Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Recap - Astros Over Athletics 7-3
Oakland dropped a 7-3 decision at Minute Maid Park on Monday as Houston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Brett Oberholtzer.
The Astros were a +170 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.
Brett Oberholtzer earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Chris Carter in the win.
Oakland got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Jesse Chavez in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 3 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Josh Donaldson had 2 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.