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MLB Betting Line Favors the Oakland Athletics over the Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers pay a visit to Oakland on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Athletics bats in baseball betting action at O.co Coliseum.

The Oakland Athletics will rely on Eric Surkamp to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Martin Perez will be his counterpart for the Texas Rangers. Eric Surkamp is 0-3 this season, and Martin Perez is 5-4.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Texas Rangers were listed as 103 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Tuesday over at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.3-3.1 win 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

The Oakland Athletics bring a 27-36 record to the battle against the 39-25 Rangers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Texas injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 23 (Oakland Athletics) and the No. 3 (Texas Rangers) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Oakland Athletics and its No. 23-rated batting order, averaging 4.02 runs per nine innings, against the No. 8 line up of the Texas Rangers at 4.75 runs per outing.

Defensively, Texas features the No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.97 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 at home, scoring 4.1 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 14-5 to Oakland on Monday at O.co Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
  • Texas is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Texas's last 8 games on the road
  • Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
  • Oakland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Oakland is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
  • Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Oakland, Wednesday, June 15th