Sunday's game at Minute Maid Park has the Houston Astros (26-19) going head to head against the Oakland Athletics (10-37) at 2:10 PM ET on May 21. Our computer prediction projects a 6-3 victory for the Astros, who are favored by our model.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Astros will send Framber Valdez (3-4) to the mound, while James Kaprielian (0-3) will take the ball for the Athletics.

Astros vs. Athletics Game Info & Odds

  • When: Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 2:10 PM ET
  • Where: Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas
  • How to Watch on TV: SportsNet SW
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Astros vs. Athletics Score Prediction

Our pick for this matchup is Astros 6, Athletics 3.

Total Prediction for Astros vs. Athletics

  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs

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Astros Performance Insights

  • In eight games as the favorite over the last 10 matchups, the Astros have a perfect record of 8-0.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Houston and its opponents are 3-7-0 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • In their last game with a spread, the Astros failed to cover.
  • The Astros have been favorites in 31 games this season and won 17 (54.8%) of those contests.
  • Houston has not entered a game this season as bigger favorites on the moneyline than the -350 odds on them winning this game.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 77.8% chance of a victory for the Astros.
  • Houston has scored the 18th-most runs in the majors this season with 199 (4.4 per game).
  • The Astros' 3.28 team ERA leads all league pitching staffs.

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Astros Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 15 Cubs W 6-4 Framber Valdez vs Jameson Taillon
May 16 Cubs W 7-3 Cristian Javier vs Justin Steele
May 17 Cubs W 7-6 J.P. France vs Drew Smyly
May 19 Athletics W 5-1 Brandon Bielak vs Ken Waldichuk
May 20 Athletics W 3-2 Hunter Brown vs JP Sears
May 21 Athletics - Framber Valdez vs James Kaprielian
May 22 @ Brewers - Cristian Javier vs Wade Miley
May 23 @ Brewers - J.P. France vs Corbin Burnes
May 24 @ Brewers - Brandon Bielak vs Adrian Houser
May 26 @ Athletics - Hunter Brown vs Kyle Muller
May 27 @ Athletics - Framber Valdez vs Drew Rucinski