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    Oddsmakers don’t expect the Baltimore Orioles (79-71), at +165 on the moneyline, to prolong their three-game winning streak when they face the Houston Astros (99-53), at -195, on Saturday at 7:05 PM ET. Houston’s Framber Valdez and Baltimore’s Mike Baumann will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Astros vs. Orioles

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 24, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
    • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
    • Stadium: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
    Astros vs Orioles Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Astros -195 7.5

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros average 1.3 home runs per game to rank fifth in baseball with 201 total home runs.
    • The Astros’ .245 batting average ranks 13th in the majors.
    • The Astros rank seventh in baseball with a .318 on-base percentage.
    • Astros batters strike out 7.3 times per game, the second-lowest average in the league.
    • The Astros average 1.2 home runs per road game this season (97 total on the road).
    • The Astros are averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game while slugging .400 away from home.
    • Away from home this season the club averages 8.2 hits per game and is batting .238.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Yordan Alvarez leads Houston in OBP (.405) and total hits (132) this season.
    • Alvarez is 10th in batting average, third in on-base percentage, and second in slugging among qualifying hitters in MLB.
    • Alex Bregman has 38 doubles, 21 home runs and 82 walks while hitting .263.
    • Bregman’s batting average ranks 57th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 16th, and his slugging percentage 37th.
    • Kyle Tucker has 133 hits this season and has a slash line of .260/.332/.487.
    • Jose Altuve leads Houston in slugging percentage (.513) thanks to 59 extra-base hits.
    • Altuve heads into this matchup on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .588 with a double, a home run, two walks and an RBI.

    Orioles Stats & Trends

    Orioles Batting

    • The Orioles’ 155 home runs rank 15th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Orioles have a team batting average of .235 this season, which ranks 21st among MLB teams.
    • The Orioles have the 24th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.304).
    • The Orioles rank 16th with an average of 8.5 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 74 homers, an average of 1 per game, in 76 home contests this season.
    • They are slugging .383 in 76 home games this season.
    • They are averaging 7.8 base hits per game and batting .238 as a team at home this season.

    Orioles Key Batters

    • Cedric Mullins has racked up a team-best OBP (.323) and slugging percentage (.402).
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the majors, Mullins’ batting average places him 60th, his on-base percentage is 75th, and he is 91st in slugging.
    • Mullins brings a three-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .222 with a double and two RBI.
    • Anthony Santander’s 130 hits lead his team.
    • Including all qualified players, Santander ranks 90th in batting average, 76th in on-base percentage and 56th in slugging percentage.
    • Ryan Mountcastle is batting .246 with 26 doubles, 22 home runs and 38 walks.
    • Adley Rutschman is hitting .258 with 32 doubles, a triple, 12 home runs and 58 walks.

    Astros vs. Orioles Probable Pitchers

    Valdez Baumann
    28 GS 1
    16-5 W-L 1-3
    2.52 ERA 4.29
    185.2 IP 21.0
    62 BB 6
    176 SO 15
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