Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros MLB Betting Lines

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The Athletics will play the Astros on Thursday, July 8th, 2021 at 2:10 pm ET. Check network listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage. Our opening pitch flys at Eastern Standard, make sure you adjust for your local timezone.

Matchup Pitchers
  • Athletics - F. Montas - R
  • Astros - L. Mccullers Jr - R

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Best Money Line Bets
Underdog
Oakland Athletics
Oakland Athletics
Favorite
Houston Astros
Houston Astros
+160 Sb3gen1 -174 Sb3gen1
+157 Sb3gen2 -182 Sb3gen2
+155 Sb3gen3 -185 Sb3gen3
Here are money lines for the outright winner. Favorite Houston Astros has a minus value. Lay $174 at Sb3gen1 to win $100. Underdog Oakland Athletics has a positive value. Risk $100 at Sb3gen1 to win $160.
Best Over and Under Total Lines
OverUnder
9o -105 Sb3gen1 9u -115 Sb3gen1
9o -105 Sb3gen2 9u -115 Sb3gen2
9o -105 Sb3gen3 9u -115 Sb3gen3
The over under line estimates the combined total of each team's final score. Sb3gen1 has the best over line of 9 points laying $105 to win $100. Sb3gen1 has the best under line of 9 u -115.
Best Underdog and Favorite Run Line Bets
Underdog
Oakland Athletics
Oakland Athletics
Favorite
Houston Astros
Houston Astros
+1.5 -125 Sb3gen1 -1.5 +105 Sb3gen1
+1.5 -125 Sb3gen2 -1.5 +105 Sb3gen2
+1.5 -125 Sb3gen3 -1.5 +105 Sb3gen3
SportsBetting3.com has analyzed the latest lines. Review our "Best Run Line Bets" table above to smash the books this Thursday. Sb3gen1 has the best favorite Houston Astros run line at -1.5 points. Sb3gen1 has the best underdog Oakland Athletics run line at +1.5 points.

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MLB World Series Odds

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Oakland Athletics World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen
Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics

Cached 2021-08-02 06:09:40
Houston Astros World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen
Houston AstrosHouston Astros

Cached 2021-08-02 06:09:40

Team Standings

Season Standings
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Strk L10
Houston AstrosOakland Athletics 56 43 0.566 6.0 30-24 26-19 L1 6-4
Houston AstrosHouston Astros 59 39 0.602 2.5 32-20 27-19 W1 5-5

Oakland Athletics Batting Stats

2021 Oakland Athletics Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Elvis Andrus
SS
96 34 78 2 22 18 65 0.233
Matt Chapman
3B
96 45 74 12 43 48 122 0.220
Matt Olson
1B
94 64 97 26 65 46 63 0.288
Jed Lowrie
2B
93 42 85 11 46 34 72 0.262
Sean Murphy
C
83 31 58 12 45 24 79 0.215
Mark Canha
LF
80 57 76 11 34 43 74 0.261
Bo Bichette
SS
80 68 96 15 54 22 79 0.290
Marcus Semien
SS
80 63 96 21 54 33 85 0.293
Randal Grichuk
CF
80 35 81 14 54 12 72 0.262
Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
DH
80 65 98 27 69 51 60 0.338
Ramon Laureano
CF
78 40 73 14 37 25 84 0.242
Tony Kemp
2B
77 30 48 4 18 37 41 0.253

Houston Astros Batting Stats

2021 Houston Astros Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Myles Straw
CF
93 41 81 2 31 38 66 0.263
Yuli Gurriel
1B
91 47 104 10 59 38 40 0.313
Carlos Correa
SS
89 63 89 16 53 48 75 0.269
Kyle Tucker
LF
86 52 88 18 57 27 57 0.276
Jose Altuve
2B
85 72 96 23 59 44 61 0.277
Yordan Alvarez
DH
82 55 87 17 61 25 95 0.282
Michael Brantley
LF
76 48 101 6 35 19 35 0.330
Martin Maldonado
C
70 25 39 6 23 24 80 0.172
Alex Bregman
3B
59 37 63 7 34 29 42 0.275
Chas McCormick
RF
59 30 36 10 35 13 54 0.245
Ryne Stanek
RP
40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Robel Garcia
2B
39 7 16 1 8 7 37 0.176

Oakland Athletics Pitching Stats

2021 Oakland Athletics Pitching
Top 12 by Wins and Games Played
Player GP W L SV HLD IP K WHIP ERA
Chris Bassitt
SP
20 10 3 0 0 125.0 126 1.04 3.31
Frankie Montas
SP
20 8 8 0 0 112.0 122 1.28 4.34
Yusmeiro Petit
RP
48 7 1 2 16 50.1 25 1.05 3.04
Sean Manaea
SP
20 7 6 0 0 116.2 128 1.18 3.16
Cole Irvin
SP
19 7 8 0 0 113.0 81 1.18 3.42
James Kaprielian
SP
12 5 3 0 0 68.0 73 1.12 2.65
Lou Trivino
RP
44 3 3 16 6 47.0 42 1.15 1.91
Jake Diekman
RP
41 2 2 7 8 37.2 51 1.38 3.35
J.B. Wendelken
RP
22 2 1 0 2 20.2 20 1.55 4.35
Jesus Luzardo
SP
13 2 4 0 1 38.0 40 1.63 6.87
Sergio Romo
RP
40 1 0 0 7 35.1 38 1.08 3.82
Deolis Guerra
RP
27 1 1 0 1 35.1 32 0.91 3.31

Houston Astros Pitching Stats

2021 Houston Astros Pitching
Top 12 by Wins and Games Played
Player GP W L SV HLD IP K WHIP ERA
Zack Greinke
SP
20 9 3 0 0 120.2 89 1.12 3.58
Luis Garcia
SP
18 7 5 0 0 91.1 105 1.06 2.86
Lance McCullers Jr.
SP
16 7 2 0 0 91.2 107 1.20 3.04
Jose Urquidy
SP
14 6 3 0 0 77.1 66 0.96 3.38
Framber Valdez
SP
10 5 2 0 0 60.2 56 1.32 3.26
Ryan Pressly
RP
38 4 1 17 1 40.0 50 0.78 1.35
Bryan Abreu
SP
27 3 3 1 5 32.0 30 1.34 4.22
Brandon Bielak
RP
22 3 3 0 2 36.2 31 1.34 5.40
Cristian Javier
RP
21 3 1 1 4 74.2 93 1.06 2.89
Jake Odorizzi
SP
13 3 5 0 0 55.1 51 1.14 4.23
Brooks Raley
RP
36 2 3 2 8 30.1 40 1.35 5.93
Blake Taylor
SP
26 2 2 0 3 23.0 24 1.52 3.52

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