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Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros, Prediction & Odds

Oakland Athletics (51-41) at Houston Astros (62-32) Prediction & Odds - Wednesday, July 11, 2018

MLB Baseball Prediction, Picks and Odds
MLB Predictions & Odds

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 8:10 PM ET
Oakland Athletics at Houston Astros 
Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas

The Houston Astros host the Oakland Athletics in the third contest of their four-game series at Minute Maid Park on Wednesday night. Tip off time is scheduled 8:10 PM Eastern Time. The Astros have won nine of their last ten games versus the Athletics.



Oddsmakers currently have Houston Astros as a -215 money line favorites, with the total at 8.

The Athletics have won eleven of their last fourteen games seven of their last nine on the road. Meanwhile, the Astros have won seven of their last eight games and seven of its last eight at home. The Athletics and Astros have split the first two games of their series.

Last Meeting: Houston Astros was a 6-5 winner against the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Parkon July 10, 2018.

Pitching Matchup:
Oakland Athletics RH Chris Bassitt (1-3, 3.00 ERA)

Bassitt is 1-0 with a 1.69 ERA in his two starts since his recall from Triple-A Nashville. The right-hander does not have a decision over two career appearances (one start) with a 1.64 ERA against the Astros, both in 2015. The Athletics are 4-12 in Bassitt's last 16 starts, 2-8 in his last 10 road starts.

Houston Astros RH Lance McCullers Jr. (10-3, 3.41 ERA)
McCullers is 4-0 with a 2.60 ERA over his last seven starts and is 4-1 with a 3.46 ERA over seven career starts against Oakland, including three victories this season. The Astros are 7-0 in McCullers' last 7 starts, 5-0 in his last 5 home starts.

Trends:
Oakland Athletics

Oakland is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Oakland is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
Oakland is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Oakland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Oakland is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Houston
Oakland is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Houston
Oakland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Houston
Oakland is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games when playing on the road against Houston

Houston Astros
Houston is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games
Houston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games
Houston is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Houston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Houston is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Oakland
Houston is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Oakland
Houston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Oakland
Houston is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Oakland

Weather: Game-time temperature: 88° -- Mostly Cloudy: Winds: 4-8 mph. (Houston, Texas - Minute Maid Park retractable roof)

The Athletics are just 7-19 in the last 26 meetings in Houston. Take Houston at home with right-hander Lance McCullers on the hill. The Astros are 4-0 in McCullers' last 4 starts versus the Athletics.

MLB Prediction: Houston 6, Oakland 3

Next up:
Oakland at Houston Thursday, July 12

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