Monday's game between the Houston Astros (84-66) and Baltimore Orioles (93-56) matching up at Minute Maid Park has a projected final score of 5-4 (according to our computer prediction) in favor of the Astros, so expect a competitive matchup. The game will start at 8:10 PM ET on September 18.

The Astros will give the nod to Justin Verlander (11-8, 3.39 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 12 on the season, and the Orioles will turn to John Means (0-1, 5.40 ERA).

Astros vs. Orioles Game Info & Odds

  • When: Monday, September 18, 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. Orioles Score Prediction

Our pick for this contest is Astros 5, Orioles 4.

Total Prediction for Astros vs. Orioles

  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs

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Astros Performance Insights

  • In nine games as the favorite over the last 10 matchups, the Astros have a record of 4-5.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Houston and its opponents have failed to hit the over five times.
  • The Astros are 1-2-0 ATS over their last 10 games.
  • This season, the Astros have been favored 105 times and won 58, or 55.2%, of those games.
  • Houston has a record of 22-15, a 59.5% win rate, when favored by -185 or more by bookmakers this season.
  • The Astros have a 64.9% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Houston has scored the fifth-most runs in the majors this season with 775.
  • The Astros have a 3.96 team ERA that ranks eighth among all MLB pitching staffs.

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Astros Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 12 Athletics L 6-2 Justin Verlander vs JP Sears
September 13 Athletics W 6-2 Hunter Brown vs Paul Blackburn
September 15 @ Royals L 4-2 Cristian Javier vs Zack Greinke
September 16 @ Royals L 10-8 J.P. France vs Cole Ragans
September 17 @ Royals W 7-1 Framber Valdez vs Jordan Lyles
September 18 Orioles - Justin Verlander vs John Means
September 19 Orioles - Hunter Brown vs Kyle Gibson
September 20 Orioles - Cristian Javier vs Kyle Bradish
September 22 Royals - J.P. France vs Cole Ragans
September 23 Royals - Framber Valdez vs Jordan Lyles
September 24 Royals - Justin Verlander vs Brady Singer