Tuesday's game between the Houston Astros (82-63) and Oakland Athletics (45-99) squaring off at Minute Maid Park has a projected final score of 5-3 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of the Astros, who is listed as the favorite by our model. The game will begin at 8:10 PM ET on September 12.

The Astros will give the nod to Justin Verlander (11-7) against the Athletics and JP Sears (4-11).

Astros vs. Athletics Game Info & Odds

  • When: Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at 8:10 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 5, Athletics 3.

Total Prediction for Astros vs. Athletics

  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs

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Astros Performance Insights

  • In seven games as the favorite over the last 10 matchups, the Astros have a record of 2-5.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Houston and its opponents are 7-2-1 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • In their last game with a spread, the Astros failed to cover.
  • The Astros have won 56, or 56%, of the 100 games they've played as favorites this season.
  • Houston has been at least -300 moneyline favorites three times this season and won each of those games.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 75% chance of a victory for the Astros.
  • Houston has scored 750 runs this season, which ranks fifth in MLB.
  • The Astros' 3.97 team ERA ranks eighth across all league pitching staffs.

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Astros Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 6 @ Rangers W 12-3 Justin Verlander vs Max Scherzer
September 8 Padres L 11-2 Hunter Brown vs Blake Snell
September 9 Padres W 7-5 Cristian Javier vs Seth Lugo
September 10 Padres W 12-2 J.P. France vs Matt Waldron
September 11 Athletics L 4-0 Framber Valdez vs Mason Miller
September 12 Athletics - Justin Verlander vs JP Sears
September 13 Athletics - Hunter Brown vs Paul Blackburn
September 15 @ Royals - Cristian Javier vs Zack Greinke
September 16 @ Royals - J.P. France vs Cole Ragans
September 17 @ Royals - Framber Valdez vs Brady Singer
September 18 Orioles - Justin Verlander vs John Means