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Oakland Athletics take on the Texas Rangers with Odds and Betting Pick

The Oakland Athletics will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Rangers in Texas at Globe Life Park on Tuesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

The Texas Rangers will rely on Lucas Harrell to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Andrew Triggs will be his counterpart for the Oakland Athletics. Lucas Harrell is 3-2 this season, and Andrew Triggs is 0-1.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Texas was a -154 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 10.5.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.8-4.5 win for the Rangers on Tuesday. 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

The Texas Rangers bring a 70-50 record to the battle against the 52-67 Athletics. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Oakland injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 21-ranked Texas Rangers and the No. 27-rated Oakland Athletics in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Oakland Athletics rank No. 20 at 8.48 hits per game. That compares with the Texas Rangers No. 9 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Texas has the No. 21-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the No. 26 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland looks to rebound from a loss to the Rangers, who beat them 5-2 on Monday behind a start from M Perez at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oakland's last 10 games
  • Oakland is 18-7 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
  • Oakland is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Texas is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Texas is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Texas's last 16 games
  • Texas is 4-13 ATS in its last 17 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Texas, Wednesday, August 17th