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Houston Astros visit Oakland Athletics in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Houston Astros will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Athletics in Oakland at O.co Coliseum on Sunday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

The Oakland Athletics will rely on Chris Bassitt to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Mike Fiers will be his counterpart for the Houston Astros. Chris Bassitt is 1-4 this season, and Mike Fiers is 5-9.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Oakland Athletics as 108 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Astros to win this game 4.1-3. 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

50-62 Oakland battles the Astros, currently with a 61-51 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Houston injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Oakland Athletics rated this week at No. 22 and the Houston Astros sitting at No. 4.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Oakland Athletics No. 17-ranked scoring average of 4.09 runs per game, against a Houston Astros offense rated No. 6 and scoring 4.42 runs per game. The Athletics have averaged 8.54 hits per game to date this season, more than the Astros hitters have managed (8.15 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 4.05 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 2-1 to Oakland on Saturday at O.co Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
  • Houston is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oakland's last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Oakland's last 11 games at home
  • Oakland is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Houston
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at San Francisco, Tuesday, August 11th
Oakland at Toronto, Tuesday, August 11th