Houston
Astros
Stadium Minute Maid Park
0-0 Overall | AL WEST 1st
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
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Schedule
Regular season
Tue  7/21
@
Rangers
POSTPONED
Wed  7/22
@
Rangers
POSTPONED
Thu  7/23
@
Rangers
POSTPONED
Fri  7/24
vs
Indians
POSTPONED
Sat  7/25
vs
Indians
POSTPONED
Sun  7/26
vs
Indians
POSTPONED
Mon  7/27
vs
Athletics
POSTPONED
Tue  7/28
vs
Athletics
POSTPONED
Wed  7/29
vs
Athletics
POSTPONED
Fri  7/31
@
Twins
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

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SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 8/1, 11.1% (#3). If futures lines were not heavily juiced, the Astros would be a good betting value. Their 9.7% chance to win the World Series (based on simulations) is #3 in the league. In simulations, they win the AL 22.2% of the time and are not a good value at 7/2, 22.2%. The Astros are averaging 97.7 wins per sim which makes them a solid bet to win over 94.5 games. At -1400 the Astros are not a good value to make the playoffs with a 84.3% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 2/5, 71.4%. They win the division in 67% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #2 in the AL.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

They were expected to win 64% of their games last season so their 107-55 met expectations. Against the money line they lost -246 units. They were not good against the spread going 89-73 (-226 loss). More of their games came in under (86) than went over (73). They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Los Angeles Angels. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Since last season their average run differential is +1.55 which ranks #1 in the AL, which is the same as how they rank in win percentage. They are the #2 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #1 ranked team among home teams.

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Alex Bregman who is projected to be the #2 third baseman. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
66 Abreu, Bryan RP6-120404/22/19971No College
27 Altuve, Jose 2B5-616405/06/19909No College
44 Alvarez, Yordan DH6-524206/27/19971No College
61 Armenteros, Rogelio RP6-122906/30/19941No College
--- Bailey, Brandon RP5-1017510/19/19940No College
29 Biagini, Joe RP6-523505/29/19904No College
71 Bielak, Brandon RP6-121004/02/19960Notre Dame
23 Brantley, Michael LF6-221005/15/198711No College
2 Bregman, Alex 3B6-019203/30/19944LSU
--- Conine, Brett SP6-321010/16/19960No College
1 Correa, Carlos SS6-421809/22/19945No College
76 Dawson, Ronnie LF6-222505/19/19950Ohio State
86 De Goti, Alex SS5-1016508/19/19940No College
47 Devenski, Chris RP6-320911/13/19904No College
16 Diaz, Aledmys 1B6-119508/01/19904No College
--- Dubin, Shawn SP6-016009/06/19950No College
77 Ferguson, Drew CF5-1118408/03/19920No College
--- Garcia, Luis RP6-118512/13/19960No College
13 Garneau, Dustin C6-220508/13/19875No College
72 Garza, Ralph RP6-219504/06/19940Oklahoma
21 Greinke, Zack SP6-220010/21/198316No College
10 Gurriel, Yuli 1B6-020206/09/19844No College
39 James, Josh RP6-322203/08/19932No College
73 Javier, Cristian RP6-117003/26/19970No College
79 Jones, Taylor 1B6-722512/06/19930No College
15 Maldonado, Martin C6-023008/16/19869No College
9 Mayfield, Jack SS5-1119909/30/19901Oklahoma
80 McCormick, Chas CF6-019004/19/19950No College
43 McCullers, Lance SP6-120310/02/19934No College
--- Meyers, Jake LF6-020006/18/19960Nebraska
54 Osuna, Roberto RP6-223002/07/19955No College
--- Papierski, Michael C6-422502/26/19960LSU
91 Paredes, Enoli RP5-1116509/28/19950No College
41 Peacock, Brad SP6-120802/02/19888No College
52 Perez, Cionel RP5-1117004/21/19962No College
55 Pressly, Ryan RP6-221012/15/19887No College
51 Pruitt, Austin RP5-1018008/31/19893Houston
22 Reddick, Josh RF6-219502/19/198711No College
82 Ritchie, Jamie C6-220504/09/19930No College
92 Rodriguez, Nivaldo RP6-117004/16/19970No College
78 Scrubb, Andre RP6-426501/13/19950No College
--- Shaver, Colton 1B6-121009/18/19950BYU
38 Smith, Joe RP6-220503/22/198413No College
67 Sneed, Cy RP6-421510/01/19921No College
4 Springer, George CF6-322109/19/19896Connecticut
26 Straw, Myles SS5-1017910/17/19942No College
11 Stubbs, Garrett C5-1016705/26/19931USC
87 Tanielu, Nick 3B5-1121809/04/19920Washington State
62 Taylor, Blake RP6-322008/17/19950No College
31 Toro-Hernandez, Abraham 3B6-119012/20/19961No College
--- Torres, Jojanse RP6-217508/04/19950No College
30 Tucker, Kyle LF6-419401/17/19972No College
65 Urquidy, Jose SP6-021305/01/19951No College
59 Valdez, Framber RP5-1122211/19/19932No College
35 Verlander, Justin SP6-522502/20/198315No College
68 Whitley, Forrest SP6-719509/15/19970No College