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|Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers|
The Oakland Athletics and the Texas Rangers will meet on the field at Rangers Ballpark on Saturday in a battle of division rivals.
Righthander Bartolo Colon will take the mound for the Athletics to start this game. Colon is 15-6 this season with a 2.85 ERA.
The Rangers will counter Colon with Yu Darvish. Righthander Darvish has a 2.84 ERA to go along with a 12-8 record this season.Oakland won its last outing, a 9-8 result against the Rangers on September 13. Bettors who backed the Athletics at +115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (17) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Current streak:
Oakland has won 3 straight games.
Texas has lost 4 straight games.
Oakland: 86-61 SU
Texas: 81-65 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Texas most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Texas home to Oakland, Sunday, September 15