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MLB BASEBALL

Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics

The Houston Astros and the Oakland Athletics will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at O.co Coliseum.

The Astros will give the ball to starter Dallas Keuchel in this one. Lefthander Keuchel is 5-6 this season with a 4.39 ERA.

Meanwhile, it'll be AJ Griffin who starts for the Athletics. Righthander Griffin is 12-9 with a 3.84 ERA so far this season.

Houston was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Athletics. They won as +248 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Houston has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Houston: 47-93 SU
Oakland: 80-60 SU

Houston most recently:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

Oakland most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games on the road
Houston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Houston
Oakland is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games when playing Houston

Next up:
Oakland home to Houston, Saturday, September 7