Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 07/07/2021 Analysis, Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 07/07/2021 – Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas will continue to play host to Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros as they enter their second game of a three-game series. The Athletics are holding the second spot in their division with a 49-38 record on the season. Oakland is behind the Astros and they look forward to getting back on top. Houston Astros have dominated opponents with their impressive performance. The Astros will enter this game riding a five-game winning streak. The latest baseball predictions continue to slant towards the Astros.
Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 07/07/2021
Oakland Athletics dropped their series opener with a final score of 9-6. The Athletics are now four games ahead of the Mariners. Oakland is three-plus games behind the Astros at the top position. Sean Manaea will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Manaea is holding a 6-5 record on the season with an ERA of 3.13. Matt Olson continues to lead the Athletics with a batting clip of .283. Olson is also the leader in home runs with 20 and RBIs with 53. The Athletics have smashed 105 home runs in total this season.
Players to watch: M. Chapman 3B (GP 85, AB 296, R 40, H 68, 2B 10, 3B 3, HR 11, RBI 42, TB 117, BB 44, SO 104, SB 1, AVG 0.23, OBP 0.326, SLG 0.395, OPS 0.721, WAR 2.2), M. Olson 1B (GP 82, AB 293, R 52, H 83, 2B 18, 3B 0, HR 20, RBI 55, TB 161, BB 40, SO 56, SB 3, AVG 0.283, OBP 0.373, SLG 0.549, OPS 0.923, WAR 2.8).
Houston Astros will look forward to continuing their success after their impressive victory against Oakland. The Astros are now holding a 53-33 record on the season and have moved one step ahead of the Athletics. Luis Garcia will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 6-5 record on the season with an ERA of 3.14, 90 Ks, and 27 BBs. Michael Brantley is the leader in batting with an average of .340. When it comes to home runs, Jose Altuve is the leader with 18.
Players to watch: C. Correa SS (GP 80, AB 299, R 61, H 88, 2B 20, 3B 0, HR 16, RBI 52, TB 156, BB 47, SO 61, SB 0, AVG 0.294, OBP 0.393, SLG 0.522, OPS 0.915, WAR 4.3), J. Altuve 2B (GP 73, AB 297, R 63, H 85, 2B 10, 3B 0, HR 18, RBI 49, TB 149, BB 42, SO 53, SB 4, AVG 0.286, OBP 0.372, SLG 0.502, OPS 0.873, WAR 3.1).
Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
Oakland is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston’s last 5 games against Oakland.
Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
Back the Astros to win this game with the help of their powerful squad. Oakland has been struggling off late and the best online sportsbook is against Oakland to win. Houston holds to the top spot in OPS on the season.
Score Prediction: Astros 6, Athletics 3.