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Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at O.co Coliseum on Monday as the host Oakland Athletics battle the Houston Astros in baseball betting odds action.

Jharel Cotton gets the call for the Oakland Athletics and he will try to build on a 1-0 mark. In the other dugout, Brad Peacock brings a 0-0 ledger to the game for the Houston Astros as he tries to quiet the Athletics bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Oakland Athletics in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -109 at BetOnline for Monday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8.5 at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.5-2.8 win for the Athletics on Monday. 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

Oakland (66-83) will face the 78-71 Astros in this tilt. 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. 13 and the Houston Astros sitting at No. 18.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Oakland Athletics No. 26-rated offense, averaging 4.13 runs per game, against a Houston Astros defense that ranks No. 9 at 4.26 in runs allowed per game. The Oakland Athletics have averaged 8.46 hits per game so far, more than Houston Astros batters have averaged on the year (8.4 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Oakland has the No. 23-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Astros own the No. 9 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Astros endured a 7-3 loss at the hands of the Mariners on Sunday, with D Fister throwing 3.2 innings of 8-hit ball at Safeco Field.

Oakland rolled to a 5-2 win against Texas on Sunday, as R Detwiler and the Athletics' bats led the team to victory at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Houston is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Oakland
  • Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
  • Oakland is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games
  • Oakland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Oakland, Tuesday, September 20th