Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Betting Matchup Report

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Sep 7, 4:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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The Oakland Athletics look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Astros arrive at O.co Coliseum on Saturday.

Brett Oberholtzer gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Astros on this day; he's 4-1 on the season. The Athletics, meanwhile, will counter with Daniel Straily, who will be looking to improve on his 8-7 mark.

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Betting Line:
The Athletics were listed as -210 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
The Athletics sit at No. 7 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Astros sit at an American League No. 15 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Oakland and its American League No. 5-rated batting order, averaging 4.5 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 14 lineup of the Astros at 3.9 runs per outing.

Defensively, Houston features the American League's No. 15-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.9 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the American League at home, scoring 4.1 runs per game.

Houston was a 7-5 loser in its last match on the road against the Athletics. They lost as +245 underdogs, while the total score of 12 made winners of OVER bettors. Houston suffered a 7-5 loss against Oakland on Friday, as Dallas Keuchel wasn't able to lead his team to victory at O.co Coliseum.

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few Astros at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Houston's last 21 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Oakland
Houston is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
Oakland is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games when playing Houston
Oakland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Oakland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
Oakland is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Houston

Next up:
Houston at Oakland, Sunday, September 8