Astros vs Orioles MLB Preview (6/21/24): Lineups, Odds, Stats, & Injuries

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Astros vs Orioles MLB Preview (6/21/24): Lineups, Odds, Stats, & Injuries

The Baltimore Orioles are set to face the Houston Astros on June 21, at 6:10 p.m. ET at Minute Maid Park in Houston, TX. The game is scheduled to be played under scattered clouds with a high of 91 degrees. MLB betting odds favor the Orioles in what is expected to be a fairly even contest. This MLB showdown between the Astros and Orioles will not be broadcasted on MASN.

Astros vs Orioles Pregame Odds June 21

The Baltimore Orioles enter tonight’s game as slight favorites over the Houston Astros with a -155 price on their moneyline. Massachusetts sportsbooks have the over/under for the game set at 8.5 and the run line at 1.5. These MLB betting odds imply a final score of 5-4 resulting in an Orioles victory.

  • DraftKings: Orioles -155, over/under 8.5
  • FanDuel: Orioles -164, over/under 8.5
  • Caesars: Orioles -160, over/under 8.5
  • BetMGM: Orioles -155, over/under 8.5

Odds are subject to change for Astros vs. Orioles

Astros vs Orioles Starting Lineups

Astros Starting Lineup

  1. Jose Altuve (R) 2B
  2. Alex Bregman (R) 3B
  3. Yordan Alvarez (L) DH
  4. Yainer Diaz (R) C
  5. Jon Singleton (L) 1B
  6. Jake Meyers (R) CF
  7. Jeremy Peña (R) SS
  8. Mauricio Dubón (R) LF
  9. Chas McCormick (R) RF

Orioles Starting Lineup

  1. Gunnar Henderson (L) SS
  2. Adley Rutschman (S) C
  3. Ryan Mountcastle (R) 1B
  4. Ryan O’Hearn (L) DH
  5. Anthony Santander (S) RF
  6. Jordan Westburg (R) 2B
  7. Cedric Mullins (L) CF
  8. Austin Hays (R) LF
  9. Ramón Urías (R) 3B

Baltimore Orioles Team Stats

The Baltimore Orioles are positioned second in the AL East, boasting a 49-25 record through 74 games. Their recent games show a commendable batting average of .252 and an impressive pitching ERA of 3.13, placing them among the top contenders in the MLB. The Orioles have hit 119 home runs and stolen 56 bases this year, highlighting their offensive and defensive balance. Their last two games against the Yankees ended in victories, having scored 17 runs in the latest game.

  • Runs per game: 5.3
  • Team average: .252
  • Team home runs: 119
  • Team Stolen bases: 56
  • Team ERA: 3.13
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 636

Houston Astros Team Stats

The Houston Astros, currently standing second in the AL West, have a record of 35-40. Despite recent struggles, they’ve maintained a batting average of .259 and an ERA of 4.12. The Astros have demonstrated resilience with 89 home runs and 50 stolen bases this season. They are 5-5 in their last 10 games.

  • Runs per game: 4.4
  • Team average: .259
  • Team home runs: 89
  • Team Stolen bases: 50
  • Team ERA: 4.12
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 638

Orioles and Astros Match Player Stats

Key players for Orioles vs Astros include Ryan Mountcastle and Gunnar Henderson, both of whom have shown impressive performances for the Baltimore Orioles. Mountcastle went 3-for-6 with four RBIs against the Yankees, while Henderson boasts a .279 average with 22 homers on the season. On the Astros’ side, Yordan Alvarez and Alex Bregman are key players, with Alvarez hitting two singles in his last game and Bregman contributing three singles. Injuries, such as Victor Caratini’s leg issue, could impact the Astros’ lineup.

Baltimore Orioles Stat Leaders

Orioles’ key players include Adley Rutschman and Gunnar Henderson, with Rutschman leading in batting average and Henderson in home runs and runs. Recent news highlights Jordan Westburg’s return, adding depth with his .277 average and 11 home runs.

  • AVG Leader: Adley Rutschman .293
  • HR Leader: Gunnar Henderson 22
  • RBI Leader: Adley Rutschman 53
  • Runs Leader: Gunnar Henderson 62
  • SB Leader: Cedric Mullins 15

Houston Astros Stat Leaders

The Houston Astros showcase Jose Altuve and Kyle Tucker as their standout players. Altuve leads in batting average and stolen bases, while Tucker is the leader in home runs and RBIs, crucial for MLB betting odds considerations.

  • AVG Leader: Jose Altuve .296
  • HR Leader: Kyle Tucker 19
  • RBI Leader: Kyle Tucker 40
  • Runs Leader: Jose Altuve 43
  • SB Leader: Jose Altuve 10
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