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Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 10/07/2020 Picks, MLB Predictions and Previews
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Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 10/07/2020 – Oakland Athletics will enter the third game of their Division series against Houston Astros from the Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles, California. The Athletics are currently on the brink of elimination after losing both their games against Houston Astros. As for the Astros, they seem halfway through with their successful effort in the division series. Oakland topped the AL West division and clinched the Wild Card round with ease. However, this series against Houston is more important to get to the next round. Baseball betting has been up with all the required information of this game as the Astros look forward to continuing their success.
Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 10/07/2020
Oakland Athletics lost their opening game to Houston Astros with a 10-5 final score. Last night, the team struggled as they scored just two and gave up five. Starting pitcher Sean Manaea suffered the loss when they gave up four runs in a span of four-plus innings. Khris Davis managed to go two for three with a solo homer from the plate. Oakland is currently in a critical stage and they have no choice but to win this game against the Astros. Taking the mound in this game will be Jesus Luzardo with a 3-1 record in the regular season. Luzardo held an ERA of 4.12.
Players to watch: M. Semien SS (GP 4 AB 16 R 3 H 5 2B 1 3B 0 HR 1 RBI 2 TB 9 BB 1 SO 1 SB 0 AVG 0.313 OBP 0.353 SLG 0.563 OPS 0.915 WAR 0), R. Laureano CF (GP 4 AB 15 R 1 H 2 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 1 TB 2 BB 0 SO 5 SB 0 AVG 0.133 OBP 0.133 SLG 0.133 OPS 0.267 WAR 0).
Houston Astros were powerful in their last two games as they took out the Athletics with ease. Houston is almost through as they need to win one of their remaining three games against Oakland. From the pitching end, Framber Valdez did well in seven innings after giving up just two runs. From the plate, George Springer went two for four with three RBIs and two home runs. Houston will turn in Jose Urquidy as their starter in this game. Urquidy is holding a 1-1 record on the season with an ERA of 2.73. Houston will do their best to knock out the Athletics in this game.
Players to watch: G. Springer CF (GP 3 AB 14 R 2 H 5 2B 1 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 2 TB 6 BB 0 SO 2 SB 0 AVG 0.357 OBP 0.357 SLG 0.429 OPS 0.786 WAR 0), K. Tucker LF (GP 3 AB 13 R 2 H 5 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 2 TB 5 BB 0 SO 1 SB 0 AVG 0.385 OBP 0.385 SLG 0.385 OPS 0.769 WAR 0).
Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
Oakland is 10-5 SU in their last 15 games against Houston.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Houston’s last 17 games.
Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
Oakland will not decline after their great effort all through this season. The Athletics will bounce back and ensure that they have a game four against Houston. The MLB Playoffs are all set for Oakland to win.
Score Prediction: Oakland Athletics 5, Houston Astros 4.