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Oakland Athletics Favored by -134 Against Texas Rangers on Monday

MLB wagering interest swings to the Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics battle on Monday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum as the Athletics try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

The Oakland Athletics will turn to Jharel Cotton and his 1-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Texas Rangers send A.J. Griffin (1-0) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Texas Rangers were listed as 124 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.5-3.6 victory for the Athletics. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Oakland (5-7) will face the 4-8 Rangers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Texas injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 22-rated Oakland Athletics and the league No. 18-ranked Texas Rangers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Oakland owns the No. 19 ranking for hits at 7.83 per game. By contrast, the Texas Rangers are rated No. 22 in the same category at 7.67 per game.

Defensively, Texas features the No. 17-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 at home, scoring 3.83 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Texas is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games
  • Texas is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Oakland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Oakland is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
  • Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Oakland's last 17 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Oakland, Tuesday, April 18th