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Moneyline Favors Oakland Athletics in MLB Battle with Texas Rangers

The Oakland Athletics will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Texas Rangers invade Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on Sunday.

Jharel Cotton gets the call for the Oakland Athletics and he will try to build on a 6-10 mark. In the other dugout, A.J. Griffin brings a 6-4 ledger to the game for the Texas Rangers as he tries to quiet the Athletics bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Oakland Athletics as -110 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 9.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.0-2.1 win for the Rangers on Sunday. 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 57-72 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 64-65 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Texas injuries news.

The Oakland Athletics sit at No. 23 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Texas Rangers sit at No. 4 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Texas Rangers rank No. 26 at 8.26 hits per game. That compares with the Oakland Athletics No. 29 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Texas owns the No. 17-rated road mark, allowing 4.85 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas looks to rebound from a loss to the Athletics, who beat them 8-3 on Saturday behind a start from Sean Manaea at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 15-8 ATS in its last 23 games
  • Texas is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Oakland
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games when playing Oakland
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Texas's last 15 games when playing Oakland
  • Oakland is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games
  • Oakland is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Houston, Tuesday, August 29th
Oakland at Los Angeles, Monday, August 28th