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Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 10/08/2020 Tips, Baseball Betting and Game Analysis
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Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 10/08/2020 – The Dodgers Stadium will continue to play host as Oakland Athletic continue to take on Houston Astros in the fourth game of their division series. Oakland dropped their first two games against Houston, but they did well to rebound last night. The Athletics played well against the Chicago White Sox in the Wild Card round to get to the division series. As for Houston, defeating the Minnesota Twins looked way too easy in the Wild Card round. The Athletics are still on the brink of elimination and they must win this game to get to next. MLB Playoffs have always been interesting and this is all set to be an entertaining game.
Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 10/08/2020
Oakland Athletics are experiencing a little struggle in their postseason despite clinching their division title. They had to play three games against the Chicago White Sox to make it past the Wild Card round. Last night, Oakland went deep from the plate and smashed nine runs to victory. A three-run home came-off the plate from Chad Pinder while Mark Canha, Tommy La Stella and Marcus Semien contributed as well. The Athletics are yet to announce their starting pitcher for their game against Houston.
Players to watch: M. Semien SS (GP 5 AB 19 R 3 H 7 2B 1 3B 0 HR 1 RBI 2 TB 11 BB 2 SO 1 SB 0 AVG 0.368 OBP 0.429 SLG 0.579 OPS 1.008 WAR 0), T. La Stella 2B * (GP 5 AB 19 R 3 H 4 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 0 TB 4 BB 1 SO 3 SB 0 AVG 0.211 OBP 0.25 SLG 0.211 OPS 0.461 WAR 0).
Houston Astros was unable to get past Oakland to clinch the division title, but they seem to be doing well when required. The Astros defeated Oakland in the opening game with a 10-5 final score. In their second outing, Houston scored five and restricted the Athletics to just two. Last night, Oakland was restricted to seven runs. A solo shot came off the plate from Jose Altuve while Aledmys Diaz smashed a two-run homer in a losing effort. The Astros are yet to announce their starting pitcher in this game.
Players to watch: G. Springer CF (GP 4 AB 18 R 4 H 7 2B 1 3B 0 HR 2 RBI 5 TB 14 BB 0 SO 3 SB 0 AVG 0.389 OBP 0.389 SLG 0.778 OPS 1.167 WAR 0), K. Tucker RF (GP 4 AB 17 R 2 H 6 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 2 TB 6 BB 0 SO 1 SB 0 AVG 0.353 OBP 0.353 SLG 0.353 OPS 0.706 WAR 0).
Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Houston’s last 18 games.
Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
The mlb betting sites are slanting back to Houston to win this game for good and progress to the next round. The Astros have some key players that have helped them in difficult positions. Back the Astros to win this game.
Score Prediction: Houston Astros 5, Oakland Athletics 2.