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Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 08/09/2020 MLB Results, Odds and Baseball Picks

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Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 08-09-2020 MLB Results Odds and Baseball Picks

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 08/09/2020 – Oakland Athletics are on fire this season as they progressed to an impressive 11-4 record in the AL West division. The mlb betting sites have heavily favored the Athletics in the past and they continue to do so as they enter their final game against the Houston Astros. Oakland is sitting at the top spot of their division and they are five games ahead of the Astros. Houston, on the other hand, declined drastically to 6-8 on the season after consecutive defeats against opponents. The Astros will try to bounce back here, but the Athletics are not going to make it easy.

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 08/09/2020

When: Sunday, August 9, 4:10 PM ET
Where: Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California
TV: NBCSCA
Stream: SofaScore

Houston Astros

Houston Astros are riding a four-game losing streak and they are two games below the .500 mark. The Astros are now just one game behind the Texas Rangers and things are not going good since the Rangers are progressing. Houston lost both their opening games against the Athletics as they scored a total of just three runs. Last night, the Astros were restricted to just one run while they surrendered three to the Athletics. Carlos Correa is the leading batsman for the Astros with a batting clip of .375. Houston will turn in Cristian Javier as their starting pitcher in this game. Javier is holding a 1-0 record on the season with an ERA of 1.42.

Players to watch: J. Altuve 2B (GP14, AB62, R11, H11, 2B2, 3B0, HR3, RBI7, TB22, BB6, SO14, SB2, AVG0.177, OBP0.261, SLG0.355, OPS0.616, WAR0), A. Bregman 3B (GP14, AB61, R7, H14, 2B5, 3B0, HR3, RBI11, TB28, BB6, SO11, SB0, AVG0.23, OBP0.309, SLG0.459, OPS0.768, WAR0).

Oakland Athletics

Oakland Athletics are riding an incredible seven-game winning streak and they are not ready to lose any time soon. The Athletics are one of the best-balanced teams with their offensive and defensive units. Oakland swept the Rangers in their last series and they are all set to repeat the same against Houston. Last night, Oakland and Houston played the longest game on the season by far (13 innings). Marcus Seaman smashed a single in the bottom of the 13th. The Athletics will turn in Jesus Luzardo on the mound as their starter. The southpaw is holding a 0-0 record on the season with an ERA of 2.31.

Players to watch: M. Semien SS (GP15, AB67, R9, H14, 2B1, 3B1, HR1, RBI4, TB20, BB2, SO22, SB1, AVG0.209, OBP0.232, SLG0.299, OPS0.53, WAR0), M. Chapman 3B (GP15, AB61, R8, H14, 2B2, 3B1, HR3, RBI6, TB27, BB4, SO21, SB0, AVG0.23, OBP0.277, SLG0.443, OPS0.72, WAR0).

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Betting Numbers

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Houston Astros

Houston is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Houston is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against Oakland.
Houston is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Houston is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Oakland.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston’s last 8 games played on a Sunday.

Oakland Athletics

The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Oakland’s last 20 games.
Oakland is 8-0 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland’s last 5 games against Houston.
Oakland is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Oakland is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Houston.

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Betting Picks

The baseball odds have turned away from Houston in the past and they are clearly intact for Oakland to win this game. Back to Athletics to continue their winning streak and cover the spread.

Score Prediction: Oakland Athletics 6, Houston Astros 4.