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Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics

The Houston Astros and the Oakland Athletics will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

The Astros will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Cristian Javier in this game. Javier has a 6-5 record and a 3.13 ERA this season.

Meanwhile, it'll be Cole Irvin who starts for the Athletics. Left hander Irvin is 5-7 with a 3.08 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Astros as -222-moneyline favorites versus the Athletics, while the game's total opened at 7.

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 5-3 winner as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at 140 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Houston was a 5-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Athletics. They lost as -165 favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of OVER bettors.

Team record: 64-34 SU
Houston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Houston is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games

Team record: 37-63 SU
Oakland is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games

Next up:
Houston home to Seattle Thursday, July 28
Oakland at Chicago Friday, July 29