Thursday, June 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: David Paulino vs. Jesse Hahn
O.co Coliseum is the site of the matchup between the Houston Astros and the Oakland Athletics on Thursday, June 22, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are David Paulino for the Astros and Jesse Hahn for the Athletics.
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Houston opens at -120 while Oakland opens at +110. The Astros have a 35-31-6 over/under record and a 42-30-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 36-35-0 against the run line and have a 40-29-2 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 35-31-6 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 42-30-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 40-29-2 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 36-35-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
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 48-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Paulino has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 5.03 and a WHIP of 1.37. He has 20 strikeouts over his 19.2 innings pitched and he's given up 22 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 194 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the bullpen and they've struck out 315 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 3.66. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 556 base hits and 264 earned runs. They have allowed 85 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 217 batters and struck out 730. 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 3.69.
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As a team Houston is hitting .279, good for 1st in the league. The Astros hold a .477 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .347, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.6 hits per game. Carlos Correa is hitting .299 with an on-base percentage of .377. He has 76 hits this season in 254 at bats with 45 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .512 and an OPS+ of 144. Jose Altuve is hitting .325 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .397. He has totaled 88 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 271 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .524. The Astros have 692 hits, including 139 doubles and 114 home runs. Houston has walked 234 times so far this season and they have struck out 493 times as a unit. They have left 491 men on base and have a team OPS of .824. They score 5.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 391 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 31-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.56, Jesse Hahn has a 3-4 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 54 strikeouts over the 65.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 63 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.01 and they have given up 233 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 229 batters and walked 93 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.84. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 613 base knocks and 335 earned runs this season. They have given up 87 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 233 hitters and struck out 567 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 4.40.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 26th in the league. The Athletics hold a .429 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 .286 with an OBP of .356. He has 75 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 262 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .481 with an OPS+ of 127. Yonder Alonso is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .392. He has collected 59 hits in 197 at bats while driving in 37 runs. He has an OPS+ of 172 and a slugging percentage of .619. The Athletics as a unit have 573 base hits, including 135 doubles and 99 homers. Oakland has walked 225 times this year and they have struck out on 660 occasions. They have had 455 men left on base and have an OPS of .738. They have scored 4.27 runs per game and totaled 303 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Astros/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Athletics +110
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