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MLB betting line favors Rangers over Athletics

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Sep 25, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Odds

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The Texas Rangers battle the visiting Oakland Athletics on Tuesday in MLB betting action at Rangers Ballpark.

The match puts starter Tom Milone for the Athletics on the hill facing Yu Darvish for the Rangers. Milone brings a 13-10 mark to the game, while Darvish is 16-9 to date on the season.

View Oakland vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Rangers were listed as -175 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8.5 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Rangers - Athletics odds would favor the Rangers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Texas is rated No. 2 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Oakland is at No. 10 in the American League.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Texas owns the No. 1 ranking for hits in the American League at 9.5 per game. By contrast, the Athletics are rated No. 12 in the same category at 8 per game.

Oakland brings the American League's No. 2-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers' league No. 8-ranked defense.

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -168 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Oakland didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-4 to Texas on Monday at Rangers Ballpark.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Oakland are 8-2
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Athletics at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games on the road
Oakland is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games when playing Oakland
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland
Texas is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games at home
Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Oakland

Next up:
Oakland at Texas, Wednesday, September 26