Astros Vs Guardians: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 6, 2022

Written By Staff on August 6, 2022

Trey Mancini leads the Houston Astros (70-38) into a matchup against the Cleveland Guardians (54-52) after his two-homer outing in a 9-3 win over the Guardians. It starts at 6:10 PM ET on Saturday. Luis Garcia gets the starting nod for Houston (-167 to win), and Cal Quantrill is Cleveland’s (+142) pick to start.

The betting insights in what follows use the latest odds as of August 6, 2022 at 5:28 PM ET.

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Astros vs Guardians Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Garcia (HOU) Pitcher Quantrill (CLE)
8 – 7 W/L 8 – 5
106.1 IP 117.0
3.72 ERA 4.08
1.063 WHIP 1.316
9.5 K/9 5.8
2.7 BB/9 2.6

Astros Probable Starter Luis Garcia

  • Garcia gets the start for the Astros, his 20th of the season. He is 8-7 with a 3.72 ERA and 112 strikeouts through 106 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent appearance on Tuesday against the Boston Red Sox, the righty went 7 2/3 innings, allowing three earned runs while surrendering six hits.
  • In 19 games this season, the 25-year-old has an ERA of 3.72, with 9.5 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .204 against him.
  • Garcia has registered seven quality starts this season.
  • The opposing Guardians offense has the 17th-ranked slugging percentage (.386) and is 28th in MLB play with 85 home runs. It has a collective .251 batting average, and is eighth in MLB with 904 total hits and 16th in MLB action scoring 463 runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 6, 2022 at 5:28 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Guardians Stats vs Garcia

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Amed Rosario 6 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Myles Straw 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Josh Naylor 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
José Ramírez 3 .667 2 1 3 .667 2.667
Steven Kwan 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Owen Miller 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Andrés Giménez 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Austin Hedges 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Luke Maile 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 2.000

Guardians Probable Starter Cal Quantrill

  • Quantrill (8-5) will take to the mound for the Guardians and make his 20th start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Monday, when he gave up four earned runs and allowed six hits in 6 2/3 innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • The 27-year-old has pitched in 20 games this season with an ERA of 4.08 and 5.8 strikeouts per nine innings, with an opponent batting average of .266.
  • In 19 starts this season, he’s earned nine quality starts.
  • The Astros are batting .243 this season, 15th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .426 (fifth in the league) with 151 home runs.
  • The 27-year-old ranks 45th in ERA (4.08), 47th in WHIP (1.316), and 60th in K/9 (5.8) among qualified pitchers in the majors this campaign.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 6, 2022 at 5:28 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Astros Stats vs Quantrill

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
José Altuve 8 .375 3 0 0 .375 .750
Yuli Gurriel 6 .333 2 0 0 .333 .666
Christian Vázquez 6 .667 4 0 0 .750 1.417
Trey Mancini 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Chas McCormick 3 .667 2 1 3 .667 2.334
Mauricio Dubón 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Alex Bregman 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Aledmys Díaz 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Martín Maldonado 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Yordan Alvarez 1 .000 0 0 0 .667 .667

Astros Betting Trends

  • The Astros have won 68.5% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (63-29).
  • Houston has a 28-18 record (winning 60.9% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -167 or shorter.
  • Based on this game’s moneyline, the Astros have an implied win probability of 62.5%.
  • Houston has played in 108 games with over/under set, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 39 times (39-66-3).
  • The Astros are 56-52-0 against the spread this season.
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Guardians Betting Trends

  • This season, the Guardians have won 24 out of the 59 games, or 40.7%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Cleveland is 6-14 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +142 or more on the moneyline.
  • The Guardians have a 41.3% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Games involving Cleveland have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 54 of 106 chances this season.
  • The Guardians have an ATS record of 55-51-0 in 106 games with a spread this season.

Astros Players to Watch

  • Yordan Alvarez has put up a team-high OBP (.413), and leads the Astros in hits (97). He’s batting .307 with 15 doubles, two triples, 30 home runs and 57 walks.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Alvarez’s batting average ranks eighth, his on-base percentage ranks first, and he is second in the league in slugging.
  • Alvarez takes a two-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .235 with a double, three walks and three RBI.
  • Jose Altuve’s .517 slugging percentage leads his team, and he has 23 doubles, 19 home runs and 40 walks while hitting .287.
  • Among qualifying hitters, Altuve ranks 32nd in batting average, 16th in on-base percentage, and 13th in slugging.
  • Altuve heads into this game on a four-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .500 with four doubles, a walk and an RBI.
  • Alex Bregman has 25 doubles, 13 home runs and 58 walks while batting .249.
  • Bregman has safely hit in four games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .429 with three walks and an RBI.
  • Kyle Tucker is batting .241 with 16 doubles, 19 home runs and 47 walks.

Astros Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Alex Bregman 369 .249 56 13 56 .358 .781
Trey Mancini 365 .268 42 13 48 .345 .770
Yuli Gurriel 360 .242 37 7 30 .290 .676
Kyle Tucker 353 .241 44 19 67 .328 .776
Jose Altuve 348 .287 61 19 38 .371 .888
Jeremy Pena 326 .252 44 15 38 .295 .728
Yordan Alvarez 316 .307 69 30 73 .413 1.065
Christian Vázquez 299 .278 33 8 42 .322 .747
Martín Maldonado 250 .184 29 11 34 .245 .605
Chas McCormick 236 .237 31 11 29 .327 .751

Guardians Players to Watch

  • Jose Ramirez has 110 hits, which is best among Cleveland hitters this season, while batting .282 with 59 extra-base hits.
  • Of all the qualifying batters in MLB, Ramirez is 34th in batting average, 32nd in on-base percentage and sixth in slugging percentage.
  • Amed Rosario has an OPS of .738, fueled by an OBP of .323 and a team-best slugging percentage of .415 this season.
  • Among all qualified hittersplayers, Rosario ranks 30th in batting average, 85th in on-base percentage and 87th in slugging percentage.
  • Steven Kwan leads Cleveland with an OBP of .367 this season while batting .295 with 36 walks and 51 runs scored.
  • Andres Gimenez is batting .297 with a .364 OBP and 51 RBI for Cleveland this season.

Guardians Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Amed Rosario 412 .289 59 7 42 .323 .738
José Ramírez 390 .282 61 21 86 .357 .908
Myles Straw 367 .215 53 0 21 .295 .570
Steven Kwan 346 .295 51 2 28 .367 .746
Owen Miller 314 .242 42 5 42 .300 .666
Andrés Giménez 306 .297 41 12 51 .364 .848
Josh Naylor 270 .274 32 14 53 .327 .820
Austin Hedges 190 .179 18 6 20 .256 .535
Oscar Gonzalez 135 .289 13 3 16 .317 .769
Luke Maile 106 .217 13 0 9 .315 .617

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