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Oakland Athletics Home to the Houston Astros in MLB Betting Odds Action

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Oakland Athletics
Friday, April 18, 2014 10:05 PM ET
O.co Coliseum

The Houston Astros pay a visit to Oakland on Friday, hoping to shut down the Athletics bats in baseball betting action at O.co Coliseum.

Sonny Gray gets the call for the Oakland Athletics and he will try to build on a 2-0 mark. In the other dugout, Jarred Cosart brings a 1-1 ledger to the game for the Houston Astros as he tries to quiet the Athletics bats.

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the Oakland Athletics in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -193 at TopBet for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.1-2 result in favor of the Athletics. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oakland Athletics bring a 10-5 record to the battle against the 5-11 Astros. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Houston injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Oakland Athletics at No. 1 and the Houston Astros at No. 30 heading into this contest.

How Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Oakland Athletics and its No. 9-rated batting order, averaging 4.53 runs per nine innings, against the No. 30 lineup of the Houston Astros at 2.81 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 3.83 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 24 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston was a 5-1 loser in its last match at home against the Royals. They lost as +123 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors. Houston suffered a 5-1 loss against Kansas City on Thursday, as Scott Feldman wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Minute Maid Park.

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Angels on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Angels at -116 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Oakland lost a tight one on Wednesday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 5-4 score against Los Angeles at Angel Stadium.

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Oakland, Saturday, April 19th