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Texas Rangers at Oakland Athletics Betting Lines and Pick

The Oakland Athletics host Texas on Sunday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 66-88 mark against the 92-63 Rangers in MLB betting odds action at O.co Coliseum.

Oakland hands the ball to starter Jharel Cotton in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-0 mark on the year. Texas counters with Colby Lewis, who will try to quiet the fans and the Athletics bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Oakland Athletics as -108 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rangers to win this game 4.1-2.7. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oakland Athletics sport a record of 66-88 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 92-63 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Texas injuries news.

The Oakland Athletics sit at No. 5 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Texas Rangers sit at No. 16 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Texas Rangers rank No. 7 at 8.98 hits per game. That compares with the Oakland Athletics No. 25 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Oakland has the No. 23-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rangers own the No. 22 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Oakland
  • Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Oakland
  • Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Oakland is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Texas
  • Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Texas

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to Milwaukee, Monday, September 26th
Oakland at Los Angeles, Monday, September 26th

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