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Texas Rangers take on the Oakland Athletics with Odds and Betting Pick

Texas Rangers

vs

Oakland Athletics
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:05 PM ET
O.co Coliseum

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

Nick Martinez, with a record of 0-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Texas Rangers, while the Oakland Athletics trot Tom Milone to the mound in this one. He is 0-1 so far in 2014.

Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Oakland Athletics as -143 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.8-3.9 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.

Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oakland Athletics bring a 13-6 record to the battle against the 12-8 Rangers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Texas injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Oakland Athletics rated this week at No. 1 and the Texas Rangers sitting at No. 20.

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How Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Oakland Athletics No. 6-ranked scoring average of 4.74 runs per game, against a Texas Rangers offense rated No. 10 and scoring 4.3 runs per game. The Athletics have averaged 9 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rangers hitters have managed (9.15 per nine innings).

Defensively, Texas features the No. 20-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.57 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 at home, scoring 4.2 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Texas, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -106 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Rangers enjoyed a 4-3 victory at the expense of the Athletics on Monday, with Yu Darvish throwing 6 innings of 8-hit ball at O.co Coliseum.

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Oakland, Wednesday, April 23rd

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