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Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Highlights MLB Odds Menu

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on Friday as the host Oakland Athletics battle the Texas Rangers in baseball betting odds action.

The Oakland Athletics will turn to Kendall Graveman and his 5-4 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Texas Rangers send Nick Martinez (3-6) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -140 for the Oakland Athletics in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 9 at 5Dimes.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.6-3.9 result in favor of 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

69-83 Oakland battles the Rangers, currently with a 76-76 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Texas injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 8-ranked Oakland Athletics and the No. 21-rated Texas Rangers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Oakland Athletics No. 18 ranked offense (4.61 runs per game) against a Texas Rangers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 20 at 4.93 runs allowed per game. The Oakland Athletics have been averaging 8.32 hits per game, more than the Texas Rangers have managed so far this season (8.26 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Oakland has the No. 27-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rangers own the No. 20 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas rolled to a 4-2 win against Seattle on Thursday, as C Hamels and the Rangers' bats led the team to victory at Safeco Field.

Oakland got the job done in their last match in a 3-2 victory over Detroit on Wednesday at Comerica Park behind starter Daniel Mengden.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
  • Texas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Oakland is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games
  • Oakland is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Oakland, Saturday, September 23rd