Rangers turn to Darvish against Oakland
Yu Darvish will get the ball for the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night as they take on the division-rival Oakland Athletics in baseball betting action at the sportsbooks.
Darvish has a 7-2 record with a 2.11 ERA on the season, but in his career against the Athletics he's just 1-7 with a 4.73 ERA in nine starts.
Tommy Milone pitches for the A's on Tuesday; Milone is 4-3 with a 3.47 ERA so far this season.
Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line
Computer Prediction: Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Athletics to win this game 6.2-3.9. 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
Oakland (42-28) will face the 35-35 Rangers in this tilt. 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. 2 and the Texas Rangers at No. 27 heading into this contest.
How Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup
The game also pits Oakland Athletics No. 1-rated offense, averaging 5.13 runs per game, against a Texas Rangers defense that ranks No. 28 at 4.81 in runs allowed per game. The Oakland Athletics have averaged 8.73 hits per game so far, less than Texas Rangers batters have averaged on the year (8.96 hits per game).
Defensively, Texas features the No. 21-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.4 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 at home, scoring 5.06 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for Texas, they were a 14-8 winner as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at +161 were rewarded, while the 22 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Texas looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Athletics, a 14-8 final on Monday in support of Colby Lewis at O.co Coliseum.
Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games when playing Texas
Oakland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Texas
Next Betting Matchups
Texas at Oakland, Wednesday, June 18th