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

Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum hosts an MLB battle between the Oakland Athletics and the visiting Houston Astros on Saturday.

Oakland hands the ball to starter Daniel Mengden in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-1 mark on the year. Houston counters with Brad Peacock, who will try to quiet the fans and the Athletics bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Oakland Athletics as 152 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.8-2.9 win for the Astros on Saturday. 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 (60-80) will face the 86-54 Astros in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Houston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 19-ranked Oakland Athletics and the No. 10-rated Houston Astros in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Houston Astros rank No. 1 at 9.88 hits per game. That compares with the Oakland Athletics No. 28 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Houston features the No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.56 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 at home, scoring 5.03 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston suffered a 9-8 loss against Oakland on Friday, as C McHugh wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Houston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Oakland is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Oakland is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games
  • Oakland is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Oakland, Sunday, September 10th