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MLB Betting Line Favors the Oakland Athletics over the Texas Rangers

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

Oakland sends Sonny Gray out against Nick Martinez for the Texas Rangers in this game. Gray is 7-2 with a 1.65 ERA on the season, while Martinez is 4-2 on the year and has a 2.89 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Oakland sat as -189 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 7.5, according to MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5-4.1 result in favor of 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

Oakland (23-36) will face the 30-27 Rangers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Texas injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Oakland Athletics rated this week at No. 8 and the Texas Rangers sitting at No. 3.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Oakland has baseball's No. 14-rated offensive output, at 8.85 hits per game. The Texas Rangers average 8.67 hits per game, good for No. 11 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Texas owns the No. 16-rated road mark, allowing 4.19 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rangers were saddled with a loss last time out in Colby Lewis's start, as they lost 4-3 against Kansas City on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.

The Athletics endured a 7-4 loss at the hands of the Red Sox on Sunday, with Kendall Graveman throwing 7 innings of 6-hit ball at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
  • Texas is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games on the road
  • Oakland is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 18 of Oakland's last 24 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Texas
  • Oakland is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Texas

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Oakland, Wednesday, June 10th