Hunter Brown will take the mound for the Houston Astros (28-21) on Friday, May 26 versus the Oakland Athletics (10-42), who will answer with James Kaprielian. The first pitch will be thrown at 9:40 PM ET at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

The Astros have been listed as -275 moneyline favorites in this matchup with the Athletics (+220). Houston is favored on the run line (-2.5). The total is 8.5 runs for this contest.

Astros vs. Athletics Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Friday, May 26, 2023
  • Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • Location: Oakland, California
  • Venue: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
  • Probable Pitchers: Brown - HOU (4-1, 3.37 ERA) vs Kaprielian - OAK (0-4, 8.68 ERA)

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Astros vs. Athletics Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

See the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup on individual sportsbooks.

Astros Moneyline Athletics Moneyline Run Line Total
DraftKings -265 +225 Astros (-1.5) 8.5 Bet on this game with DraftKings!
BetMGM -275 +220 Astros (-2.5) 8.5 Bet on this game with BetMGM!
PointsBet -278 +220 Astros (-1.5) 8.5 Bet on this game with PointsBet!
Tipico -260 +220 Astros (-1.5) - Bet on this game with Tipico!

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Astros vs. Athletics Betting Trends and Insights

  • This season, the Astros have won 19 out of the 34 games, or 55.9%, in which they've been favored.
  • The Astros have a record of 2-1 when they have played as moneyline favorites with odds of -275 or shorter (66.7% winning percentage).
  • The oddsmakers' moneyline implies a 73.3% chance of a victory for Houston.
  • The Astros were the moneyline favorite for nine of their last 10 games, and finished 8-1 in those matchups.
  • Over its last 10 matchups (all 10 of them had set totals), Houston and its opponents combined to go over the run total four times.
  • The Athletics have been underdogs in 50 games this season and have come away with the win 10 times (20%) in those contests.
  • The Athletics have yet to win this season when listed as an underdog of +220 or worse on the moneyline this season.
  • In 10 games as underdogs over the last 10 matchups, the Athletics have a record of 1-9.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Oakland and its opponents are 2-8-0 in the last 10 games with a total.

Astros vs. Athletics Player Props

Hits O/U Total Bases O/U HR O/U RBI O/U
Mauricio Dubon 0.5 (-227) 1.5 (+145) 0.5 (+850) 0.5 (+240)
José Abreu 0.5 (-227) 1.5 (+135) 0.5 (+625) 0.5 (+170)
Kyle Tucker 0.5 (-238) 1.5 (+115) 0.5 (+425) 0.5 (+160)
Yordan Alvarez 0.5 (-238) 1.5 (+105) 0.5 (+270) 0.5 (+130)
Jose Altuve 0.5 (-208) 1.5 (+135) 0.5 (+575) 0.5 (+220)

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Astros Futures Odds

Odds MLB Rank AL West Rank
Win World Series +700 4th 1st
Win AL West -144 - 1st

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