Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 05/30/2022 – The Houston Astros will be meeting the Oakland Athletics on Monday evening at the Oakland Coliseum for some action in the diamond. This will be the first game of a three-game series between these two teams. The Houston Astros are in the first position of the AL West, with a record of 30-18, with the Angels following closely at their heels. The Oakland Athletics are in the fifth position of the AL West, with a record of 20-30. The latest MLB betting data predicts the Oakland Athletics to win in this game.
Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 05/30/2022
|When:||Monday, May 30, 4:07 PM ET|
|Where:||Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California|
The Houston Astros are coming into this series after playing the Seattle Mariners over the weekend. The Astros were abysmal in the first two games of the series and lost miserably, but managed to put up a win in the finale with one run. The Houston offense is led by Jeremy Pena who is batting with an average of .291 in this baseball season. Yordan Alvarez is the lead scorer of home runs with 12 in his pocket. On the mound, the Houston Astros will be posting Framber Valdez. Valdez is currently 4-2 with a 2.83 ERA.
Players to watch: Alex Bregman 3B (GP 47, AB 162, R 22, H 38, 2B 11, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 26, TB 67, BB 28, SO 29, SB 0, AVG 0.235, OBP 0.349, SLG 0.414, OPS 0.762, WAR 0.7), Yuli Gurriel 1B (GP 42, AB 158, R 15, H 35, 2B 14, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 13, TB 58, BB 6, SO 24, SB 2, AVG 0.222, OBP 0.257, SLG 0.367, OPS 0.625, WAR 0.1).
The Oakland Athletics are coming here after playing against the Texas Rangers in a lengthy four-game series. The Athletics lost the first three games of the series but managed to win in the finale with a single run. The Oakland offense is led by Shelton Neuse who is batting with an average of .236. The lead home-run getter for the team is Seth Brown who has scored five homers so far. The Oakland Athletics will be handing the ball to Paul Blackburn to face the Astros. Blackburn is now 5-0 with a 1.70 ERA.
Players to watch: Sean Murphy C (GP 46, AB 169, R 21, H 35, 2B 14, 3B 1, HR 5, RBI 22, TB 66, BB 15, SO 51, SB 0, AVG 0.207, OBP 0.28, SLG 0.391, OPS 0.671, WAR 0.5), Sheldon Neuse 3B (GP 44, AB 159, R 16, H 38, 2B 3, 3B 2, HR 2, RBI 17, TB 51, BB 11, SO 46, SB 4, AVG 0.239, OBP 0.297, SLG 0.321, OPS 0.617, WAR 0.2).
Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Houston’s last 11 games.
Houston are 13-7 SU in their last 20 games.
Houston are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against Oakland.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston’s last 10 games when playing on the road against Oakland.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland’s last 7 games.
Oakland are 5-10 SU in their last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Oakland’s last 20 games against Houston.
Oakland are 3-15 SU in their last 18 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Oakland’s last 10 games when playing at home against Houston.
Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Betting Picks
The Astros were dismal in the series against the Mariners, despite their win in the finale. The Athletics will be leaning on Paul Blackburn to lead them to victory. The MLB best bets today expect the Oakland Athletics to quickly dominate and win this game.
Score Prediction: Athletics 4, Astros 2.