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Nick Martinez Rangers at Home vs Oakland Athletics in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Oakland Athletics


Texas Rangers
Sunday, September 28, 2014 3:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

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 Nick Martinez and his 5-11 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Oakland Athletics send Sonny Gray (13-10) to the hill.

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Texas was a 178 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 8.

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Computer Prediction: Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4-3.3 win for the Rangers. A 4-3.3 result in favor of the Rangers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers sport a record of 67-94 heading into this matchup, while the Oakland Athletics sit at 87-74 on the season 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. 17-ranked Texas Rangers and the No. 14-rated Oakland Athletics in this matchup.

How Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

At the plate, Texas owns the No. 12 ranking for hits at 8.66 per game. By contrast, the Oakland Athletics are rated No. 22 in the same category at 8.37 per game.

Defensively, Oakland features the No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.63 runs per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 25 at home, scoring 3.73 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at +180 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Athletics endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Rangers on Saturday, with Jeff Samardzija throwing 7 innings of 8-hit ball at Globe Life Park.

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends

Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Oakland is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games on the road
Oakland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas
Texas is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games
Texas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games at home

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