Houston Astros VS Oakland Athletics

MLB Baseball 09:10 PM EST

Saturday

08/28/2020

ATSW / NBCA

Spread: Oakland Athletics -130

Over/Under: 9

Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 8/28/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 8/28/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 8/28/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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Two top teams from the AL West division Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros are all set to clash in an opening game of a three-game series from Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Oakland will enter this game as they remain at the top spot in the AL West with a 22-10 record on the season. Oakland is the second team on the season to win the most number of games and they are way ahead of the Astros with a five game lead. Oakland has been promising right from the start and they look forward to continuing their success.

The Athletics defeated the Rangers in their last three-game series with a 2-1 record. The Athletics have smashed a total of 45 home runs this season and they are holding a batting clip of .226 with 231 overall hits. Oakland has been strong with their offensive unit as they smashed 156 runs in total. The Athletics are all set to turn in Frankie Montas as their starting pitcher in this game. Montas is holding a 2-2 record on the season with an ERA of 5.22.

Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Predictions 8/28/2020

Houston Astros lost all three games against the San Diego Padres, but they bounced back against the Los Angeles Angels in their last three games with a clean sweep. The Astros are riding a three-game winning streak after their success in their last game with a final score of 6-3. Houston is ahead of Seattle Mariners in the third spot with a four game lead. The Astros are somewhere in the middle in a safe zone at present. However, they are still far away from the Athletics.

As a whole team, Houston contributed 258 hits. When it comes to home runs, the Astros have fewer than the Athletics with 35. The Astros have a batting clip of .244 and they have scored 166 runs in total. The Astros will turn in Lance McCullers Jr. as their starting pitcher in this game. McCullers is holding a 2-2 record on the season with an ERA of 5.47. Houston has not experienced the best out of McCullers this season as he gave up 29 hits and 12 walks in a span of 31 plus innings.

Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros. The MLB pick for this match is Oakland Athletics -130. Both teams have established a strong offensive unit, but their starting pitchers are the ones that determine the game. The Athletics will stop at nothing with their goal fixed on clinching the division title this season. Back Oakland to win this game and cover the spread. Final Score Prediction, Oakland Athletics win 7-5.

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MLB Starting Time: 9:10 PM EST

Location: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas.

Date: August 28, 2020

TV: ATSW / NBCA.

MLB Odds: Oakland Athletics -130.

Total Odds: 9

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