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Texas Rangers visit Oakland Athletics in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Oakland Athletics will look to improve on a 5-8 record when they take on the Texas Rangers, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Tuesday.

Andrew Triggs will take the mound for the Oakland Athletics, and he'll carry a 2-0 record into the contest. Yu Darvish gets the ball for the Texas Rangers; he's 1-1 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Oakland Athletics were listed as 119 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.3-3.0 victory for the Rangers. 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

The Oakland Athletics sport a record of 5-8 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 5-8 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Texas injuries news.

The Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers odds would favor the Rangers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Oakland is rated No. 22 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas is at No. 18.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Oakland Athletics and its No. 25-rated batting order, averaging 3.54 runs per nine innings, against the No. 1 line up of the Texas Rangers at 5.31 runs per outing.

Oakland owns the No. 26 defense, allowing 3.54 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas's No. 23-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Texas is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games
  • Texas is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Texas is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Oakland is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Oakland's last 23 games
  • Oakland is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Oakland, Wednesday, April 19th