Friday's contest between the Houston Astros (28-21) and the Oakland Athletics (10-42) at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum has a projected final score of 8-6 based on our computer prediction, with the Astros securing the victory. Game time is at 9:40 PM on May 26.

The Astros will give the nod to Hunter Brown (4-1) against the Athletics and James Kaprielian (0-4).

Astros vs. Athletics Game Info & Odds

  • When: Friday, May 26, 2023 at 9:40 PM ET
  • Where: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California
  • How to Watch on TV: NBCS-CA
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Astros vs. Athletics Score Prediction

Our pick for this contest is Astros 8, Athletics 6.

Total Prediction for Astros vs. Athletics

  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs

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Astros Performance Insights

  • The Astros have played as the favorite in nine of their past 10 games and won eight of those contests.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Houston and its opponents have failed to hit the over six times.
  • The Astros have not covered in any of their last three games with a spread.
  • The Astros have been favorites in 34 games this season and won 19 (55.9%) of those contests.
  • Houston is 2-1 this season when entering a game favored by -275 or more on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 73.3% chance of a victory for the Astros.
  • Houston ranks 21st in the majors with 213 total runs scored this season.
  • The Astros' 3.25 team ERA ranks first across all MLB pitching staffs.

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Astros Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 20 Athletics W 3-2 Hunter Brown vs JP Sears
May 21 Athletics W 2-0 Framber Valdez vs James Kaprielian
May 22 @ Brewers W 12-2 Cristian Javier vs Corbin Burnes
May 23 @ Brewers L 6-0 J.P. France vs Colin Rea
May 24 @ Brewers L 4-0 Brandon Bielak vs Adrian Houser
May 26 @ Athletics - Hunter Brown vs James Kaprielian
May 27 @ Athletics - Framber Valdez vs Kyle Muller
May 28 @ Athletics - Cristian Javier vs Luis Medina
May 29 Twins - J.P. France vs Sonny Gray
May 30 Twins - Brandon Bielak vs Joe Ryan
May 31 Twins - Hunter Brown vs Louie Varland