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Texas Rangers home to Athletics in baseball betting action

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June 29, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Odds

37-40TEAM RECORD48-29

The Oakland Athletics will look to grab a road win when they take on the Rangers in Texas at Rangers Ballpark on Friday in baseball odds action.

Texas hands the ball to starter Matt Harrison in this one and he'll try to improve on his 10-3 mark on the year. Oakland counters with AJ Griffin, who will try to quiet the fans and the Rangers bats at the same time.

View Oakland vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Rangers in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -230 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 11-rated Athletics taking on the American League's No. 1-rated Rangers in this contest.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Texas' American League No. 1-ranked scoring average of 5.4 runs per game, against a Athletics offense rated No. 14 and scoring 3.8 runs per game in the league. The Rangers have averaged 10 hits per game to date this season, more than the Athletics hitters have managed (7.5 per nine innings).

Oakland brings the American League's No. 2-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers' league No. 5-ranked defense.

The Athletics were a 7-6 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -182 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors. Oakland didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-6 to Texas on Thursday at Rangers Ballpark.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 7-3
After playing Oakland are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

A few Athletics at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Texas
Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Texas is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
Texas is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Oakland
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games when playing Oakland

Next up:
Oakland at Texas, Saturday, June 30