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Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The Texas Rangers look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Oakland Athletics arrive at Globe Life Park on Tuesday.

The Texas Rangers will rely on Chi Chi Gonzalez to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jesse Chavez will be his counterpart for the Oakland Athletics. Chi Chi Gonzalez is 2-1 this season, and Jesse Chavez is 3-6.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Texas was a 108 moneyline underdogs 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 9.5.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.5-5.1 win for the Athletics 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

Texas (37-33) will face the 31-41 Athletics in this tilt. 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. 8-ranked Texas Rangers and the No. 3-rated Oakland Athletics in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Texas owns the No. 19 ranking for hits at 8.37 per game. By contrast, the Oakland Athletics are rated No. 7 in the same category at 9 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Oakland owns the No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 4.08 runs per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics enjoyed a 3-2 victory at the expense of the Angels on Sunday, with Scott Kazmir throwing 7 1/3 innings of 6-hit ball at O.co Coliseum.

Texas lost a tight one on Sunday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 3-2 score against Chicago at U.S. Cellular Field.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games on the road
  • Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas
  • Oakland is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Texas
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas's last 8 games
  • Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games at home
  • Texas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Texas, Wednesday, June 24th