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Houston Astros Host Oakland Athletics in MLB Baseball Betting Action

Oakland Athletics

vs

Houston Astros
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:10 PM ET
Minute Maid Park

The Houston Astros get a visit from the Oakland Athletics in MLB baseball betting action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

It's a pitching duel between Dallas Keuchel for the Houston Astros (9-7 on the year) and Jason Hammel for Oakland Athletics (8-8 so far).

Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the Houston Astros in this matchup found them as 153 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Athletics to win this game 5.9-3.3. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Astros sport a record of 43-64 heading into this matchup, while the Oakland Athletics sit at 66-40 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Oakland injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 29-rated Houston Astros and the league No. 2-ranked Oakland Athletics, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Stats Matchup

The game also pits Houston Astros No. 27-rated offense, averaging 3.84 runs per game, against a Oakland Athletics defense that ranks No. 2 at 3.44 in runs allowed per game. The Houston Astros have averaged 7.99 hits per game so far, less than Oakland Athletics batters have averaged on the year (8.87 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Oakland owns the No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 3.6 runs per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 26 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 7-4 winner as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -192 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Oakland got the job done in their last match in a 7-4 victory over Houston on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park behind starter Jeff Samardzija.

Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Betting Odds Trends

Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Oakland's last 11 games
Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Oakland is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing Houston
Houston is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games
Houston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland home to Kansas City, Friday, August 1st
Houston home to Toronto, Thursday, July 31st