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MLB Odds Betting - Oakland Athletics Underdogs vs Astros at Oakland

The visiting Houston Astros hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to pick up a win at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum against the Oakland Athletics.

The Oakland Athletics will turn to Kendall Graveman and his 2-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Houston Astros send Dallas Keuchel (1-0) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Houston Astros listed as favorites of -130 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.4-4.0 win for the Astros. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oakland Athletics sport a record of 5-5 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 6-4 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Houston injuries news.

This game puts the Oakland Athletics, most recently No. 21 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Houston Astros, who rate a No. 26 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Oakland Athletics and its No. 23-rated batting order, averaging 3.8 runs per nine innings, against the No. 22 line up of the Houston Astros at 3.8 runs per outing.

Houston brings the No. 12-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Athletics's No. 10-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
  • Houston is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Houston is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games when playing Oakland
  • Oakland is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Oakland is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
  • Oakland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Oakland, Saturday, April 15th