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Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Houston Astros and the Oakland Athletics meet at O.co Coliseum.

The Astros will give the ball to starter Brad Peacock in this one. Righthander Peacock is 1-1 this season with a 4.82 ERA.

Peacock's opponent in this one will be AJ Griffin. The Athletics righthander has a 1.93 ERA to go along with a 2-0 record this season.

The Astros were a 11-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -194 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
Houston has lost 3 straight games.

Team records:
Houston: 4-9 SU
Oakland: 10-4 SU

Houston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 1-9
After playing Oakland are 2-7
After a loss are 3-7

Oakland most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 8-2
After playing Houston are 9-0
After a win are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games on the road
Houston is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Oakland's last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games at home

Next up:
Oakland home to Houston, Wednesday, April 17