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Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 10/06/2020 Game Analysis, Spread and Previews
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Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 10/06/2020 – Houston Astros and Oakland Athletics will enter their second game of a five-game series for the American League Division round at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. Houston completed their regular season by securing the second spot behind Oakland in the AL West. The Astros made it past Minnesota Twins in the Wild Card round. As for Oakland, they completed their regular season by clinching the AL West. Oakland defeated Chicago White Sox in their Wild Card round and they are looking forward to bouncing back in this game. The sports betting sites are up with its picks and predictions of this entertaining game.
Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 10/06/2020
Houston Astros seem to be making the best of their opportunity as they remain keen on defeating Oakland Athletics. Last night, Houston went deep from the plate and smashed 10 runs to victory. From the pitching end, they restricted the Athletics to just five. Houston had 16 hits in total while Carlos Correa smashed a two-run homer in the fourth and a solo shot in the seventh. Houston is working well as a whole team together and they are not going to make this easy for Oakland. Framber Valdez will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Valdez held a 5-3 record with an ERA of 3.57 in his regular season.
Players to watch: G. Springer CF (GP 2 AB 9 R 1 H 1 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 1 TB 1 BB 0 SO 1 SB 0 AVG 0.111 OBP 0.111 SLG 0.111 OPS 0.222 WAR 0), Y. Gurriel 1B (GP 2 AB 8 R 1 H 1 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 0 TB 1 BB 0 SO 1 SB 0 AVG 0.125 OBP 0.125 SLG 0.125 OPS 0.25 WAR 0).
Oakland Athletics squandered their lead against Houston last night after a few mistakes on the field. The Athletics were unable to score more than five ever since Houston took control from the plate and the mound. Oakland will need to do their best to get past Houston in this game. Khris Davis, Matt Olson and Sean Murphy contributed from the plate in a losing effort for the Athletics. The Athletics are turning towards Sean Manaea as their starting pitcher in this game. The southpaw held a 4-3 record in the regular season with an ERA of 4.50. Oakland will need to win three games to defeat the Astros and move onto the next round.
Players to watch: M. Semien SS (GP 3 AB 12 R 2 H 3 2B 1 3B 0 HR 1 RBI 2 TB 7 BB 1 SO 1 SB 0 AVG 0.25 OBP 0.308 SLG 0.583 OPS 0.891 WAR 0), R. Laureano CF (GP 3 AB 11 R 1 H 2 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 1 TB 2 BB 0 SO 4 SB 0 AVG 0.182 OBP 0.182 SLG 0.182 OPS 0.364 WAR 0).
Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Houston’s last 16 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland’s last 6 games.
Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Betting Picks
The Athletics will bounce back with Manaea as their starting pitcher in this game. The Athletics did well to get past most of their opponents in their regular season and they will not give up at the final stage. The sports gambling sites have the odds against Houston in this game.
Score Prediction: Oakland Athletics 4, Houston Astros 3.