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Moneyline favors Rangers in battle with Athletics

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June 6, 10:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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O.co Coliseum hosts an MLB battle between the Oakland Athletics and the visiting Texas Rangers on Wednesday.

Oakland hands the ball to starter Bartolo Colon in this one and he'll try to improve on his 4-6 mark on the year. Texas counters with Colby Lewis, who will try to quiet the fans and the Athletics bats at the same time.

View Texas vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Athletics in this one, they're listed as moneyline underdogs of +135 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The Athletics - Rangers odds would favor the Rangers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Oakland is rated No. 13 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Texas is at No. 1 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Oakland owns the No. 14 ranking for hits in the American League at 7.1 per game. By contrast, the Rangers are rated No. 1 in the same category at 10.2 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Oakland has the American League's No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rangers own the American League's No. 6 mark in runs allowed.

Texas won its last outing, a 6-3 result against the Athletics on June 5. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -164 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Rangers grabbed a win last time out, defeating Travis Blackley and the Athletics 6-3 on Tuesday at O.co Coliseum.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

A few Rangers at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Texas' last 11 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Texas is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Texas' last 12 games
Texas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Oakland's last 11 games when playing at home against Texas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Oakland's last 22 games when playing Texas
Oakland is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Texas

Next up:
Texas at Oakland, Thursday, June 7

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