Astros vs. Athletics Player Props | Jose Altuve | Thursday


By Claudio Fortuna | September 15, 2022 12:21 PM

The Oakland Athletics visit the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park, taking the field at 7:20pm ET on Thursday September 15th. The Oakland Athletics are 2-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at Houston Astros player Jose Altuve as the Astros face the Oakland Athletics in Major League Baseball action.

In the last 5 matchups between the Astros and Athletics, the Astros won three times and the Athletics won twice. Their most recent matchup on August 14, 2022 ended 6-3 with the Houston Astros taking the win.

Jose Altuve Season Stats

  • Games Played: 125 | Home Runs: 24 | RBI: 52 | Runs: 86 | Batting Average: .291 | OBP: .378 | SLG: .512 | OPS: .890.
  • Altuve’s Hits line for tonight’s matchup vs. Oakland Athletics is set at 0.5 which is 0.60 less than than his season average of 1.10.
  • Altuve’s Runs Scored line for tonight’s matchup vs. Oakland Athletics is set at 0.5 which is 0.19 less than than his season average of 0.69.
  • Altuve’s RBIs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Oakland Athletics is set at 0.5 which is 0.08 more than than his season average of 0.42.
  • Altuve’s Home Runs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Oakland Athletics is set at 0.5 which is 0.31 more than than his season average of 0.19.

Jose Altuve Stats vs. Oakland

AB HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
51 1 4 5 .216 .310 .353 .663

Jose Altuve Notable Teammates

Name GP HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jose Altuve 125 24 52 86 .291 .378 .512 .890
Martín Maldonado 101 12 38 32 .172 .240 .328 .568
Yordan Alvarez 118 33 84 84 .295 .403 .598 1.001
Chas McCormick 104 13 41 39 .234 .320 .407 .727
Jeremy Peña 119 17 48 59 .249 .285 .405 .690
Kyle Tucker 132 27 96 66 .259 .333 .483 .816

The The Oakland Athletics are 2-3 in their last five games, while the Houston Astros are heading into this matchup with a record of 3-2 in their last five contests.

The Astros’ 93-50 record in 2022 puts them in 1st place in the AL West with a 48-24 division record and 1st place in the American League with a 84-44 league record.

The Oakland Athletics are 52-91, sitting in 5th place in the AL West with a 23-37 division record and 15th place in the American League with a 48-78 league record.

Oakland Athletics Stat Rankings

STAT Rank
Team ERA 4.51 6
Team Batting Avg .217 30
HR 123 26
RBI 472 29
R 501 29
OBP .281 30
SLG .348 29
OPS .629 29

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