Houston hosts Oakland for 2019 home opener
Houston; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
LINE: Astros favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Houston hosts Oakland for the 2019 home opener.
The Astros went 46-30 in division games in 2018. Houston hit 205 total home runs with 3.1 extra base hits per game last year.
The Athletics finished 38-38 against AL West Division opponents in 2018. Oakland averaged 8.7 hits with 3.5 extra base hits per game last year. The Astros won the season series 12-7 in 2018.