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Oakland Athletics home to Rangers in baseball betting action

Texas RangersOakland Athletics
Aug 4, 4:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Odds

61-50TEAM RECORD64-46

The Texas Rangers will look to grab a road win when they take on the Athletics in Oakland at O.co Coliseum on Sunday in baseball odds action.

The match puts starter Derek Holland for the Rangers on the hill facing AJ Griffin for the Athletics. Holland brings a 8-6 mark to the game, while Griffin is 10-7 to date on the season.

View Texas vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Athletics were listed as -136 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 7-ranked Athletics and the American League No. 6-rated Rangers in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Rangers rank No. 5 in the American League at 8.9 hits per game. That compares with Oakland’s No. 13 ranking in that category.

Texas brings the American League's No. 6-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Athletics' league No. 3-ranked defense.

In their last action, Texas was a 4-2 loser on the road against the Athletics. Bettors on Oakland at -119 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Texas didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-2 to Oakland on Saturday at O.co Coliseum.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Rangers at Athletics trends to consider:
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas' last 8 games
Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas' last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oakland's last 10 games when playing at home against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Oakland's last 21 games
Oakland is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games at home
Oakland is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Texas

Next up:
Texas at LA Angels, Monday, August 5
Oakland at Cincinnati, Tuesday, August 6