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MLB Odds with Pick - Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers battle the visiting Oakland Athletics on Sunday in MLB betting odds action at Globe Life Park.

The Texas Rangers will turn to Colby Lewis and his 6-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Oakland Athletics send Ross Detwiler (1-3) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Texas was a -195 moneyline favorites 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 10.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 0.2- win for the Rangers on Sunday. 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 88-61 record to the battle against the 65-83 Athletics. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Oakland injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Texas Rangers at No. 5 and the Oakland Athletics at No. 15 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has baseball's No. 5-rated offensive output, at 8.99 hits per game. The Oakland Athletics average 8.46 hits per game, good for No. 22 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Oakland owns the No. 27-rated road mark, allowing 5.07 runs per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics enjoyed a 11-2 victory at the expense of the Rangers on Saturday, with Raul Alcantara throwing 5.2 innings of 5-hit ball at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games
  • Oakland is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Texas is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Texas's last 18 games
  • Texas is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland home to Houston, Monday, September 19th
Texas home to Los Angeles, Monday, September 19th