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Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The Oakland Athletics will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Texas Rangers invade O.co Coliseum on Tuesday.

Texas puts its faith in starter Cole Hamels to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 4-0. Getting the ball for the Oakland Athletics is Jesse Hahn, who owns a 0-3 record on the season with a 6.54 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 130 for the Oakland Athletics in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.0-4.3 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

Oakland (17-22) will face the 22-17 Rangers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Texas injuries news.

The Oakland Athletics sit at No. 30 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Texas Rangers sit at No. 18 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Oakland Athletics and its No. 24-rated batting order, averaging 3.79 runs per nine innings, against the No. 7 line up of the Texas Rangers at 4.62 runs per outing.

Defensively, Texas features the No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.5 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 27 at home, scoring 3.06 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas suffered a 3-1 loss against Oakland on Monday, as D Holland wasn't able to lead his team to victory at O.co Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Texas's last 9 games
  • Texas is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Texas's last 12 games on the road
  • Oakland is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games
  • Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Oakland, Wednesday, May 18th