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Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics

The Houston Astros and the Oakland Athletics will meet on the field at Dodger Stadium on Monday in a battle of division rivals.

The Astros will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Lance McCullers Jr. in this game. McCullers Jr. has a 3-3 record and a 3.93 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Athletics will be Chris Bassitt. The right hander has a 2.19 ERA to go along with a 6-2 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Athletics as -110-moneyline favorites versus the Astros, while the game's total opened at 8.

The Athletics were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at 105 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.

Houston won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Twins on September 30. Bettors who backed the Astros at 140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Team record: 31-31 SU
Houston is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Houston's last 15 games
Houston is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games on the road

Team record: 38-25 SU
Oakland is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games at home
Oakland is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston

Next up:
Houston at Oakland Tuesday, October 6