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

Houston Astros


Oakland Athletics
Sunday, April 20, 2014 4:05 PM ET
O.co Coliseum

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Oakland and the Houston on Sunday, with the host Athletics trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Jesse Chavez will take the mound for the Oakland Athletics, and he'll carry a 0-0 record into the contest. Brad Peacock gets the ball for the Houston Astros; he's 0-1 so far this season.

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Oakland Athletics as -205 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.7-1.8 win for the Athletics on Sunday. 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

Oakland (12-5) will face the 5-13 Astros in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Houston injuries news.

The Oakland Athletics sit at No. 1 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Houston Astros sit at No. 30 on the same chart.

How Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup

At the plate, Oakland owns the No. 8 ranking for hits at 8.94 per game. By contrast, the Houston Astros are rated No. 30 in the same category at 6.33 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the No. 19-rated road mark, allowing 4.75 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Astros were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -210 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Houston suffered a 4-3 loss against Oakland on Saturday, as Brett Oberholtzer wasn't able to lead his team to victory at O.co Coliseum.

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Seattle, Monday, April 21st
Oakland home to Texas, Monday, April 21st