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Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 07/08/2021 Game Analysis, MLB Baseball and Tips

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Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 07-08-2021 Game Analysis MLB Baseball and Tips

Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 07/08/2021 РHouston Astros will look forward to sweeping the Athletics as they enter their final game of a three-game series. The Athletics have failed to get past the Astros in their last two games as they remain at the second spot in their division. Houston has been on fire as they continue to remain at the top of the AL West Division play. This baseball betting website has predicted the Astros to continue their success against a struggling Oakland squad. The Athletics are staying ahead of the Mariners in the AL West and they look forward to rebounding.

Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 07/08/2021

When: Thursday, July 8, 12:10 PM ET
Where: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas
TV: Athletics NBCSCA
Stream: MLB.TV

Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 07/08/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Oakland Athletics +1.5 (-139) 9 o (-120) +143
Houston Astros -1.5 (+125) 9 u (-100) -155
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Oakland Athletics

Oakland Athletics dropped their second consecutive game against the Astros with a final score of 4-3. The Athletics are still four-plus games ahead of the Mariners. Frankie Montas will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Montas is holding a 7-7 record on the season with an ERA of 4.63. Oakland is now 5.5 games behind the Astros. Montas has been struggling off late after giving up three of his last starter. The 28-year-old pitcher surrendered a dozen runs in the last 16 plus frames.  

Players to watch: M. Chapman 3B (GP 85, AB 296, R 40, H 68, 2B 10, 3B 3, HR 11, RBI 42, TB 117, BB 44, SO 104, SB 1, AVG 0.23, OBP 0.326, SLG 0.395, OPS 0.721, WAR 2.3), M. Olson 1B (GP 82, AB 293, R 52, H 83, 2B 18, 3B 0, HR 20, RBI 55, TB 161, BB 40, SO 56, SB 3, AVG 0.283, OBP 0.373, SLG 0.549, OPS 0.923, WAR 2.9).

Houston Astros

Houston Astros will look forward to continuing their success after their impressive victory against Oakland. The Astros are now holding a 54-33 record on the season and have moved one step ahead of the Athletics. Lance McCullers Jr. will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a solid 6-1 record on the season with an ERA of 2.97. The Astros will enter this game riding a hot six-game winning streak. Kyle Tucker went deep from the plate in their victory last night.

Players to watch: C. Correa SS (GP 80, AB 299, R 61, H 88, 2B 20, 3B 0, HR 16, RBI 52, TB 156, BB 47, SO 61, SB 0, AVG 0.294, OBP 0.393, SLG 0.522, OPS 0.915, WAR 4.1), J. Altuve 2B (GP 73, AB 297, R 63, H 85, 2B 10, 3B 0, HR 18, RBI 49, TB 149, BB 42, SO 53, SB 4, AVG 0.286, OBP 0.372, SLG 0.502, OPS 0.873, WAR 3.3).

Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers

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Oakland Athletics

Oakland is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Athletics is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Houston.
Athletics is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Oakland is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Houston.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Oakland’s last 15 games against an opponent in the American League West Division division.

Houston Astros

Houston is 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 games against Oakland.
Houston is 12-4 SU in their last 16 games at home.
Houston is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Oakland.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Houston’s last 13 games against an opponent in the American League West Division division.

Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Betting Picks

The Athletics are still no match for a strong Houston team. Oakland will need to polish their skills to get past stronger teams. Back Houston to win and cover with the best sportsbook in their favor.

Score Prediction: Astros 6, Athletics 2.