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Moneyline Favors Oakland Athletics in MLB Battle with Texas Rangers

Oakland Athletics

vs

Texas Rangers
Friday, September 26, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

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

Scott Kazmir, with a record of 14-9 on the season, gets the ball for the Oakland Athletics, while the Texas Rangers trot Nick Tepesch to the mound in this one. He is 5-10 so far in 2014.

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 150 for the Texas Rangers in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 8 at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rangers to win this game 3.9-3.3. 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

66-93 Texas battles the Athletics, currently with a 86-73 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Oakland injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 17 (Texas Rangers) and the No. 14 (Oakland Athletics) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has baseball's No. 17-rated offensive output, at 8.68 hits per game. The Oakland Athletics average 8.33 hits per game, good for No. 22 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Oakland owns the No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.63 runs per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 25 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at +133 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Athletics endured a 2-1 loss at the hands of the Rangers on Thursday, with Jason Hammel throwing 6 innings of 5-hit ball at Globe Life Park.

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends

Oakland is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Oakland is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 5 games
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Texas, Saturday, September 27th

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