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Fri May 26 9:40PM

Astros vs Athletics Predictions

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The Houston Astros are on the road playing the Oakland Athletics at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum stadium on Friday, 5/26/2023 @ 9:40pm EST. Hunter Brown (ERA: 3.2) will be the starting pitcher for Astros and James Kaprielian (ERA: 8.68) will be starting for Athletics. Houston is the betting favorite opening at -248 and the current line is Houston -270.

Astros vs Athletics Prediction for Tonight's Game

Based on recent trends and head to head stats, the Scorecaster predicts Astros to win tonight's game by 3 points and the total to go over 8.5 points.

PREDICTED SCORE: Houston 6 to Oakland 3

Scorecaster algorithmic predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both the Houston Astros and Oakland Athletics, including recent team & player performances and defensive & offensive matchups from recent history.

Curated Picks & Predictions

  • 57% of SportsJaw users predict Houston Astros to win.
  • Based on the moneyline, the implied probability that Houston will win straight-up is 73%.
  • Based on the current lines, Oddsmakers predict Houston Astros to win and the total score to be 8.5.
  • OddsShark's prediction is Houston will win and the total will go over.
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Houston Key Betting Stats

Astros vs Athletics stats
Astros vs Athletics matchup stats

With a power ranking of 6, Houston is ranked #16 in offense (scoring an average of 4.35 per game), #1 in defense (allowing an average of 3.57 points to be scored against them per game) and are 28-21 this season.

Oakland Key Betting Stats

Oakland Athletics has a power ranking of 30 and are #29 for offense (scoring an average of 3.52 per game), #30 for defense (giving up an average of 7.06 points per game) and 10-42 overall. Houston went 0-3 in their last 3 matchups against Oakland.

Written by SportsJaw Staff
Categorized as MLB Predictions

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Current Odds[ - ]

-1.5 (-160)
+1.5 (+140)
Over 8.5
Under 8.5

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Power Rankings[ + ]

Houston Astros
Oakland Athletics
Strike Outs
Strike Outs

Last 10 Games Stats[ + ]

Houston AstrosAstros

vs MILL 0-4
Brandon BielakStarter
Adrian HouserOpp Starter
vs MILL 0-6
J.P. FranceStarter
Colin ReaOpp Starter
vs MILW 12-2
Cristian JavierStarter
Corbin BurnesOpp Starter
vs OAKW 2-0
Framber ValdezStarter
James KaprielianOpp Starter
vs OAKW 3-2
Hunter BrownStarter
JP SearsOpp Starter
vs OAKW 5-1
Brandon BielakStarter
Ken WaldichukOpp Starter
vs CHCW 7-6
J.P. FranceStarter
Drew SmylyOpp Starter
vs CHCW 7-3
Cristian JavierStarter
Justin SteeleOpp Starter
vs CHCW 6-4
Framber ValdezStarter
Jameson TaillonOpp Starter
vs CHWW 4-3
Hunter BrownStarter
Lucas GiolitoOpp Starter

Oakland AthleticsAthletics

vs SEAL 2-3
JP SearsStarter
Logan GilbertOpp Starter
vs SEAL 1-6
Austin PruittStarter
Bryce MillerOpp Starter
vs SEAL 2-3
Luis MedinaStarter
Marco GonzalesOpp Starter
vs SEAL 2-11
Kyle MullerStarter
Luis CastilloOpp Starter
vs HOUL 0-2
James KaprielianStarter
Framber ValdezOpp Starter
vs HOUL 2-3
JP SearsStarter
Hunter BrownOpp Starter
vs HOUL 1-5
Ken WaldichukStarter
Brandon BielakOpp Starter
vs ARIL 3-5
Luis MedinaStarter
Ryne NelsonOpp Starter
vs ARIW 9-8
Kyle MullerStarter
Tommy HenryOpp Starter
vs ARIL 2-5
Drew RucinskiStarter
Merrill KellyOpp Starter

Injuries[ + ]

Houston AstrosAstros

  • LFMichael Brantley (10-day IL (03/28), Shoulder)
  • 1BJose Abreu (Is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Friday vs Oakland Athletics, Illness)
  • SPLance McCullers Jr. (15-day IL (03/30), Arm)
  • SPJose Urquidy (15-day IL (05/01), Shoulder)
  • LFChas McCormick (Is not in the starting lineup Friday vs Oakland Athletics, Rest)
  • SSJeremy Pena (Is not in the starting lineup Friday vs Oakland Athletics, Rest)

Oakland AthleticsAthletics

  • CManny Pina (60-day IL (03/27), Wrist)
  • 1BJesus Aguilar (Is not in the starting lineup Friday vs Houston Astros, Rest)
  • LFTony Kemp (Is not in the starting lineup Friday vs Houston Astros, Rest)
  • SPPaul Blackburn (15-day IL (03/27), Finger)
  • RPDany Jimenez (60-day IL (04/17), Shoulder)
  • RPKirby Snead (60-day IL (03/26), Shoulder)
  • SPFreddy Tarnok (60-day IL (03/27), Shoulder)
  • RPZach Jackson (15-day IL (05/17), Elbow)
  • CShea Langeliers (Is not in the starting lineup Friday vs Houston Astros, Rest)
  • SPMason Miller (15-day IL (05/08), Elbow)

Infographics & Predictions[ - ]

Houston vs Oakland prediction and stats

Both teams have a compariable offense and the Astros have a stronger defense. The Astros won more over their last 3 matchups..

Houston vs Oakland infographic

After crunching 8 relative data points, our relative predictions model has a 100% confidence Astros will win - view the Houston vs Oakland infographic for details on this prediction.

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