Athletics vs Astros Prediction - MLB Picks 5/19/23

Houston Astros (24-19) vs Oakland Athletics (10-35)

Game Info: Friday, May 19, 2023 at 8:10 pm (Minute Maid Park)

Brandon Bielak (0-1) (3.29) vs Ken Waldichuk (1-2) (7.02)

Betting Odds: Houston Astros -250 / Oakland Athletics +190 --- Over/Under: 10 Click Here for the Latest Odds

Where to Watch: ATT Sportsnet SW Stream the MLB Game of the Day all season on ESPN+. Sign up now! Advertisement

The Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros face off on Friday in an MLB Showdown at MinuteMaid Park. 

A’s Betting Preview

The A’s sit with a 10-35 record overall and on Wednesday they couldn’t get the job done. They gave up two runs in the top of the 9th and that led to the defeat. Oakland is averaging 3.84 runs while their pitching is giving up 7.42 runs per game. The offense is ranked 27th while the pitching is ranked 30th. On the mound for the A’s will be Ken Waldichuck who sits with a 1-2 record and a ERA of 7.02. In his last start against Texas he went five innings giving up seven hits and four runs. 

Astros Betting Preview

The Astros sit with a record of 24-19 and they have won four games in a row. On Wednesday the offense scored seven runs on the way to the victory. The Astros are averaging 4.44 runs while their pitching is giving up 3.72 runs per game. The offense is ranked 15th in the league while the pitching is ranked second. On the mound for the Astros will be Brandon Bielak who sits with an 0-1 record and an ERA of 3.29 In his last start against the White Sox he went five innings giving up eight hits and one run. 

See which Cappers are CASHING IN.. Click Here to see the HOTTEST CAPPERS!!!!

A’s vs Astros Trends

Astros are 4-0 in their last 4 overall. Astros are 4-0 in their last 4 games on grass. Athletics are 4-0 in Waldichuk's last 4 starts as an underdog. Astros are 0-5 in Bielaks last 5 starts following a team loss in their previous game. Astros are 0-4 in Bielaks last 4 starts vs. American League West. Astros are 1-6 in Bielaks last 7 starts vs. a team with a losing record.

Shane’s Free Pick

The Astros are going to have little issues getting the job done in this game. Bielak is coming off a start where he gave up only one run and he’s going to lockdown the A’s offense in this game. Waldichuck gave up four runs in his last start and the Astros offense is going to have no issue getting the job done here. Back the Astros -2.5. 

Take Your Betting Game And Winning To the NEXT LEVEL Call PickDawgz at 888-419-0435 or Click Here for MORE INFORMATION

Shane’s Pick Astros -2.5

Get Premium Picks Start Winning Now »
The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

Mitch's Take...

NBA MLB Best Bets for Today Picks & Predictions Sunday 6/4/23 | 7 Picks in 5 Minutes

Credit Guaranteed Packages

Packages with Credit Guarantees automatically give you a credit if the package does not turn a profit—the sum of betting all individual picks. THESE ARE NOT PARLAYS UNLESS OTHERWISE CLEARLY STATED. If a credit guaranteed package does not profit, a credit for its full purchase price is automatically issued after picks are graded and verified.

For example, if you purchase a $39.95 package that doesn’t profit, you’ll get a $39.95 credit towards any future purchase(s) on our site. Credits are usually issued within hours of a game’s conclusion, so please allow a few hours for final verification.

To use your credits, log in to your account and add another package or pass to your cart. Credits will automatically reduce what you owe. Any remaining balance will be settled through our payment system, with any leftover credits available future purchases. Credits do not expire.