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Oakland Athletics at Texas Rangers Betting Odds and Pick

The Texas Rangers will look to improve on a 71-50 record when they take on the Oakland Athletics, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Wednesday.

Yu Darvish gets the call for the Texas Rangers and he will try to build on a 3-3 mark. In the other dugout, Sean Manaea brings a 4-7 ledger to the game for the Oakland Athletics as he tries to quiet the Rangers bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Oakland Athletics were listed as 192 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 9 before betting started earlier on Wednesday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.7-4.1 win for the Athletics on Wednesday. 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 71-50 record to the battle against the 52-68 Athletics. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Oakland injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Texas Rangers rated this week at No. 21 and the Oakland Athletics sitting at No. 27.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Texas Rangers No. 9 ranked offense (4.66 runs per game) against a Oakland Athletics defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 25 at 4.83 runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have been averaging 8.94 hits per game, more than the Oakland Athletics have managed so far this season (8.5 hits on average).

Texas owns the No. 20 defense, allowing 4.66 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Oakland's No. 25-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland lost in extra innings against the Rangers on Tuesday as Texas edged them 5-4 at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Oakland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Oakland's last 11 games
  • Oakland is 18-7 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
  • Texas is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Texas is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
  • Texas is 4-14 ATS in its last 18 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Chicago, Friday, August 19th
Texas at Tampa Bay, Friday, August 19th