Texas Rangers Starter Nick Tepesch Out to Silence Oakland Athletics Bats in MLB Contest

Oakland Athletics

vs

Texas Rangers
Saturday, July 26, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

The Texas Rangers will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Oakland Athletics invade Globe Life Park on Saturday.

Texas hands the ball to starter Nick Tepesch in this one and he'll try to improve on his 3-6 mark on the year. Oakland counters with Sonny Gray, who will try to quiet the fans and the Rangers bats at the same time.

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Oakland Athletics listed as favorites of -184 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, check for odds updates at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6-3.3 result in favor of the Athletics. 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

41-62 Texas battles the Athletics, currently with a 63-39 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Oakland injuries news.

The Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics odds would favor the Athletics if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Texas is rated No. 29 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Oakland is at No. 6.

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How Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Oakland Athletics rank No. 7 at 8.84 hits per game. That compares with the Texas Rangers No. 14 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Oakland owns the No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 3.59 runs per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at +159 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Oakland didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-1 to Texas on Friday at Globe Life Park.

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends

Oakland is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games
Oakland is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Texas
Texas is 4-19 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 5 games
Texas is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games at home
Texas is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Texas, Sunday, July 27th