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Houston Astros Favored by -138 Against Oakland Athletics on Monday

The Oakland Athletics host Houston on Monday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 58-79 mark against the 75-62 Astros in MLB betting odds action at O.co Coliseum.

The Oakland Athletics will rely on Felix Doubront to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Mike Fiers will be his counterpart for the Houston Astros. Felix Doubront is 2-1 this season, and Mike Fiers is 7-9.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Oakland Athletics as 128 underdogs 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.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.8-3.1 win for the Astros 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

58-79 Oakland battles the Astros, currently with a 75-62 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. 24 and the Houston Astros sitting at No. 4.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Houston Astros rank No. 28 at 8.18 hits per game. That compares with the Oakland Athletics No. 10 ranking in that category.

Oakland owns the No. 15 defense, allowing 4.15 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's No. 3-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston hopes solid pitching and defense that led to their last victory - a 12-strikeout performance from D Keuchel - will prevail again after their 8-5 victory against Minnesota at Minute Maid Park.

Oakland didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-2 to Seattle on Sunday at O.co Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games
  • Houston is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Houston's last 24 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games when playing on the road against Oakland
  • Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Oakland's last 14 games
  • Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Oakland, Tuesday, September 8th