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Oakland Athletics Houston Astros Game Ends in 8-0 Astros Victory - Recap

Lance McCullers Jr. led Houston to a shutout performance against Oakland 8-0 on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.

Houston was favored by -290 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Houston got 6 innings from Lance McCullers Jr., who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 5. Lance McCullers Jr. earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from Kyle Tucker in the win.

Oakland got a 1.2-inning outing from Domingo Tapia in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Vimael Machin had 1 hits in the loss for the Athletics.

Houston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-5 advantage in hits.