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MLB Odds Betting - Oakland Athletics Underdogs vs Rangers at Texas

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

A.J. Griffin gets the call for the Texas Rangers and he will try to build on a 4-0 mark. In the other dugout, Kendall Graveman brings a 2-2 ledger to the game for the Oakland Athletics as he tries to quiet the Rangers bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Oakland Athletics before the first pitch in this match found them as 118 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9.5 earlier at TopBet.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.2-3.7 result in favor of the Rangers. 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

18-20 Texas battles the Athletics, currently with a 16-20 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Oakland injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 16 (Texas Rangers) and the No. 24 (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. 15-ranked scoring average of 4.58 runs per game, against a Oakland Athletics offense rated No. 25 and scoring 3.78 runs per game. The Rangers have averaged 7.34 hits per game to date this season, less than the Athletics hitters have managed (7.75 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Texas has the No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the No. 24 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics were saddled with a loss last time out in S Gray's start, as they lost 6-5 against Texas on Saturday at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Oakland is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Oakland's last 12 games
  • Oakland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games
  • Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Texas's last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Seattle, Monday, May 15th
Texas home to Philadelphia, Tuesday, May 16th