Texas sends Ross Wolf vs Jarrod Parker in Rangers vs Athletics game
Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Odds
The Texas Rangers host Oakland on Wednesday, looking to build on their 29-17 mark against the 25-22 Athletics in MLB betting action at Rangers Ballpark.
Ross Wolf gets the call for the Texas Rangers and he will try to build on a 0-0 mark. In the other dugout, Jarrod Parker brings a 2-5 ledger to the game for the Athletics as he tries to quiet the Rangers bats.
This game matches up the No. 4 (Rangers) and the No. 9 (Athletics) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has the American League's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 9.2 hits per game. The Athletics average 8.3 hits per game, good for No. 11 on the American League list.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Texas has the American League's No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the American League's No. 8 mark in runs allowed.
Oakland won its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Rangers on May 21. Bettors who backed the Athletics at +188 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Daniel Straily chucked 7 shutout innings at the Rangers in their last game, striking out 5 in a 1-0 win against Texas in baseball action at Rangers Ballpark.
Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 8-2
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Athletics at Rangers trends to consider:
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas
Oakland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas' last 11 games at home
Texas is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
Texas is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games at home
Texas is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Oakland
Oakland at Houston, Friday, May 24
Texas at Seattle, Friday, May 24