July 11, 2018 6:44 AM CDT

Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros 7/11/2018

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The Houston Astros are 30-18 at home this season and are solid favorites to beat the Oakland Athletics who are 27-20 on the road this season. The Astros have a better than 55% chance of winning based on 10,000 game simulations generated one play at a time by the AccuScore Simulation Supercomputer. Astros\' starter Lance McCullers is forecasted to have a better game than Athletics\' starter Chris Bassitt. Lance McCullers has a 54% chance of having a Quality Start (QS) while Chris Bassitt has a 38% chance of a QS. If Lance McCullers has a quality start the Astros has a 78% chance of winning. His simulated strikeout to walk ratio is 4 and he has a 29% chance of having a 5 to 1 K/BB ratio. When he has a 5/1 ratio the Astros win 65%. In Chris Bassitt quality starts the Athletics win 66%. He has a 11% chance of having a 5 to 1 K/BB ratio and if he does his team wins 66% of simulations. 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 Houston Astros is Jose Altuve who averaged 2.48 hits+walks+RBI. He has a 43% 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. The most productive batter for the Oakland Athletics is Jed Lowrie who averaged 1.86 hits+walks+RBI. He has a 29% chance of having a big game with 3+ Hits, Walks, RBI and if he has a big game the Athletics have a 52% chance of winning.

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

Oakland AthleticsRECORDHouston AstrosRECORDUNITS EDGE
Record on the Road27-20, 57% 1217Record at Home30-18, 62% -388Oakland Athletics
VS Houston Astros2-9, 18% -547VS Oakland Athletics9-2, 82% 336Houston Astros
vs Team .500 or Better22-32, 41% -246vs Team .500 or Better30-23, 57% -412Oakland Athletics
Record As Road Underdog15-14, 52% 814Record As Home Favorite29-17, 63% -405Oakland Athletics
When Chris Bassitt Starts2-2, 50% -49When Lance McCullers Starts13-5, 72% 266Houston Astros

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

Oakland AthleticsRECORDHouston AstrosRECORDUNITS EDGE
Record on the Road11-4, 73% 933Record at Home11-4, 73% 17Oakland Athletics
VS Houston Astros1-4, 20% -195VS Oakland Athletics4-1, 80% 128Houston Astros
vs Team .500 or Better5-6, 45% 268vs Team .500 or Better9-5, 64% -6Oakland Athletics
Record As Road Underdog5-3, 62% 524Record As Home Favorite11-4, 73% 17Oakland Athletics
When Chris Bassitt Starts2-2, 50% -49When Lance McCullers Starts5-0, 100% 253Houston Astros

OVER-UNDER TRENDS

Oakland AthleticsRECORDHouston AstrosRECORDO-U EDGE
OVER-UNDER ON ROAD27-17, 61% OverOVER-UNDER AT HOME21-27, 44% OverOVER
ROAD OVER-UNDER PAST 30 DAYS9-5, 64% OverROAD OVER-UNDER PAST 30 DAYS7-8, 47% OverOVER
ROAD OVER-UNDER LAST SEASON39-41, 49% OverROAD OVER-UNDER LAST SEASON38-50, 43% OverUNDER
OVER-UNDER IN Chris Bassitt STARTS2-1, 67% OverOVER-UNDER IN Lance McCullers STARTS9-9, 50% OverN/A

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SIDE VALUE (Current Season) - Oakland Athletics Road Games: 17-30, 36% -1140 Houston Astros Home Games: 21-27, 44% +114 SIDE VALUE (PAST 30 DAYS) - Oakland Athletics Road Games: 5-10, 33% -551 Houston Astros Home Games: 5-10, 33% -66

MONEY LINE (Current Season) - Oakland Athletics Road Games: 20-27, 43% -1194 Houston Astros Home Games: 30-18, 62% -361 MONEY LINE (PAST 30 DAYS) - Oakland Athletics Road Games: 5-10, 33% -651 Houston Astros Home Games: 11-4, 73% +17

OVER-UNDER RECORD (Current Season) - Oakland Athletics Road Games: 17-27, 39% -1270 Houston Astros Home Games: 20-23, 47% -530 OVER-UNDER RECORD (PAST 30 DAYS) - Oakland Athletics Road Games: 4-10, 29% -700 Houston Astros Home Games: 6-6, 50% -60

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