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|Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros|
If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday when the Oakland Athletics and the Houston Astros meet at Minute Maid Park.
The Athletics will give the ball to starter Brett Anderson in this one. Lefthander Anderson is 0-1 this season with a 2.57 ERA.
The Astros will counter Anderson with Lucas Harrell. Righthander Harrell has a 1.50 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.In their last action, Oakland was a 6-3 winner on the road against the Astros. Bettors on Oakland at -133 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Current streak:
Oakland has won 4 straight games.
Houston has lost 4 straight games.
Oakland: 4-2 SU
Houston: 1-4 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 6-4
After playing Houston are 7-0
After a win are 8-2
Houston most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Seattle are 6-3
After playing Oakland are 2-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Oakland at LA Angels, Tuesday, April 9
Houston at Seattle, Monday, April 8