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Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers in MLB Betting Odds

Globe Life Park hosts an MLB battle between the Texas Rangers and the visiting Oakland Athletics on Monday.

Martin Perez will take the mound for the Texas Rangers, and he'll carry a 7-8 record into the contest. Ross Detwiler gets the ball for the Oakland Athletics; he's 1-0 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Texas Rangers in this matchup found them as -160 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 10 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Athletics to win this game 5.5-3.6. 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

Texas (69-50) will face the 52-66 Athletics in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Oakland injuries news.

The Texas Rangers sit at No. 21 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Oakland Athletics sit at No. 27 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Texas Rangers and its No. 11-rated batting order, averaging 4.66 runs per nine innings, against the No. 25 line up of the Oakland Athletics at 4.02 runs per outing.

Oakland brings the No. 26-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers's No. 21-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics endured a 8-4 loss at the hands of the Mariners on Sunday, with Zachary Neal throwing 5.1 innings of 8-hit ball at O.co Coliseum.

Texas didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Michael Fulmer in a losing cause, 7-0, against Detroit on Sunday.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Oakland is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 9 games
  • Oakland is 18-6 ATS in its last 24 games on the road
  • Texas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Texas is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Texas's last 15 games
  • Texas is 3-13 ATS in its last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Texas, Tuesday, August 16th