Astros vs. Guardians Player Props | Yordan Alvarez | Friday


By Claudio Fortuna | August 5, 2022 11:21 AM

The Houston Astros visit the Cleveland Guardians at Progressive Field, taking the field at 7:10pm ET on Friday August 5th. The Cleveland Guardians are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8.5 runs.

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Today, we are looking at Houston Astros player Yordan Alvarez as the Astros face the Cleveland Guardians in Major League Baseball action.

The Guardians and Astros have met four times this season, with the Guardians winning once and the Astros winning three times. Their most recent matchup on August 4, 2022 ended 6-0 with the Houston Astros taking the win.

Yordan Alvarez Season Stats

  • Games Played: 90 | Home Runs: 30 | RBI: 72 | Runs: 68 | Batting Average: .304 | OBP: .412 | SLG: .654 | OPS: 1.066.
  • Alvarez’s Hits line for tonight’s matchup vs. Cleveland Guardians is set at 1.5 which is 0.56 less than than his season average of 1.06.
  • Alvarez’s Runs Scored line for tonight’s matchup vs. Cleveland Guardians is set at 0.5 which is 0.26 less than than his season average of 0.76.
  • Alvarez’s RBIs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Cleveland Guardians is set at 0.5 which is 0.30 less than than his season average of 0.80.
  • Alvarez’s Home Runs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Cleveland Guardians is set at 0.5 which is 0.17 more than than his season average of 0.33.

Yordan Alvarez Stats vs. Cleveland

AB HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
11 0 1 3 .182 .438 .182 .620

Yordan Alvarez Notable Teammates

Name GP HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
Yordan Alvarez 90 30 72 68 .304 .412 .654 1.066
Jeremy Peña 85 15 38 44 .255 .299 .438 .737
Jose Altuve 90 19 37 60 .283 .368 .513 .881

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

The Astros’ 69-38 record in 2022 puts them in 1st place in the AL West with a 35-20 division record and 2nd place in the American League with a 61-34 league record.

The Cleveland Guardians are 54-51, sitting in 2nd place in the AL Central with a 25-21 division record and 7th place in the American League with a 44-43 league record.

Cleveland Guardians Stat Rankings

STAT Rank
Team ERA 3.91 16
Team Batting Avg .251 8
HR 84 29
RBI 438 16
R 460 16
OBP .314 15
SLG .386 20
OPS .700 19

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