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Oakland Athletics visit Texas Rangers in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Texas Rangers get a visit from the Oakland Athletics in MLB baseball betting action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Chi Chi Gonzalez gets the call for the Texas Rangers and he will try to build on a 2-5 mark. In the other dugout, Felix Doubront brings a 3-1 ledger to the game for the Oakland Athletics as he tries to quiet the Rangers bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Texas Rangers as -155 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rangers to win this game 4.4-3.2. 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

74-67 Texas battles the Athletics, currently with a 61-81 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. 20 and the Oakland Athletics sitting at No. 18.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Texas Rangers No. 11 ranked offense (4.33 runs per game) against a Oakland Athletics defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 15 at 4.19 runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have been averaging 8.57 hits per game, less than the Oakland Athletics have managed so far this season (8.71 hits on average).

Oakland brings the No. 15-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers's No. 25-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland got the job done in their last match in a 5-3 victory over Texas on Saturday at Globe Life Park behind starter S Nolin.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Oakland's last 19 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games
  • Oakland is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas's last 9 games
  • Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 5 games at home
  • Texas is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Chicago, Monday, September 14th
Texas home to Houston, Monday, September 14th

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