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The Houston Astros will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Oakland Athletics pay a visit to Minute Maid Park.

The match puts starter Sonny Gray for the Oakland Athletics on the hill facing Scott Kazmir for the Houston Astros. Gray brings a 13-7 mark to the game, while Kazmir is 7-10 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -137 for the Houston Astros in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 7.5 at 5Dimes.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.9-4 win for 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

77-71 Houston battles the Athletics, currently with a 64-84 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Oakland injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 19-ranked Houston Astros and the No. 24-rated Oakland Athletics in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Houston owns the No. 29 ranking for hits at 8.2 per game. By contrast, the Oakland Athletics are rated No. 9 in the same category at 8.74 per game.

Defensively, Oakland features the No. 25-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.71 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 at home, scoring 4.42 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics grabbed a win last time out, defeating M Fiers and the Astros 4-3 on Friday at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of Oakland's last 25 games
  • Oakland is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games on the road
  • Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Houston
  • Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Houston is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Houston, Sunday, September 20th

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