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|Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics|
The Houston Astros and the Oakland Athletics will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at O.co Coliseum.
The Astros will trot Erik Bedard out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Bedard has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.
Bedard's opponent in this one will be Tom Milone. The Athletics lefthander has a 4.50 ERA to go along with a 2-0 record this season.Houston lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Angels on April 14. Bettors who backed the Angels at -215 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. In their last action, Oakland was a 10-1 loser at home against the Tigers. Bettors on Detroit at -132 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Current streak:
Houston has lost 2 straight games.
Oakland has lost 2 straight games.
Houston: 4-8 SU
Oakland: 9-4 SU
Houston most recently:
When playing on Monday are 1-9
Before playing Oakland are 1-8
After playing LA Angels are 3-5
After a loss are 3-7
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 8-1
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Oakland home to Houston, Tuesday, April 16