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Texas Rangers take on the Oakland Athletics with Odds and Betting Pick

The Oakland Athletics battle the visiting Texas Rangers on Wednesday in MLB betting odds action at O.co Coliseum.

Texas puts its faith in starter Colby Lewis to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 16-8. Getting the ball for the Oakland Athletics is Felix Doubront, who owns a 3-2 record on the season with a 4.95 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Texas Rangers before the first pitch in this match found them as -124 moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8 earlier at TopBet.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.7-4.3 win 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

The Oakland Athletics sport a record of 64-87 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 81-69 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. 25 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Texas Rangers sit at No. 10 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Oakland Athletics No. 16-ranked scoring average of 4.27 runs per game, against a Texas Rangers offense rated No. 4 and scoring 4.51 runs per game. The Athletics have averaged 8.72 hits per game to date this season, more than the Rangers hitters have managed (8.69 per nine innings).

Defensively, Texas features the No. 15-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.3 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 at home, scoring 4.32 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas got the job done in their last match in a 8-6 victory over Oakland on Tuesday at O.co Coliseum behind starter M Perez.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 8 games on the road
  • Texas is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Oakland
  • Oakland is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 9 games
  • Oakland is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Oakland, Thursday, September 24th