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Oakland Athletics at Texas Rangers Betting Odds and Pick

MLB wagering interest swings to the Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers battle on Friday at Globe Life Park as the Rangers try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Jesse Hahn, with a record of 1-2 on the season, gets the ball for the Oakland Athletics, while the Texas Rangers trot Andrew Cashner to the mound in this one. He is 0-3 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Oakland Athletics were listed as 105 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 9.5 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.2-3.6 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers bring a 16-20 record to the battle against the 16-18 Athletics. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Oakland injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 16 (Texas Rangers) and the No. 24 (Oakland Athletics) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Texas Rangers No. 16-ranked scoring average of 4.53 runs per game, against a Oakland Athletics offense rated No. 25 and scoring 3.79 runs per game. The Rangers have averaged 7.25 hits per game to date this season, less than the Athletics hitters have managed (7.68 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Texas has the No. 12-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the No. 24 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland rolled to a 3-1 win against Los Angeles on Wednesday, as Andrew Triggs and the Athletics' bats led the team to victory at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

The Rangers enjoyed a 5-2 victory at the expense of the Padres on Thursday, with M Perez throwing 1 innings of 2-hit ball at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Oakland's last 10 games
  • Oakland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
  • Texas is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Texas's last 14 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games when playing Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Texas, Saturday, May 13th

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