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Oakland Athletics at Houston Astros 4/8/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Odds & Info

Game Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics
Date & Time Thursday April 8, 2021, 8:10 PM (EDT)
Location
Minute Maid Park Minute Maid Park, Houston, USA
Latest odds
HOU -158 ; O/U 9.5
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The Athletics are still trying to find their first win on the season. The Athletics in the last game dropped the game to the Dodgers by a score of 5-0. The loss pushed the highly touted Oakland Athletics to an 0-6 record on the year so far.

The hitting for Oakland is coming in at only .169 on the year with a total of 32 hits. Oakland has only scored 13 runs and cranked out 2 balls. The Athletics have a horrible 8.00 ERA a a team with 27 walks and 44 strikeouts, but the opponent are hitting at a clip of .321. 

Houston has been impressive on the season so far with a good 5-1 record. The last game on the field for the Astros was another win on the year and came over the Angels. With the win the final score ended up sitting at 4-2 and showed that Houston can win the low scoring games as well.

With the hitting the Astros have ended up hitting at a clip of .295 with a total of 65 hits on the year. The run production for Houston is sitting at 45 runs on a total of 12 homers this year. The pitching for the Astros comes in with a 2.72 ERA o the year and has walked only 19 batters with 46 strikeouts, but the opponents are hitting only at a clip of .201.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Athletics are 4-1 in their last 5 games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
  • Athletics are 4-1 in their last 5 road games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
  • Astros are 41-10 in their last 51 games following an off day.
  • Astros are 12-3 in their last 15 games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.

Free MLB Pick:

Houston Astros -158

Oakland has struggled on the year overall and the pitching has been the downfall for the Athletics which is putting more pressure on the offense. The offense is under so much pressure that it has collapsed. Look for it to continue to collapse in this game as the Athletics are unable to stop the Astros hitting. Final Score Prediction, Houston Astros win 7-3.

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