Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Minute Maid Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jesse Hahn vs. David Paulino
The Oakland Athletics head to Minute Maid Park on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 to take on the Houston Astros. The expected starting pitchers are Jesse Hahn for the Athletics and David Paulino for the Astros.
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The odds for this matchup have Oakland at +162 and Houston at -172. The Athletics have a 42-32-2 over/under mark and a 39-37-0 run line record. The Astros are 46-31-0 against the run line and have a 37-34-6 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 42-32-2 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 39-37-0 against the run line
Important Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 37-34-6 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 46-31-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
06/25/17 2B Jed Lowrie Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Houston Astros
06/25/17 2B Chad Pinder Hamstring 10-day DL (06/24)
06/23/17 P Matt Chapman Knee 10-day DL (06/19)
06/23/17 P Jharel Cotton Thumb left last game, "?" for next scheduled start
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)
Key Houston Astros Injuries
06/25/17 SS Marwin Gonzalez Oblique "?" Tuesday vs. Oakland Athletics
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 34-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jesse Hahn has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 4.66 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 54 strikeouts over his 67.2 innings pitched and he's given up 69 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.81 and they have given up 249 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 247 hitters and walked 93 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 654 base hits and 353 earned runs. They have allowed 93 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 241 batters and struck out 608. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.37.
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As a team Oakland is hitting .243, good for 25th in the league. The Athletics hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Jed Lowrie is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 76 hits this season in 269 at bats with 26 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .476 and an OPS+ of 126. Yonder Alonso is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .386. He has totaled 63 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 216 at bats. His OPS+ is 162 while his slugging percentage is at .588. The Athletics have 621 hits, including 145 doubles and 107 home runs. Oakland has walked 248 times so far this season and they have struck out 709 times as a unit. They have left 498 men on base and have a team OPS of .744. They score 4.36 runs per contest and have scored a total of 331 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Houston has a 52-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.04, David Paulino has a 2-0 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 26 strikeouts over the 25 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 29 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 210 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .211 against the Astros bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 337 batters and walked 93 opposing hitters. As a team, Houston allows 7.8 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 3.77. The Astros pitchers as a team have surrendered 600 base knocks and 291 earned runs this season. They have given up 88 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Houston as a staff has walked 236 hitters and struck out 778 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.69.
As a team, they are batting .279, good for 1st in the league. The Astros hold a .481 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.6 hits per contest. Carlos Correa comes into this matchup batting .303 with an OBP of .380. He has 83 hits this year along with 48 RBI in 274 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .518 with an OPS+ of 146. Jose Altuve is hitting .319 this season and he has an OBP of .393. He has collected 92 hits in 288 at bats while driving in 36 runs. He has an OPS+ of 150 and a slugging percentage of .521. The Astros as a unit have 742 base hits, including 151 doubles and 124 homers. Houston has walked 251 times this year and they have struck out on 526 occasions. They have had 525 men left on base and have an OPS of .827. They have scored 5.51 runs per game and totaled 424 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Astros MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Astros -172
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