Miles Mikolas Rangers at Home vs Oakland Athletics in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Oakland Athletics

vs

Texas Rangers
Sunday, July 27, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

The Texas Rangers battle the visiting Oakland Athletics on Sunday in MLB betting odds action at Globe Life Park.

The Texas Rangers will turn to Miles Mikolas and his 1-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Oakland Athletics send Scott Kazmir (11-3) to the hill.

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Texas Rangers were listed as 184 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Athletics to win this game 6-3.3. 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

41-63 Texas battles the Athletics, currently with a 64-39 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Oakland injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Texas Rangers rated this week at No. 29 and the Oakland Athletics sitting at No. 6.

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How Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Texas Rangers and its No. 17-rated batting order, averaging 4 runs per nine innings, against the No. 1 lineup of the Oakland Athletics at 5 runs per outing.

Texas owns the No. 29 defense, allowing 4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Oakland's No. 2-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Oakland was a 5-1 winner on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Oakland at -193 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Athletics grabbed a win last time out, defeating Nick Tepesch and the Rangers 5-1 on Saturday at Globe Life Park.

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends

Oakland is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
Oakland is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Texas
Texas is 4-20 SU in its last 24 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 5 games
Texas is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Houston, Monday, July 28th
Texas home to New York, Monday, July 28th