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Texas favored by 130 against Oakland on Tuesday

Texas RangersOakland Athletics
Sep 20, 10:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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The Texas Rangers will look to grab a road win when they take on the Athletics in Oakland at O.co Coliseum on Tuesday in baseball odds action.

The Athletics will rely on Rich Harden to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Derek Holland will be his counterpart for the Rangers. Rich Harden is 4-3 this season, and Derek Holland is 14-5.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Athletics as +130 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Athletics, most recently No. 4 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Rangers, who rate an American League No. 2 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oakland's No. 12-rated American League offense, averaging 4 runs per game, against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 5 in the American League at 4.3 in runs allowed per game. The Athletics have averaged 8.3 hits per game so far, less than Rangers batters have averaged on the year (9.8 hits per game).

Texas brings the American League's No. 5-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Athletics' league No. 6-ranked defense.

In their last action, Texas was a 3-0 winner on the road against the Mariners. Bettors on Texas at -103 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Matt Harrison silenced the Mariners bats in a 3-0 victory last time out versus Seattle at Safeco Field.

The Athletics were a 3-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -172 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. Oakland didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Justin Verlander in a losing cause, 3-0, against Detroit on Sunday.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 7-3
After playing Seattle are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few Rangers at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 5 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Texas is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Oakland
Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing at home against Texas
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing Texas
Oakland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Oakland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Texas at Oakland, Wednesday, September 21

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