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Mike Fiers Astros at Home vs Oakland Athletics in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Houston Astros host Oakland on Wednesday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 70-62 mark against the 57-75 Athletics in MLB betting odds action at Minute Maid Park.

Mike Fiers gets the call for the Houston Astros and he will try to build on a 9-6 mark. In the other dugout, Ross Detwiler brings a 1-3 ledger to the game for the Oakland Athletics as he tries to quiet the Astros bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Oakland Athletics were listed as 185 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Wednesday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.4-3.2 win for the Athletics on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Astros sport a record of 70-62 heading into this matchup, while the Oakland Athletics sit at 57-75 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Oakland injuries news.

The Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics odds would favor the Athletics if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Houston is rated No. 14 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Oakland is at No. 11.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Houston Astros No. 13-ranked scoring average of 4.56 runs per game, against a Oakland Athletics offense rated No. 27 and scoring 3.95 runs per game. The Astros have averaged 8.45 hits per game to date this season, more than the Athletics hitters have managed (8.4 per nine innings).

Oakland brings the No. 22-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Astros's No. 10-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland looks to rebound from a loss to the Astros, who beat them 3-1 on Tuesday behind a start from C McHugh at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Oakland's last 14 games
  • Oakland is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Oakland is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • Houston is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland home to Boston, Friday, September 2nd
Houston at Texas, Friday, September 2nd