The Duel

Athletics vs Astros Betting Lines, Spread, Odds and Prop Bets

By Dan O'Shea
Houston Astros  v Oakland Athletics
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Athletics vs Astros Game Info

Oakland Athletics (6-4, 0-0 Away) vs. Houston Astros (2-5, 0-0 Home)

Date: Friday, April 5, 2019

Time: 8:10 p.m. EST

Location: Minute Maid Park – Houston, TX

Athletics vs Astros Betting Info & Starting Pitchers

All betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel ​S​portsbook.

Moneyline: OAK: (+136) | HOU: (-156)

Spread: OAK: +1.5 (-140) | HOU: -1.5 (+118)

Total: 8.5 – Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

Public (Spread) Betting Percentages: OAK: 34% | HOU: 66%

Starting Pitcher: OAK: Frankie Montas (1-0, 1.50 ERA) | HOU: Collin McHugh (0-1, 3.60 ERA)

Athletics vs Astros Betting Trends & Stats

- In the Astros' first seven games, the over has only hit in one contest.

- In Oakland's first 10 games, the over has hit three times.

- Houston is 1-6 against the run line, second worst in the MLB this season.

Athletics vs Astros Prop Bet

All Athletics-Astros betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

- Pitcher Strikeouts Over/Under: Frankie Montas Over 3.5 (+105) – Montas averaged just under 3.5 strikeouts per game last season at 3.3 Ks per game in 2018. But he started off strong this season with six Ks through 6 innings in his first start of 2019 and has 105 strikeouts in 118 career innings.

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