1978 Houston Astros

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74-88 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1978 Houston Astros

What was the record of the 1978 Houston Astros?

The Houston Astros finished the regular season with a 74-88 record. They went 50-31 at home and 24-57 on the road.

What division did the 1978 Houston Astros play in?

The 1978 Houston Astros played in the West Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1978 Houston Astros?

During the regular season, the 1978 Houston Astros went 38-52 against their NL West opponents.

What was the 1978 Houston Astros record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Atlanta Braves 10-8 55.6% +28
San Diego Padres 8-10 44.4% -4
Cincinnati Reds 7-11 38.9% -2
Los Angeles Dodgers 7-11 38.9% -19
San Francisco Giants 6-12 33.3% -22

What was the 1978 Houston Astros record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1978 Houston Astros had their best month in August, when they went 14-14 and had a 50% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 11-18 and had a 37.9% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 10-12 45.5% -15
May 10-13 43.5% -2
June 13-14 48.1% +3
July 15-17 46.9% -24
August 14-14 50% +11
September 11-18 37.9% -5
October 1-0 100% +3

Did the 1978 Houston Astros make the Postseason?

No, the Astros didn't make the Postseason in 1978.

What was the run differential for the 1978 Houston Astros?

The Houston Astros finished the regular season with a run differential of -29. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Astros could have been expected to have about 77.5 wins, or a 78-84 record in the regular season.

How did the 1978 Houston Astros perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1978 Houston Astros went 27-33.

How did the 1978 Houston Astros perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1978 Houston Astros went 8-7 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978 Houston Astros?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978 Houston Astros was a 8 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978 Houston Astros?

