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Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers

The fans at Rangers Ballpark will be treated to a game between the Oakland Athletics and the Texas Rangers when they take their seats on Sunday.

The Athletics will give the ball to starter Jarrod Parker in this one. Righthander Parker is 11-6 this season with a 3.55 ERA.

The Rangers will counter Parker with Martin Perez. Lefthander Perez has a 3.60 ERA to go along with a 9-4 record this season.

In their last action, Oakland was a 1-0 winner on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Oakland at +153 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
Oakland has won 4 straight games.
Texas has lost 5 straight games.

Team records:
Oakland: 87-61 SU
Texas: 81-66 SU

Oakland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 7-3
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

Texas most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 8-2
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
Oakland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Oakland's last 10 games on the road
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 9 games
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
Texas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Oakland home to LA Angels, Monday, September 16
Texas at Tampa Bay, Monday, September 16