Houston Astros vs. Baltimore Orioles – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Houston Astros (99-51) visit the Baltimore Orioles (77-71) to kick off a four-game series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, with first pitch at 7:05 PM ET on Thursday. The Astros are coming off a series victory over the Rays, and the Orioles a series loss to the Tigers.

The Astros are the road favorite (-193) versus the Orioles (+164). The Astros will give the ball to Justin Verlander (17-3) against the Orioles and Kyle Bradish (3-7). The matchup has an over/under set at 7 total runs.

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Astros vs. Orioles Last 10 Games Betting Performance


  • Houston was the moneyline favorite in eight of its last 10 games, and finished 7-1 in those matchups.
  • In their last 10 outings, the Astros and their opponents combined to hit the over three times (all 10 of the games had set totals).
  • Houston has gone 8-2-0 against the spread over its past 10 games.

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  • In three games over the last 10 matchups when set as the underdog by sportsbooks, Baltimore has a record of 1-2.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Orioles and their opponents have failed to hit the over five times.
  • Baltimore is 3-7-0 ATS over its last 10 games.

Astros vs. Orioles Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Justin Verlander

  • When Verlander starts, the Astros have gone 16-9-0 against the spread.
  • The Astros are 18-5 in Verlander’s 23 starts this season with Houston as the moneyline favorite.
  • Verlander’s team has a 19-6 record in his starts this season.
  • Verlander has had 25 starts with a set total this season, and the teams combined hit the over in five of those matchups.

Projected starter: Kyle Bradish

  • Bradish and his team have a record of 14-6-0 against the spread when he starts.
  • When he is the starting pitcher, Baltimore has a record of 10-7 this season when they are the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Bradish’s team is 12-8 when he starts this season.
  • In games Bradish has started this season, the teams are 11-7-2 at hitting the over.

Astros Batting Leaders

  • Yordan Alvarez paces the Astros with 37 home runs while racking up a team-best batting average of .302.
  • Among all batters in baseball, Alvarez’s home run total ranks third and his RBI tally ranks 11th.
  • Alex Bregman has 38 doubles, 21 home runs and 82 walks while hitting .267.
  • Bregman ranks 49th in home runs and 19th in RBI among hitters in MLB.
  • Kyle Tucker has accumulated a team-high 102 runs batted in.
  • Tucker has hit safely in five games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .263 with a double, two home runs, a walk and five RBI.
  • Jose Altuve is hitting .293 with 33 doubles, 25 home runs and 61 walks.
  • Altuve heads into this matchup on a four-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .471 with a home run, two walks and an RBI.

Orioles Batting Leaders

  • Anthony Santander leads Baltimore in home runs this season with 27 while driving in 79 runs.
  • Among all hitters in the big leagues, Santander is 25th in home runs and 33rd in RBI.
  • Cedric Mullins is batting .260 to lead Baltimore, while adding 14 homers and 55 runs batted in this season.
  • Mullins is 111th overall in homers and 108th in RBI this year.
  • Ryan Mountcastle leads Baltimore in RBI with 80 while batting .243 with 22 home runs.
  • Austin Hays is batting .249 with an OBP of .308 and a slugging percentage of .410 this season.
  • Hays brings a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .231 with five walks.

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