Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Betting Odds & Game Analysis | July 26


By Claudio Fortuna | July 26, 2022 4:05 PM

The Houston Astros visit the Oakland Athletics at RingCentral Coliseum, taking the field at 9:40pm ET on Tuesday July 26th, 9:40pm ET. The Oakland Athletics are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 7 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 the Major League Baseball game between the Houston Astros and Oakland Athletics.

Oakland and Houston Betting Info

  • Five of the last six games between the Astros and Athletics have gone UNDER the total runs line.
  • The Astros have won each of their last 11 games against American League opponents following a loss.

Houston Astros Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .240
Team OBP .318
AVG Runs Scored 4.5
Team ERA 3.03
Team WHIP 1.11
Starters ERA 3.18
Starters WHIP 1.09

Key Players for Houston

  • Luis Garcia: 3.65 ERA, 9.61 K/9, 1.06 WHIP
  • Bryan Abreu: 2.91 ERA, 13.24 K/9, 1.35 WHIP
  • Martín Maldonado: .170 Batting Avg, .237 OBP, .339 SLG, .576 OPS, 25 Runs
  • Yordan Alvarez: .304 Batting Avg, .405 OBP, .661 SLG, 1.066 OPS, 62 Runs
  • Yulieski Gurriel: .234 Batting Avg, .287 OBP, .384 SLG, .671 OPS, 32 Runs
  • Chas McCormick: .238 Batting Avg, .326 OBP, .433 SLG, .759 OPS, 27 Runs
  • Jeremy Peña: .265 Batting Avg, .310 OBP, .467 SLG, .777 OPS, 42 Runs
  • Jacob Meyers: .238 Batting Avg, .293 OBP, .345 SLG, .638 OPS, 9 Runs
  • Jose Altuve: .277 Batting Avg, .363 OBP, .518 SLG, .881 OPS, 54 Runs
  • Kyle Tucker: .249 Batting Avg, .336 OBP, .461 SLG, .797 OPS, 41 Runs
  • Alexander Bregman: .238 Batting Avg, .348 OBP, .411 SLG, .759 OPS, 49 Runs

Oakland Athletics Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .214
Team OBP .275
AVG Runs Scored 3.4
Team ERA 4.33
Team WHIP 1.31
Starters ERA 4.50
Starters WHIP 1.27

Key Players for Oakland

  • Lou Trivino: 6.90 ERA, 12.90 K/9, 2.00 WHIP
  • Samuel Selman: 4.91 ERA, 12.28 K/9, 1.27 WHIP
  • Paul Blackburn: 4.35 ERA, 7.28 K/9, 1.26 WHIP
  • Vimael Machín: .210 Batting Avg, .261 OBP, .274 SLG, .535 OPS, 5 Runs
  • Skye Bolt: .231 Batting Avg, .286 OBP, .404 SLG, .690 OPS, 6 Runs
  • Stephen Piscotty: .191 Batting Avg, .264 OBP, .309 SLG, .573 OPS, 8 Runs
  • Stephen Vogt: .146 Batting Avg, .215 OBP, .293 SLG, .508 OPS, 9 Runs
  • Nicholas Allen: .195 Batting Avg, .260 OBP, .257 SLG, .517 OPS, 12 Runs
  • Chadwick Pinder: .247 Batting Avg, .272 OBP, .409 SLG, .681 OPS, 25 Runs
  • Elvis Andrus: .236 Batting Avg, .305 OBP, .362 SLG, .667 OPS, 35 Runs
  • Anthony Kemp: .208 Batting Avg, .286 OBP, .290 SLG, .576 OPS, 32 Runs
  • Sean Murphy: .245 Batting Avg, .320 OBP, .429 SLG, .749 OPS, 41 Runs

In the last 5 matchups between the Athletics and Astros, the Athletics won three times and the Astros won twice. Their most recent matchup on July 25, 2022 ended 7-5 with the Oakland Athletics taking the win.

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