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Oakland Athletics at Texas Rangers Betting Lines and Pick

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

The match puts starter Daniel Mengden for the Oakland Athletics on the hill facing Cole Hamels for the Texas Rangers. Mengden brings a 2-2 mark to the game, while Hamels is 11-5 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Oakland Athletics listed as underdogs of 135 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 10, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Athletics to win this game 5.0-3.4. 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 (78-83) will face the 74-87 Athletics in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Oakland injuries news.

The Texas Rangers sit at No. 29 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Oakland Athletics sit at No. 6 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Oakland Athletics rank No. 24 at 8.28 hits per game. That compares with the Texas Rangers No. 27 ranking in that category.

Texas owns the No. 21 defense, allowing 4.95 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Oakland's No. 26-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics endured a 8-4 loss at the hands of the Rangers on Saturday, with Daniel Gossett throwing 1.2 innings of 5-hit ball at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Oakland is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
  • Oakland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Oakland's last 17 games
  • Texas is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Texas is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games
  • Texas is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games at home

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