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|Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros|
Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Saturday when the Oakland Athletics and the Houston Astros meet at Minute Maid Park.
The Athletics will give the ball to starter Bartolo Colon in this one. Righthander Colon is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.
The Astros will counter Colon with Bud Norris. Righthander Norris has a 3.17 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.In their last action, Oakland was an 8-3 winner on the road against the Astros. Bettors on Oakland at -135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Current streak:
Oakland has won 3 straight games.
Houston has lost 3 straight games.
Oakland: 3-2 SU
Houston: 1-3 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 6-1
After playing Houston are 6-0
After a win are 8-2
Houston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Oakland are 1-6
After playing Oakland are 2-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Houston home to Oakland, Sunday, April 7