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Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

MLB wagering interest swings to the Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers battle on Wednesday at Globe Life Park as the Rangers try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

It's a pitching duel between Yu Darvish for the Texas Rangers (2-2 on the year) and Sean Manaea for Oakland Athletics (3-5 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Oakland Athletics listed as underdogs of 162 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.2-3.5 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

Texas (58-43) will face the 46-55 Athletics in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Oakland injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 30 (Texas Rangers) and the No. 25 (Oakland Athletics) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Texas Rangers No. 9-ranked scoring average of 4.78 runs per game, against a Oakland Athletics offense rated No. 22 and scoring 4.12 runs per game. The Rangers have averaged 8.99 hits per game to date this season, more than the Athletics hitters have managed (8.58 per nine innings).

Oakland brings the No. 24-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers's No. 23-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics grabbed a win last time out, defeating N Martinez and the Rangers 6-3 on Tuesday at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
  • Oakland is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas is 3-13 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Texas is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games
  • Texas is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Texas is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Cleveland, Friday, July 29th
Texas home to Kansas City, Thursday, July 28th