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Darvish takes mound for the Rangers

Yu Darvish is expected to get the ball for the Texas Rangers on Monday night as they take on the rival Oakland Athletics in marquee MLB betting action at the online sportsbooks.

Darvish is 1-0 with a 1.61 ERA on the season, allowing three runs over six innings on the road against the Athletics in his last trip to the mound on April 21. Sonny Gray (3-1, 2.25 ERA) will counter for the Athletics in Monday night's game.

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Baseball betting odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Texas Rangers as -150 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 7 at shops such as BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Athletics to win this game 5.8-4.3. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers sport a record of 15-10 heading into this matchup, while the Oakland Athletics sit at 15-10 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Oakland injuries news.

This game puts the Texas Rangers, most recently No. 8 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Oakland Athletics, who rate a No. 1 in the latest survey.

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How Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Texas Rangers No. 10 ranked offense (4.4 runs per game) against a Oakland Athletics defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 5 at 3.4 runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have been averaging 9.04 hits per game, more than the Oakland Athletics have managed so far this season (8.96 hits on average).

Defensively, Oakland features the No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.77 runs per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 at home, scoring 4.69 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Oakland was a 5-1 loser on the road against the Astros. Bettors on Houston at +140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Oakland looks to rebound from a loss to the Astros, who beat them 5-1 on Sunday behind a start from Collin McHugh at Minute Maid Park.

In their last action, Texas was a 6-5 loser on the road against the Mariners. Bettors on Seattle at -106 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Rangers endured a 6-5 loss at the hands of the Mariners on Sunday, with Matt Harrison throwing 6 innings of 3-hit ball at Safeco Field.

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Texas, Tuesday, April 29th

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