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|Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics|
Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Thursday when the Houston Astros and the Oakland Athletics meet at O.co Coliseum.
The Astros will give the ball to starter Erik Bedard in this one. Lefthander Bedard is 3-8 this season with a 4.46 ERA.
It'll be Sonny Gray toeing the rubber for the Athletics in this contest. Righthander Gray is 0-1 with a 3.00 ERA so far this season.The Astros were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Houston at +235 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. Team records:
Houston: 38-80 SU
Oakland: 67-51 SU
A few trends to consider:
Houston at LA Angels, Friday, August 16
Oakland home to Cleveland, Friday, August 16