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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 Wednesday when they battle at O.co Coliseum.
The Astros will trot Bud Norris out to the mound in this one. Righthander Norris has a 2-1 record and a 1.96 ERA this season.
It'll be Bartolo Colon toeing the rubber for the Athletics in this contest. Righthander Colon is 1-0 with a 4.15 ERA so far this season.Last time out for Houston, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -235 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Houston has lost 4 straight games.
Oakland has won 2 straight games.
Houston: 4-10 SU
Oakland: 11-4 SU
Houston most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing Houston are 10-0
After a win are 9-1
A few trends to consider:
Houston home to Cleveland, Friday, April 19
Oakland at Tampa Bay, Friday, April 19