June 13, 2018 3:05 AM CDT

Houston Astros vs Oakland Athletics 6/13/2018

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The Oakland Athletics are 18-16 at home this season and the Houston Astros are 23-11 on the road this season. This is a close match-up with both teams having a 45 to 55 percent chance of winning based on 10,000 game simulations generated one play at a time by the AccuScore Simulation Supercomputer. Both starters have a good chance of having a quality start. Paul Blackburn has a 56% chance of a QS and Gerrit Cole a 57% chance. If Paul Blackburn has a quality start the Athletics has a 65% chance of winning. His simulated strikeout to walk ratio is 4.6 and he has a 38% chance of having a 5 to 1 K/BB ratio. When he has a 5/1 ratio the Athletics win 54%. If Gerrit Cole has a quality start the Astros has a 71% chance of winning. His simulated strikeout to walk ratio is 4.9 and he has a 31% chance of having a 5 to 1 K/BB ratio. When he has a 5/1 ratio the Astros win 56%. In simulations we tracked the batter for each team that was most productive based his average hits, walks and RBI per simulation. The most productive batter for the Oakland Athletics is Khris Davis who averaged 1.67 hits+walks+RBI. He has a 26% chance of having a big game with 3+ Hits, Walks, RBI and if he has a big game the Athletics have a 64% chance of winning. The most productive batter for the Houston Astros is Jose Altuve who averaged 2.21 hits+walks+RBI. He has a 37% chance of having a big game with 3+ Hits, Walks, RBI and if he has a big game the Astros have a 72% chance of winning.

CURRENT SEASON: We advise relying on these trends after the first 6 to 8 weeks of the season. UNITS EDGE FAVORS: Houston Astros

Houston AstrosRECORDOakland AthleticsRECORDUNITS EDGE
Record on the Road23-11, 68% 390Record at Home18-16, 53% -185Houston Astros
VS Oakland Athletics5-1, 83% 208VS Houston Astros1-5, 17% -352Houston Astros
vs Team .500 or Better23-18, 56% -282vs Team .500 or Better14-22, 39% -404Houston Astros
Record as Road Favorite22-10, 69% 360Record as Home Underdog4-8, 33% -310Houston Astros
When Gerrit Cole Starts11-2, 85% 411When Paul Blackburn Starts1-0, 100% 58Houston Astros

PAST 30 DAYS: We advise incorporating these trends along with the current Season after the first 6 to 8 weeks. UNITS EDGE FAVORS: Houston Astros

Houston AstrosRECORDOakland AthleticsRECORDUNITS EDGE
Record on the Road9-5, 64% 132Record at Home7-7, 50% -197Houston Astros
VS Oakland Athletics0-0 No GamesVS Houston Astros0-0 No GamesN/A
vs Team .500 or Better10-8, 56% -68vs Team .500 or Better4-6, 40% -142Houston Astros
Record as Road Favorite8-4, 67% 102Record as Home Underdog1-2, 33% -102Houston Astros
When Gerrit Cole Starts4-1, 80% 141When Paul Blackburn Starts1-0, 100% 58Houston Astros

OVER-UNDER TRENDS

Houston AstrosRECORDOakland AthleticsRECORDO-U EDGE
OVER-UNDER ON ROAD15-17, 47% OverOVER-UNDER AT HOME13-21, 38% OverUNDER
ROAD OVER-UNDER PAST 30 DAYS8-5, 62% OverROAD OVER-UNDER PAST 30 DAYS3-11, 21% OverUNDER
ROAD OVER-UNDER LAST SEASON52-32, 62% OverROAD OVER-UNDER LAST SEASON43-31, 58% OverUNDER
OVER-UNDER IN Gerrit Cole STARTS6-6, 50% OverOVER-UNDER IN Paul Blackburn STARTS0-1, 0% OverN/A

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SIDE VALUE (Current Season) - Houston Astros Road Games: 11-23, 32% -887 Oakland Athletics Home Games: 14-20, 41% -569 SIDE VALUE (PAST 30 DAYS) - Houston Astros Road Games: 5-9, 36% -324 Oakland Athletics Home Games: 9-5, 64% +455

MONEY LINE (Current Season) - Houston Astros Road Games: 24-10, 71% +666 Oakland Athletics Home Games: 22-12, 65% +479 MONEY LINE (PAST 30 DAYS) - Houston Astros Road Games: 11-3, 79% +514 Oakland Athletics Home Games: 9-5, 64% +230

OVER-UNDER RECORD (Current Season) - Houston Astros Road Games: 16-15, 52% -50 Oakland Athletics Home Games: 25-8, 76% + 1620 OVER-UNDER RECORD (PAST 30 DAYS) - Houston Astros Road Games: 4-8, 33% -480 Oakland Athletics Home Games: 11-3, 79% + 770

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