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MLB BASEBALL

Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers

The fans at Globe Life Park will be treated to a game between the Oakland Athletics and the Texas Rangers when they take their seats on Saturday.

The Athletics will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Sonny Gray in this game. Gray has a 11-3 record and a 2.72 ERA this season.

Meanwhile, it'll be Nick Tepesch who starts for the Rangers. Right hander Tepesch is 3-6 with a 4.87 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Athletics as -184-moneyline favorites versus the Rangers, while the game's total opened at 9

The Athletics were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at +159 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Oakland:
Team record: 63-39
Oakland is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games
Oakland is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Texas

Texas:
Team record: 41-62
Texas is 4-19 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 5 games
Texas is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games at home
Texas is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Oakland

Next up:
Oakland at Texas Sunday, July 27