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|Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers|
If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Tuesday when the Oakland Athletics and the Texas Rangers meet at Rangers Ballpark.
The Athletics will give the ball to starter Daniel Straily in this one. Righthander Straily is 1-2 this season with a 7.27 ERA.
Straily's opponent in this one will be Yu Darvish. The Rangers righthander has a 2.97 ERA to go along with a 7-1 record this season.Last time out for Oakland, they were a 9-2 winner as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at +120 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Oakland has won 4 straight games.
Oakland: 24-22 SU
Texas: 29-16 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 7-3
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Texas most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Texas home to Oakland, Wednesday, May 22