MLB Baseball - Preview
The division rival Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers are set to renew hostilities on Tuesday when they meet at Rangers Ballpark.
Jarrod Parker will be the starting pitcher for the Athletics on this day. Righthander Parker is 5-6 this season with a 4.45 ERA.
Parker's opponent in this one will be Yu Darvish. The Rangers righthander has a 2.64 ERA to go along with a 7-2 record this season.
In their last action, Oakland was an 8-7 loser on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Texas at -115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (15) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Oakland: 42-30 SU
Texas: 39-31 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 8-2
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
Texas most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Oakland's last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games on the road
Oakland is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Texas's last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas's last 8 games
Texas is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games when playing at home against Oakland
Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
Texas home to Oakland, Wednesday, June 19