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MLB Odds with Pick - Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Globe Life Park on Friday as the host Texas Rangers battle the Oakland Athletics in baseball betting odds action.

It's a pitching duel between Martin Perez for the Texas Rangers (12-12 on the year) and Raul Alcantara for Oakland Athletics (1-1 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -117 for the Texas Rangers in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 10.5 at 5Dimes.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.8-4.0 win for the Athletics. 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

76-83 Texas battles the Athletics, currently with a 74-85 mark. 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. 29-ranked Texas Rangers and the No. 6-rated Oakland Athletics in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Texas owns the No. 28 ranking for hits at 8.16 per game. By contrast, the Oakland Athletics are rated No. 24 in the same category at 8.29 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Texas has the No. 23-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the No. 26 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics grabbed a win last time out, defeating M Gonzalez and the Rangers 4-1 on Thursday at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Oakland is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games
  • Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Texas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas's last 12 games
  • Texas is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Texas, Saturday, September 30th