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Oakland Athletics at Houston Astros 9/12/23 - MLB Betting Picks and Odds

Posted on 12 September 2023 by Cameron Ross

Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros

MLB: 8:10 PM

Sep. 12, 2023

TV: n/a
Latest Odds : HOU -310 ; O/U 9

The Oakland Athletics continue a road trip Tuesday night with game two of three in Houston against the Houston Astros. Oakland remains the worst team in baseball 55 games under .500 after losing three of the last five including two in a row after a 5 run loss to the Texas Rangers. The Oakland offense has been atrocious all season as the Athletics carry .225 batting average to go along with 527 runs on 1059 hits in 143 games played. Brent Rooker has been the only real pop for Oakland this season leading the team with 23 home runs and 57 RBIs. Esteury Ruiz has been the most consistent bat leading the team with a .251 batting average.

JP Sears will take the mound Tuesday night for Oakland making his 29th start of the year. Through 28 games Sears has given up 79 runs on 144 hits and 151.2 innings resulting in a 4-11 record overall to go along with a 4.51 ERA. On the road Sears has been bad as well giving up 39 runs and 81.2 innings of work across 15 outings. Last game out Sears had one of his best performances of the season giving up just one run on four hits across 5 innings resulting in a win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

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The Houston Astros stay at home Tuesday night 20 games above .500 winners of four of their last five following a 10 run victory against the San Diego Padres. Kyle Tucker has been the offensive leader for using this season leading the team with a .290 batting average to go along with a team high 26 home runs and 103 RBIs. As a team the Astros have hit 198 total home runs to post a .437 team slugging percentage.

JP France got the win for Houston in their last game after giving up just one run on four hits across 6 innings of work. Offensively Houston exploded with eleven hits in 35 bats including four with runners in scoring position to score twelve runs in the game. Jose Altuve led the way for the Houston offense with one hit in four at bats to drive in three runs, while Kyle Tucker compiled two hits to drive in two runs in the game. Yordan Alvarez chipped in two hits in three at bats to drive in one run, while three other Astros drove in one run each.

Recent Betting Trends:

* The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games.

* Oakland are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.

* Oakland are 1-10 SU in their last 11 games against Houston.

* The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 6 games.

* Houston are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.

Free Betting Pick: Houston Astros -1.5

The Houston Astros are in a great spot coming into Tuesday. The Astros are fighting for the #1 spot in the AL West and get to host the worst team in the league. Look for the Astros to dominate this game start to finish as they edge closer to the post season. Take Houston to roll to the easy win and cover Tuesday night. Final Score Prediction, Houston Astros win and cover 10-1.

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