick 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Yuli Gurriel 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500
Kyle Tucker 2 1.000 2 1 1 1.000 3.500
Aledmys Díaz 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Martín Maldonado 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Alex Bregman 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Astros Betting Trends

  • The Astros have won 57 of the 80 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (71.2%).
  • Houston is 7-5 (winning 58.3% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -234 or shorter.
  • Based on this game’s moneyline, the Astros’ implied win probability is 70.1%.
  • Houston has played in 96 games with an over/under set, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 34 times (34-59-3).
  • The Astros have a 51-45-0 record against the spread this season.
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Athletics Betting Trends

  • The Athletics have won 30, or 35.7%, of the 84 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Oakland has a record of 3-9, a 25% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +194 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Athletics have a 34% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Oakland and its opponents have hit the over in 41 of their 98 games with a total this season.
  • The Athletics are 47-51-0 ATS in their 98 games with a spread this season.

Astros Players to Watch

  • Yordan Alvarez has put up an on-base percentage of .407, a slugging percentage of .668, and has 85 hits, all club-bests for the Astros. He’s batting .307 with 12 doubles, two triples, 28 home runs and 46 walks.
  • Among the qualified batters in MLB action, Alvarez ranks 11th in batting average, fourth in on-base percentage, and first in slugging.
  • Kyle Tucker has 14 doubles, 18 home runs and 43 walks while hitting .249.
  • Tucker’s batting average ranks 89th among qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 60th, and he is 45th in the league in slugging.
  • Tucker has hit safely in two straight games. In his last five games he is batting .200 with a double and an RBI.
  • Alex Bregman is batting .241 with 22 doubles, 12 home runs and 53 walks.
  • Jose Altuve has 17 doubles, 19 home runs and 36 walks while hitting .278.
  • Altuve brings a three-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .318 with two home runs and three RBI.

Astros Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Alex Bregman 332 .241 49 12 49 .354 .770
Kyle Tucker 321 .249 41 18 63 .336 .797
Yuli Gurriel 318 .236 32 7 27 .284 .671
Jose Altuve 302 .278 54 19 36 .365 .888
Jeremy Pena 283 .261 40 14 36 .305 .757
Yordan Alvarez 277 .307 61 28 65 .407 1.075
Martín Maldonado 224 .170 25 10 30 .237 .576
Chas McCormick 206 .233 26 9 24 .323 .736
Aledmys Díaz 191 .241 23 6 21 .300 .677
Mauricio Dubon 138 .210 19 3 17 .248 .560

Athletics Players to Watch

  • Sean Murphy leads Oakland with 78 hits and an OBP of .320, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .428.
  • Murphy is 98th in batting average, 94th in on-base percentage and 70th in slugging percentage among all hitters in MLB.
  • Elvis Andrus is slugging .364 while driving in 25 runs and batting .232 this season.
  • Among all qualified hitters, Andrus ranks 124th in batting average, 122nd in on-base percentage and 133rd in slugging percentage.
  • Seth Brown is batting .227 with a .420 slugging percentage and 41 RBI this year.
  • Ramon Laureano has 10 home runs, 22 RBI and a batting average of .230 this season.

Athletics Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Sean Murphy 318 .245 40 11 40 .320 .748
Seth Brown 300 .227 31 12 41 .276 .696
Elvis Andrus 297 .232 34 6 25 .303 .667
Tony Kemp 290 .203 30 3 16 .282 .554
Ramón Laureano 244 .230 36 10 22 .311 .717
Sheldon Neuse 233 .227 21 3 21 .286 .586
Chad Pinder 233 .245 24 8 29 .269 .677
Nick Allen 110 .200 12 1 6 .267 .531
Stephen Piscotty 91 .198 8 3 10 .272 .591
Stephen Vogt 80 .150 9 4 11 .220 .520

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