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Oakland Athletics at Houston Astros Betting Odds and Pick

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Minute Maid Park on Thursday as the host Houston Astros battle the Oakland Athletics in baseball betting odds action.

Rich Hill, with a record of 8-3 on the season, gets the ball for the Oakland Athletics, while the Houston Astros trot Doug Fister to the mound in this one. He is 8-5 so far in 2016.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Houston was a -128 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.5-3.0 result in favor of the Astros. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Houston (46-39) will face the 36-49 Athletics in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Oakland injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Houston Astros rated this week at No. 3 and the Oakland Athletics sitting at No. 15.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Oakland Athletics rank No. 17 at 8.56 hits per game. That compares with the Houston Astros No. 22 ranking in that category.

Houston owns the No. 7 defense, allowing 4.54 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Oakland's No. 24-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Minnesota staff and losing 4-0 to the Twins on Wednesday at Target Field.

The Astros grabbed a win last time out, defeating W LeBlanc and the Mariners 9-8 on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Oakland is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Oakland's last 14 games
  • Oakland is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Houston's last 25 games
  • Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Houston, Friday, July 8th

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