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Sonny Gray, Lance McCullers Take Mound in Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Tilt

The Oakland Athletics will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Astros in Houston at Minute Maid Park on Sunday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Oakland puts its faith in starter Sonny Gray to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 8-3. Getting the ball for the Houston Astros is Lance McCullers, who owns a 2-1 record on the season with a 4.79 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Houston sat as -130 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.8-3.8 win for the Astros on Sunday. 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 bring a 27-30 record to the battle against the 25-31 Athletics. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Oakland injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Houston Astros at No. 19 and the Oakland Athletics at No. 21 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Oakland Athletics rank No. 15 at 8.61 hits per game. That compares with the Houston Astros No. 19 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Oakland owns the No. 29-rated road mark, allowing 6.19 runs per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Houston on Saturday; it was a 6-5 final at Minute Maid Park in MLB wagering action.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Milwaukee, Tuesday, June 7th
Houston at Texas, Monday, June 6th