Astros vs Athletics Odds, Probable Pitchers and Prop Bets for Sunday, August 18

David Hayes
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Astros vs Athletics Game Info

Houston Astros (78-46, 35-31 Away) vs. Oakland Athletics (71-52, 40-23 Home)
Date: Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019
Time: 4:07 p.m. EST
Venue: Oakland Coliseum – Oakland, CA

Astros vs Athletics Betting Info & Probable Pitchers

All betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: HOU: (-188) | OAK: (+162)
Spread: HOU: -1.5 (-124) | OAK: +1.5 (+106)
Total: 9.5 – Over: (-108) | Under: (-112)
Public (Spread) Betting Percentages: HOU: 80% | OAK: 20%
Probable Pitcher: HOU: Zack Greinke (2-0, 3.00 ERA) | OAK: Brett Anderson (10-8, 3.95 ERA)

Astros vs Athletics Betting Trends

- Houston is 10-5 straight up in its last 15 games against Oakland.
- Houston is 0-5 straight up in its last five road games.
- Oakland is 5-0 both against the spread (ATS) and straight up in its last five home games.
- Oakland is 5-1 straight up in its last six games.

Astros vs Athletics Stats

- Houston is averaging 5.49 runs per game this season (No. 5 in MLB).
- Oakland is averaging 5.07 runs per game this season (No. 11 in MLB).
- Zack Greinke is 6-2 with a 3.11 ERA in 16 career appearances (12 starts) against the Athletics.
- Brett Anderson is 1-4 with a 6.58 ERA in six career appearances (five starts) against the Astros.

Astros vs Athletics Prop Bet

All Astros-Athletics betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
- Strikeouts - Brett Anderson: Under 3.5 (-166) — While this total might seem low at first glance, Anderson has struggled to reach four or more strikeouts lately. Over his last 10 appearances, Anderson has totaled three or fewer Ks in 7 of them, averaging only 2.8 strikeouts per game over that same stretch. As for his competition, the Astros are striking out an MLB-fewest 7.12 times per game this season. Lastly, spanning all 24 of his appearances this season, Anderson has never thrown for more than five strikeouts, notching exactly five Ks in just two of those 24 opportunities.


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