Houston Oakland Game Ends in 5-0 Athletics Victory - Recap
Houston was unable to break through against the Oakland pitching staff, losing 5-0 on Thursday at O.co Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Athletics were rewarded as -245 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Oakland got 8 innings from Sonny Gray, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 4 RBIs from Nate Freiman in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Erik Bedard worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Robbie Grossman in a losing cause.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 9-5 in the game.
Oakland heads into a battle against Cleveland. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.