Monday, June 19, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Brad Peacock vs. Daniel Gossett
O.co Coliseum is the site of the matchup between the Houston Astros and the Oakland Athletics on Monday, June 19, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Brad Peacock for the Astros and Daniel Gossett for the Athletics.
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Houston opens at -113 while Oakland opens at +103. The Astros have a 33-30-6 over/under record and a 40-29-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 35-33-0 against the run line and have a 39-27-2 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 33-30-6 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 40-29-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 39-27-2 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 35-33-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
06/14/17 RF Josh Reddick Concussion 7-day DL (06/13)
06/12/17 P Lance McCullers Back 10-day DL (06/09)
06/09/17 P Dallas Keuchel Neck 10-day DL (06/05)
06/09/17 P Collin McHugh Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Charlie Morton Back 10-day DL (05/25)
04/20/17 P Jandel Gustave Forearm 60-day DL (04/19)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
06/10/17 P Andrew Triggs Hip 10-day DL (06/10)
05/28/17 P Kendall Graveman Shoulder 10-day DL (05/26)
05/28/17 P Ryan Dull Knee 10-day DL (05/20)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 10-day DL (05/24)
04/17/17 SS Marcus Semien Wrist 60-day DL (04/15)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 CF Jake Smolinski Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Astros have a 46-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brad Peacock has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 3.00 and a WHIP of 1.21. He has 58 strikeouts over his 39 innings pitched and he's given up 25 hits. He allows 5.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.94 and they have given up 189 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the bullpen and they've struck out 302 hitters and walked 83 batters. As a team, Houston allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.65. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 535 base hits and 253 earned runs. They have allowed 82 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 209 batters and struck out 698. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 3.72.
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As a team Houston is hitting .277, good for 1st in the league. The Astros hold a .470 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.5 hits per game. Jose Altuve is hitting .327 with an on-base percentage of .396. He has 85 hits this season in 260 at bats with 34 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .531 and an OPS+ of 155. Carlos Correa is hitting .302 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .378. He has totaled 73 hits and he has driven in 42 men in 242 at bats. His OPS+ is 145 while his slugging percentage is at .512. The Astros have 658 hits, including 128 doubles and 106 home runs. Houston has walked 220 times so far this season and they have struck out 470 times as a unit. They have left 462 men on base and have a team OPS of .815. They score 5.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 374 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 30-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 16.20, Daniel Gossett has a 0-1 record and a 2.10 WHIP. He has 2 strikeouts over the 3.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 6 hits. He allows 16.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 11.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.01 and they have given up 226 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 223 batters and walked 89 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 587 base knocks and 320 earned runs this season. They have given up 80 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 224 hitters and struck out 544 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.33.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 25th in the league. The Athletics hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Yonder Alonso comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .397. He has 57 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 189 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .630 with an OPS+ of 177. Jed Lowrie is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 73 hits in 251 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 132 and a slugging percentage of .490. The Athletics as a unit have 553 base hits, including 125 doubles and 97 homers. Oakland has walked 217 times this year and they have struck out on 631 occasions. They have had 439 men left on base and have an OPS of .741. They have scored 4.32 runs per game and totaled 294 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Astros/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Astros -113
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