Darvish hits hill for Texas vs. Oakland
Yu Darvish is the probable pitcher for the Texas Rangers on Monday night as they take on the Oakland Athletics out in California in MLB betting action at the online sportsbooks.
Darvish is 1-0 with an 0.82 ERA on the season, giving up just two runs on 15 hits over 22 innings of work through his first three outings of the year. The righthander has fanned 23 batters while walking just four in his three starts this year.
Oakland hands the ball to starter Daniel Straily in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-1 mark on the year.
Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line
Baseball betting odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Oakland Athletics as 112 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 6.5 at shops such as BetOnline.
Computer Prediction: Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Pick
Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6-3.9 win for the Athletics on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Oakland Athletics bring a 13-5 record to the battle against the 11-8 Rangers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Texas injuries news.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Oakland Athletics at No. 1 and the Texas Rangers at No. 20 heading into this contest.
How Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Texas Rangers rank No. 6 at 9.05 hits per game. That compares with the Oakland Athletics No. 9 ranking in that category.
Defensively, Texas features the No. 20-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.83 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 at home, scoring 4.33 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Texas was a 16-2 loser at home against the White Sox. Bettors on Chicago at +163 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (18) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Texas was routed on Sunday at Globe Life Park, having a 16-2 loss put on them by the Chicago White Sox in baseball betting action.
Last time out for Oakland, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Astros at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -260 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Athletics grabbed a win last time out, defeating Brad Peacock and the Astros 4-1 on Sunday at O.co Coliseum.
Next Betting Matchups
Texas at Oakland, Tuesday, April 22nd