The longest losing streak that the Houston Astros had during the 1978 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1978 Houston Astros Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Thu, Apr 6, 1978 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 9 - 11
Fri, Apr 7, 1978 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 4 - 5
Sat, Apr 8, 1978 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 2
Sun, Apr 9, 1978 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 9
Mon, Apr 10, 1978 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 5
Tue, Apr 11, 1978 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 1 - 0
Wed, Apr 12, 1978 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 11 - 10
Fri, Apr 14, 1978 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 4 - 8
Sat, Apr 15, 1978 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 6 - 1
Sun, Apr 16, 1978 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 4 - 3 (13)
Tue, Apr 18, 1978 @ San Diego Padres Win 5 - 1
Wed, Apr 19, 1978 @ San Diego Padres Win 2 - 1
Thu, Apr 20, 1978 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 1 - 5
Fri, Apr 21, 1978 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 8 - 6
Sat, Apr 22, 1978 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 1 - 5
Sun, Apr 23, 1978 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 7
Mon, Apr 24, 1978 vs San Diego Padres Win 4 - 3 (10)
Tue, Apr 25, 1978 vs San Diego Padres Win 4 - 3
Wed, Apr 26, 1978 vs San Diego Padres Loss 1 - 2
Fri, Apr 28, 1978 vs Montreal Expos Loss 3 - 6
Sat, Apr 29, 1978 vs Montreal Expos Win 3 - 1
Sun, Apr 30, 1978 vs Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 2
Wed, May 3, 1978 @ Montreal Expos Loss 3 - 10
Fri, May 5, 1978 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 5
Sat, May 6, 1978 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 2 (10)
Tue, May 9, 1978 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 1
Wed, May 10, 1978 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 3
Fri, May 12, 1978 @ New York Mets Win 5 - 4 (14)
Sat, May 13, 1978 @ New York Mets Win 7 - 4
Mon, May 15, 1978 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 0
Tue, May 16, 1978 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 6 - 1
Wed, May 17, 1978 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 2 - 1
Thu, May 18, 1978 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 5 - 8
Fri, May 19, 1978 vs Atlanta Braves Win 6 - 0
Sat, May 20, 1978 vs Atlanta Braves Win 13 - 0
Sun, May 21, 1978 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 4 - 6
Tue, May 23, 1978 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 3
Wed, May 24, 1978 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 0 - 2
Thu, May 25, 1978 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 9
Fri, May 26, 1978 vs New York Mets Win 5 - 4
Sat, May 27, 1978 vs New York Mets Loss 7 - 9
Sun, May 28, 1978 vs New York Mets Loss 1 - 4
Mon, May 29, 1978 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 8
Tue, May 30, 1978 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 0 - 1
Wed, May 31, 1978 vs San Francisco Giants Win 1 - 0
Fri, Jun 2, 1978 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 2 - 1
Sat, Jun 3, 1978 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 5 - 2
Sat, Jun 3, 1978 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 2
Sun, Jun 4, 1978 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 4
Mon, Jun 5, 1978 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 1 - 2
Tue, Jun 6, 1978 @ Chicago Cubs Loss 4 - 9
Fri, Jun 9, 1978 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 11 - 7
Sat, Jun 10, 1978 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 12 - 5
Sun, Jun 11, 1978 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 3 - 5
Mon, Jun 12, 1978 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 6 - 5
Tue, Jun 13, 1978 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 2 - 1
Wed, Jun 14, 1978 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 4 - 6
Fri, Jun 16, 1978 vs Chicago Cubs Loss 6 - 7 (13)
Sat, Jun 17, 1978 vs Chicago Cubs Win 5 - 4
Sun, Jun 18, 1978 vs Chicago Cubs Win 3 - 1
Tue, Jun 20, 1978 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 3
Wed, Jun 21, 1978 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 4 - 5 (11)
Thu, Jun 22, 1978 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 4 - 3
Fri, Jun 23, 1978 @ San Diego Padres Loss 0 - 3
Sat, Jun 24, 1978 @ San Diego Padres Loss 5 - 6 (10)
Sun, Jun 25, 1978 @ San Diego Padres Loss 1 - 6
Sun, Jun 25, 1978 @ San Diego Padres Loss 4 - 7
Mon, Jun 26, 1978 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 4
Tue, Jun 27, 1978 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 7 - 4
Wed, Jun 28, 1978 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 3 - 0
Thu, Jun 29, 1978 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 0
Fri, Jun 30, 1978 vs San Diego Padres Loss 2 - 5
Sat, Jul 1, 1978 vs San Diego Padres Win 9 - 2
Sat, Jul 1, 1978 vs San Diego Padres Loss 3 - 9
Sun, Jul 2, 1978 vs San Diego Padres Loss 2 - 6
Mon, Jul 3, 1978 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 7 - 8 (11)
Tue, Jul 4, 1978 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 3 - 1
Wed, Jul 5, 1978 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 2
Fri, Jul 7, 1978 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 4 - 7
Sat, Jul 8, 1978 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 1 - 7
Sat, Jul 8, 1978 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 5 - 7
Sun, Jul 9, 1978 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 1
Thu, Jul 13, 1978 @ Montreal Expos Loss 0 - 6
Fri, Jul 14, 1978 @ Montreal Expos Win 4 - 3 (13)
Fri, Jul 14, 1978 @ Montreal Expos Win 5 - 4 (10)
Sat, Jul 15, 1978 @ Montreal Expos Loss 0 - 8
Sun, Jul 16, 1978 @ Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 6
Mon, Jul 17, 1978 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 2 - 1 (11)
Tue, Jul 18, 1978 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 9 - 1
Wed, Jul 19, 1978 @ New York Mets Win 8 - 3
Wed, Jul 19, 1978 @ New York Mets Loss 1 - 2
Thu, Jul 20, 1978 @ New York Mets Loss 4 - 7
Thu, Jul 20, 1978 @ New York Mets Loss 4 - 5 (11)
Fri, Jul 21, 1978 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 6
Fri, Jul 21, 1978 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 8
Sat, Jul 22, 1978 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 3 (10)
Sun, Jul 23, 1978 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 13
Mon, Jul 24, 1978 vs Montreal Expos Win 6 - 5
Tue, Jul 25, 1978 vs Montreal Expos Win 3 - 2 (13)
Wed, Jul 26, 1978 vs Montreal Expos Win 5 - 0
Thu, Jul 27, 1978 vs New York Mets Win 8 - 3
Fri, Jul 28, 1978 vs New York Mets Win 4 - 3 (10)
Sun, Jul 30, 1978 vs New York Mets Win 4 - 3
Mon, Jul 31, 1978 vs San Francisco Giants Win 4 - 1
Tue, Aug 1, 1978 vs San Francisco Giants Win 4 - 2
Wed, Aug 2, 1978 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 4
Fri, Aug 4, 1978 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 7
Sat, Aug 5, 1978 @ Atlanta Braves Win 5 - 3
Sat, Aug 5, 1978 @ Atlanta Braves Win 7 - 0
Sun, Aug 6, 1978 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Aug 8, 1978 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 3
Wed, Aug 9, 1978 @ San Francisco Giants Win 6 - 5
Fri, Aug 11, 1978 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 0 - 1
Sat, Aug 12, 1978 vs Atlanta Braves Win 5 - 2
Sun, Aug 13, 1978 vs Atlanta Braves Win 3 - 0
Mon, Aug 14, 1978 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 6 - 0
Tue, Aug 15, 1978 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 5 - 11
Wed, Aug 16, 1978 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 2
Thu, Aug 17, 1978 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 5
Thu, Aug 17, 1978 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 3
Fri, Aug 18, 1978 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 6