Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 05/31/2022 – The Houston Astros will be facing the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night at the Oakland Coliseum. This will be the second game of a three-game series between the two teams. The Houston Astros are dominating the AL West, with a record of 31-18, with the Texas Rangers tailing closely in second place. The Oakland Athletics are at the bottom of the ladder with a record of 20-31. The expert MLB predictions foresee the Houston Astros winning the game on Tuesday night.
Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 05/31/2022
|When:||Tuesday, May 31, 9:40 PM ET|
|Where:||Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California|
The Houston Astros are coming into this game after winning six games out of their last nine games played and have scored seven runs in their last three games. The Houston offense is led by Michael Brantley who has posted 44 hits so far. Jeremy Pena and Jordan Alvarez have a combo score of 82 hits and 51 ribbies in this baseball season. On the mound against the Oakland Athletics, the Houston Astros will be posting Cristian Javier. Javier is currently 3-2 with a 2.43 ERA.
Players to watch: Alex Bregman 3B (GP 48, AB 165, R 22, H 38, 2B 11, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 26, TB 67, BB 28, SO 29, SB 0, AVG 0.23, OBP 0.347, SLG 0.406, OPS 0.753, WAR 0.7, Michael Brantley DH (GP 44, AB 162, R 16, H 44, 2B 9, 3B 1, HR 3, RBI 16, TB 64, BB 21, SO 19, SB 1, AVG 0.272, OBP 0.357, SLG 0.395, OPS 0.752, WAR 1
The Oakland Athletics are coming into this game after winning only one game out of their last five games played. The Athletics have scored 11 runs in their last three games. The Oakland offense is led by Sheldon Neuse who has posted 38 hits along with 17 RBIs so far. Tony Kemp and Elvis Andrus have a combo score of 72 hits and 17 ribbies. The Oakland Athletics will be handing the ball to Frankie Montas. Montas is currently 2-4 with a 3.28 ERA in this baseball season.
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 Oakland Athletics are doing terribly on the plate which was the reason for their downfall in the first game of the series. The Houston Astros are doing pretty great on offense and therefore expected to win this game as per the MLB odds today.
Score Prediction: Astros 5, Athletics 2.