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Houston Downed 3-1 By Oakland - Framber Valdez Takes Loss

Oakland got a 3-1 victory over Houston on Saturday, with Frankie Montas earning the victory and helping Athletics moneyline bettors cash out.

Oakland was favored by -165 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Frankie Montas earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 0, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Matt Chapman in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Framber Valdez worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 1 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Yuli Gurriel in a losing cause.

Oakland outhit their counterparts 9-5 in the game.

Liam Hendriks pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.