Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 5-31-22

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 5/31/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 5/31/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

 

The Houston Astros will continue to take on the Oakland Athletics in the second installment of a three-game interleague series this Tuesday night at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California.  Before coming into this game, Houston concluded a set against the Seattle Mariners, picking up just the win.

 

In this series, the Astros also overpowered their host in game 1, ending the match with a four-point gap.  The team currently holds a 31-18 record this season and is ranked first in the American League West Division.

 

Leading the team is left fielder Yordan Alvarez, who posted an on-base percentage of .358 to go along with 14 home runs.  Designated hitter hammered a total of 44 hits, while right fielder Kyler Tucker drove in 29 runs and shortstop Jeremy Pena posted a batting average of .282.

 

As a team, Houston allowed 193 runs over 362 hits on a .230 team batting average, along with an OBP of .305.  Moreover, the team allowed 400 strikeouts, with a 2.86 earned run average and a WHIP of 1.12.

 

In this Tuesday’s matchup, Cristian Javier will have the start for the Astros.  Javier threw for 37.0 innings on an ERA of 2.43 that yielded a 3-2 mark.

 

  •   The Houston Astros are at 6-3 SU in nine of their previous games
  •   The total went UNDER in five of Houston’s six previous road matches
  •   The total went UNDER in five of the Astros’ five previous games

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Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Predictions 5/31/2022

 

On the side of the Oakland Athletics, the team welcomed the Astros to their home stadium last Monday after completing a set against the Texas Rangers, collecting a single win out of four. 

 

In this Monday’s series opener against Houston, the Athletics also fell on the bad end of the stick, almost blowing off their first game by a score of 5-1. Presently, Oakland holds a 20-31 record and is ranked fifth in the American League West Division.

 

Second baseman Tony Kemp took the reins for Oakland, who posted a team-high batting average of .237 and an OBP of .318. 

 

The leader in hits was third baseman Sheldon Neuse, who delivered a total of 38, while left fielder Seth Brown contributed 23 RBIs and catcher Sean Murphy wielded five homers.  Overall, Oakland garnered 173 runs over 350 hits on a batting average of .215 and a .280 OBP. 

 

Furthermore, the Athletics allowed 395 strikeouts on an ERA of 4.12 and a WHIP of 1.28.  For this upcoming event, Frankie Montas will be pitching for the team.  The right-hander threw for 57.2 innings on a 3.28 ERA and bears a 2-4 mark.

 

  •   The Oakland Athletics are at 1-4 SU in five of their previous matches.
  •   The total went OVER in 13 of Oakland’s 20 previous matches versus the Astros.
  •   The Athletics are at 3-16 in 19 of their previous home games.

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics.  The MLB pick is the Houston Astros at -240.  Houston is the better team at the plate, while Oakland is merely batting at a clip of .215 this season and has swung out just 33 home runs, compared to the Astros’ 60. 

 

Look for Houston to maintain their momentum and claim another road win.  Final Score Prediction, the Astros win by 5-2.

 

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Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 5/31/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 9:40 PM EDT

 

Location: Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California

 

Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2022

 

TV: NBCSCA

 

MLB Odds: Houston Astros -240

 

MLB Total Odds: 10

 

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