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Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros Wrap - Houston Wins 5-0

Oakland couldn't get its offense rolling against Justin Verlander in a 5-0 loss to Houston in baseball action on Saturday.

Houston won as a -370 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Justin Verlander earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 10, walking 0, and allowing 6 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Martin Maldonado in the win.

Oakland got a 1-inning outing from Kirby Snead in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 0 walks and 0 hits in his time on the mound, while Sean Murphy had 2 hits in the loss for the Athletics.

Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-6 advantage in hits.