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MLB Odds Betting - Oakland Athletics Underdogs vs Astros at Houston

The Houston Astros look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Oakland Athletics arrive at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday.

Sean Manaea gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday; he's 6-4 on the season. The Houston Astros, meanwhile, will counter with Mike Fiers, who will be looking to improve on his 5-2 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Houston Astros were listed as -162 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9 earlier at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5-4.8 win for the Astros. 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 52-25 heading into this matchup, while the Oakland Athletics sit at 34-42 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Oakland injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 7 (Houston Astros) and the No. 18 (Oakland Athletics) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Houston Astros No. 3-ranked scoring average of 5.51 runs per game, against a Oakland Athletics offense rated No. 24 and scoring 4.36 runs per game. The Astros have averaged 9.65 hits per game to date this season, more than the Athletics hitters have managed (8.17 per nine innings).

Defensively, Oakland features the No. 23-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.24 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 at home, scoring 4.44 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the White Sox, a 5-3 final on Sunday in support of S Gray at New Comiskey Park.

Houston got the job done in their last match in a 8-2 victory over Seattle on Sunday at Safeco Field behind starter Francis Martes.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 9 games
  • Oakland is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Oakland is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 9 games on the road
  • Houston is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Houston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Houston is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Houston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Houston, Wednesday, June 28th