On Friday, July 15, 2022, at 8:10 PM ET, the Oakland Athletics and the Houston Astros will play at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. With a 30-60 record, the Athletics sit in sixth place in the AL West standings.
Following a 2-5 defeat to Texas in the season’s final round, the squad won just two of its next five games. Oakland produced two runs, four hits, two RBIs, and one walk in 31 at-bats.
Paul Blackburn was given the loss after pitching 6.0 innings and giving up 3 hits, 5 runs, 5 of which were earned, 4 walks, and 4 batters.
The Athletics have an on-base percentage of.272 and a batting average of.210 BAA. A total of 297 runs, 617 hits, 68 home runs, 274 RBIs, 224 walks, and 751 strikeouts were collected by the squad.
Contrarily, the Houston Astros, who have an AL West record of 57-30, are currently in first place. After losing to the Angels 1-7 in game two, the Astros won three of their next five games.
31 at-bats, 1 run, 4 hits, 1 RBI, and 3 walks were produced by the club. With 10 hitters faced and 5 hits, 3 walks, and 3 earned runs allowed over 3.2 innings, Cristian Javier was given the loss.
The Astros have an on-base percentage of.321 and a batting average of.241 BAA. A total of 391 runs, 696 hits, 125 home runs, 382 RBIs, 316 walks, and 655 strikeouts were recorded by the squad.
LF Yordan Alvarez is hitting.306 BAA with 82 hits, 26 home runs, and a.405 on-base percentage, and RF Kyle Tucker contributed 60 RBIs. The pitcher is Jake Odorizzi, who finished the season with a 4-2 record, 3.38 ERA, 1.219 WHIP, and 31 strikeouts.
The left-last hander’s five starts have all paid out UNDER. Additionally, in eight of the Athletics’ last 10 games overall, the UNDER has won. Pick the Houston Astros to triumph at home against the odds of 5-1.
Free Pick: Houston Astros