Oakland Athletics VS Houston Astros

MLB Baseball 09:10 PM ET

Tuesday

09/09/2020

NBCSCA, ATTH

Spread: Houston Astros +140

Over/Under: 9.5

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 9/9/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 9/9/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 9/9/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Houston Astros will be digging out bases against the Oakland Athletics at the RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland on Wednesday, September 09, 2020, at 9:10 PM ET. Houston comes into this match-up after splitting Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Athletics. Oakland will try to get back after losing game 2 of the doubleheader versus Houston. The Astros are in 7th place in the American League with a 22-21 standing and a .512 team percentage and are in 2nd place in the AL West Division. The Athletics are in 1st place in the AL West Division with a 25-15 standing and a .625 team percentage and are in 2nd place in the American League.

Houston lost 7 of their last 10 contests but won the last outing against Oakland, 5-4. Shortstop Carlos Correa recorded a team-high 43 hits and a .367 on-base percentage, with a .301 BA in leading the Astros. Right Fielder Kyle Tucker contributed 37 RBIs with 8 home runs in the winning effort. Luis Garcia (0-0, 2.08 ERA, 2 Ks, 3 BBs) will start for the Astros.

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics Predictions 9/9/2020

Oakland split their last 10 assignments and lost the last game (4-5) versus Houston. In leading the Athletics, Left Fielder Robbie Grossman has a .265 BA and a team-high .400 on-base percentage. First Baseman Matt Olson contributed 10 home runs, Right Fielder Stephen Piscotty added 28 RBIs, and Third Baseman Matt Chapman chipped in 33 hits in leading Oakland. Left-handed Jesus Luzardo (2-2, 4.23 ERA, 38 Ks, 13 BBs) will start for the Athletics.

The Astros have Pitchers J. Verlander (forearm), L. McCullers Jr. (neck), J. James (hip), R. Armenteros (elbow), Relief Pitchers C. Devenski (elbow), J. Biagini (shoulder), R. Osuna (arm), J. Smith (undisclosed status), A. Pruitt (elbow) with Second Baseman J. Altuve (knee), and Left Fielder Y. Alvarez (knee) out of this contest. The Athletics posted 5 key players on their injured list. Starting Pitcher D. Mengden (COVID 19 infected), Relief Pitchers B. Smith (forearm), A. Puk (shoulder), with Third Baseman M. Chapman (hip), and Right Fielder S. Piscotty (wrist) will be staying in the dugout for Oakland.

Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics. The MLB Pick for this game is Houston +140. The Astros are 1-6 SU in their last 7 outings, and 1-4 SU in their last 5 contests when playing on the road against Oakland. The totals went OVER in 6 of Houston’s last 8 match-ups against an opponent in the American League. The Athletics are 12-4 SU in their last 16 outings at home, and 4-1 SU in their last 5 contests when playing at home against the Astros. The totals went UNDER in 4 of Oakland’s last 6 assignments against an opponent in the American League. The prediction, pick the Astros +140 to a score of 6-5.

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Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 9/9/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 9:10 PM ET

Location: RingCentral Coliseum IN Oakland, CA

Date: Wednesday, September 09, 2020

TV: NBCSCA, ATTH

MLB Odds: Houston Astros +140

MLB Totals: 9.5

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