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MLB Odds Betting - Oakland Athletics Underdogs vs Rangers at Texas

The Oakland Athletics pay a visit to Texas on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Rangers bats in baseball betting action at Globe Life Park.

It's a pitching duel between Yu Darvish for the Texas Rangers (0-0 on the year) and Kendall Graveman for Oakland Athletics (1-0 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Oakland Athletics were 172 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.3-3.5 result in favor of the Rangers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

1-3 Texas battles the Athletics, currently with a 2-3 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Oakland injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 25-rated Texas Rangers and the league No. 17-ranked Oakland Athletics, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has baseball's No. 3-rated offensive output, at 8.25 hits per game. The Oakland Athletics average 7 hits per game, good for No. 25 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Texas has the No. 28-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the No. 23 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Oakland is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Oakland's last 19 games
  • Oakland is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
  • Texas is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Texas is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
  • Texas is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Texas, Sunday, April 9th