Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Today's Odds
Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Match Preview
The Oakland Athletics look to make up more ground in the American League West when they host the first-place Houston Astros on Saturday afternoon for the third contest of their four-game series. Oakland won the first two contests, including a 3-2, 13-inning triumph on Friday, to climb within 7 1/2 games of the Astros.
Robbie Grossman recorded his first career walk-off hit with a two-out single in the 13th inning to help the Athletics win their third straight contest and move within one-half game of Tampa Bay for the AL's second wild card. Mark Canha launched a solo blast among his three hits and Marcus Semien also went deep for Oakland, which has recorded seven home runs over the first two games of the series. The Astros have dropped four straight after winning 12 of their previous 14 contests. Offensive stalwarts Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, Carlos Correa and George Springer were a combined 2-for-21 with seven strikeouts in Friday's setback.
The Houston Astros and the Oakland Athletics will meet on the field at Ring Central Coliseum on Saturday in a battle of division rivals.
Rogelio Armenteros will be the starting pitcher for the Astros on this day. Right hander Armenteros is 1-0 this season with a 1.93 ERA.
The Athletics will counter Armenteros with Chris Bassitt. Right hander Bassitt has a 3.56 ERA to go along with a 8-5 record this season.
In their last action, Oakland was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Astros. Bettors on Oakland at 170 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
The Astros were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at 170 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros
Pitching Matchup: Astros RH Rogelio Armenteros (1-0, 1.93 ERA) vs. Athletics RH Chris Bassitt (8-5, 3.56)
Astros RH Rogelio Armenteros (1-0, 1.93 ERA) vs. Athletics RH Chris Bassitt (8-5, 3.56) (Astros RH Rogelio Armenteros ) TV: 4:05 p.m. ET, Fox Sports 1, AT&T SportsNet-Southwest (Houston)
1-0, 1.93 ERA (Athletics RH Chris Bassitt ) Armenteros will be recalled from Triple-A Round Rock to make his second career start and fifth major-league appearance. The 25-year-old Cuban won his first career start on July 21, when he gave up one run and two hits with six strikeouts in five innings against Texas. Armenteros is 5-6 with a 5.05 ERA in 17 appearances (16 starts) for Round Rock after tossing 6 1/3 hitless innings versus Albuquerque on Sunday.
|Rogelio Armenteros (R)
Chris Bassitt (R)
|Rogelio Armenteros (R)
Chris Bassitt (R)
Houston Astros Betting Odds Trends
|Team record: 78-45 SU|
|Current Streak: lost 4 straight games.|
|Houston is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games|
|Houston is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games|
|Houston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games|
Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends
|Team record: 70-52 SU|
|Current Streak: won 3 straight games.|
|Oakland is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games|
|Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games|
|The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games|
Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Stats
|Team||record||money||vs LHP||vs RHP||Fave||Dog||O/U||Diff|
Last 5 Games
|Aug 16, 2019||OAK||2-3||L||-200||9||Justin Verlander||7||Tanner Roark||A|
|Aug 15, 2019||OAK||6-7||L||-115||10||Aaron Sanchez||5.1||Mike Fiers||A|
|Aug 14, 2019||CHW||9-13||L||-320||10.50||Wade Miley||3.1||Ross Detwiler||A|
|Aug 13, 2019||CHW||1-4||L||-380||9||Chris Devenski||2||Ivan Nova||A|
|Aug 13, 2019||CHW||6-2||W||-320||10||Zack Greinke||6||Dylan Cease||A|
|Aug 16, 2019||HOU||3-2||W||170||9||Tanner Roark||6||Justin Verlander||H|
|Aug 15, 2019||HOU||7-6||W||105||10||Mike Fiers||6||Aaron Sanchez||H|
|Aug 14, 2019||SF||9-5||W||-116||9||Homer Bailey||7||Tyler Beede||A|
|Aug 13, 2019||SF||2-3||L||-101||8||Brett Anderson||6||Madison Bumgarner||A|
|Aug 11, 2019||CHW||2-0||W||-131||9||Chris Bassitt||7||Lucas Giolito||A|
Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Betting Fantasy Props Full List
|Houston Astros||-1.5 (+105)||-143||O 10.5 (-105)|
|Oakland Athletics||+1.5 (-125)||+123||U 10.5 (-115)|
|Houston Astros||-0.5 (-110)||-155||O 5.5 (-125)|
|Oakland Athletics||+0.5 (-120)||+125||U 5.5 (-105)|