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Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics in MLB Betting Odds

Houston Astros

vs

Oakland Athletics
Saturday, September 06, 2014 4:05 PM ET
O.co Coliseum

The Oakland Athletics will look to improve on a 79-61 record when they take on the Houston Astros, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

Oakland hands the ball to starter Scott Kazmir in this one and he'll try to improve on his 14-7 mark on the year. Houston counters with Scott Feldman, who will try to quiet the fans and the Athletics bats at the same time.

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the Oakland Athletics in this matchup found them as -194 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Athletics to win this game 5.3-3.6. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

79-61 Oakland battles the Astros, currently with a 62-79 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Houston injuries news.

This game puts the Oakland Athletics, most recently No. 25 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Houston Astros, who rate a No. 15 in the latest survey.

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How Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup

At the plate, Oakland owns the No. 22 ranking for hits at 8.46 per game. By contrast, the Houston Astros are rated No. 27 in the same category at 8.11 per game.

Defensively, Houston features the No. 27-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.6 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 at home, scoring 4.86 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Athletics on September 5. Bettors who backed the Astros at +195 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Astros enjoyed a 4-3 victory at the expense of the Athletics on Friday, with Brett Oberholtzer throwing 6 1/3 innings of 7-hit ball at O.co Coliseum.

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends

Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games when playing Oakland
Oakland is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games
Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Oakland, Sunday, September 7th

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