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|Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros|
The Oakland Athletics and the Houston Astros will meet on the field at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday in a battle of division rivals.
The Athletics will trot Jarrod Parker out to the mound in this one. Righthander Parker has a 6-6 record and a 3.95 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Astros will be Jarred Cosart. The righthander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.Last time out for Oakland, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -165 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Oakland has won 2 straight games.
Houston has lost 6 straight games.
Oakland: 58-41 SU
Houston: 33-65 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 8-2
After playing Houston are 9-1
After a win are 6-4
Houston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 1-9
After playing Oakland are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8
A few trends to consider:
Houston home to Oakland, Wednesday, July 24