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MLB Betting Line Favors the Oakland Athletics over the Texas Rangers

Texas Rangers

vs

Oakland Athletics
Monday, June 16, 2014 10:05 PM ET
O.co Coliseum

The Oakland Athletics look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Texas Rangers arrive at O.co Coliseum on Monday.

Colby Lewis gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Texas Rangers on this Monday; he's 4-4 on the season. The Oakland Athletics, meanwhile, will counter with Drew Pomeranz, who will be looking to improve on his 5-3 mark.

Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Oakland sat as -145 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 7.5, according to GTbets.eu.

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Computer Prediction: Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Athletics to win this game 6.2-3.7. 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 sport a record of 42-27 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 34-35 on the season 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. 2 and the Texas Rangers sitting at No. 27.

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How Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Oakland Athletics and its No. 2-rated batting order, averaging 5.09 runs per nine innings, against the No. 13 lineup of the Texas Rangers at 4.19 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Oakland has the No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rangers own the No. 27 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Texas was a 5-1 loser on the road against the Mariners. Bettors on Seattle at -173 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Rangers endured a 5-1 loss at the hands of the Mariners on Sunday, with Nick Martinez throwing 6 innings of 9-hit ball at Safeco Field.

The Athletics were a 10-5 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -157 on the moneyline, while the total score (15) was good news for OVER bettors. The Athletics grabbed a win last time out, defeating Vidal Nuno and the Yankees 10-5 on Sunday at O.co Coliseum.

Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
Texas is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games on the road
Texas is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Oakland
Oakland is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Oakland, Tuesday, June 17th

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