Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Fiers vs. Sean Manaea
The Houston Astros visit O.co Coliseum on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are Mike Fiers for the Astros and Sean Manaea for the Athletics.
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The opening line for this matchup has Houston at -125 and Oakland at +115. The Astros have a 34-31-6 over/under record and a 41-30-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 36-34-0 against the run line and have a 39-29-2 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 34-31-6 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 41-30-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 39-29-2 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 36-34-0 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 47-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Fiers has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 4.00 and a WHIP of 1.36. He has 62 strikeouts over his 72 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.87 and they have given up 191 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the bullpen and they've struck out 310 hitters and walked 84 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 547 base hits and 260 earned runs. They have allowed 84 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 214 batters and struck out 721. 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 3.70.
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As a team Houston is hitting .279, good for 1st in the league. The Astros hold a .476 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.6 hits per game. Carlos Correa is hitting .300 with an on-base percentage of .377. He has 75 hits this season in 250 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .516 and an OPS+ of 145. Jose Altuve is hitting .326 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .397. He has totaled 87 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 267 at bats. His OPS+ is 155 while his slugging percentage is at .528. The Astros have 681 hits, including 135 doubles and 112 home runs. Houston has walked 228 times so far this season and they have struck out 485 times as a unit. They have left 481 men on base and have a team OPS of .822. They score 5.39 runs per contest and have scored a total of 383 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 31-39 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.01, Sean Manaea has a 6-3 record and a 1.11 WHIP. He has 73 strikeouts over the 67.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 49 hits. He allows 6.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.98 and they have given up 229 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 226 batters and walked 91 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.8 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 4.79. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 602 base knocks and 327 earned runs this season. They have given up 85 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 227 hitters and struck out 559 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.37.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 27th in the league. The Athletics hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Jed Lowrie comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .358. He has 74 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 258 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .484 with an OPS+ of 129. Yonder Alonso is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .395. He has collected 58 hits in 193 at bats while driving in 37 runs. He has an OPS+ of 174 and a slugging percentage of .622. The Athletics as a unit have 564 base hits, including 130 doubles and 98 homers. Oakland has walked 222 times this year and they have struck out on 651 occasions. They have had 448 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 4.27 runs per game and totaled 299 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Astros/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Athletics +115
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