Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [5/24/2024]

Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [5/24/2024]

The Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros are scheduled to meet in MLB action at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, starting at 9:40PM ET.

Ross Stripling (1-8, 5.19 ERA) will be the starting pitcher for the Athletics, up against Justin Verlander (2-2, 3.97 ERA) for the Astros.

Dimers.com's in-depth preview of Friday's Astros vs. Athletics matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Astros vs. Athletics Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Run Line

We have used innovative machine learning and statistics to simulate the result of Friday's MLB matchup between the Astros and Athletics 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of MLB predictions.

Our leading predictive analytics model gives the Astros a 58% chance of defeating the Athletics.

According to our model, the Athletics (+1.5) have a 56% chance of covering the run line, while the 8.5-run over/under has a 51% chance of going under.

Astros vs. Athletics Odds [5/24/2024]

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Astros Athletics
Run Line -1.5 (-102) +1.5 (-113)
Moneyline -175 +148
Total o8.5 (+100) u8.5 (-118)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

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Astros vs. A's Game Information

Friday's MLB matchup between the Athletics and Astros at Oakland Coliseum is scheduled to start at 9:40PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of the Astros vs. Athletics includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.

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We predict the Astros, with a 58% win probability, will likely beat the Athletics on Friday.

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