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Texas Rangers at Oakland Athletics Betting Lines and Pick

The Rangers will hope to continue their string of success with Cole Hamels on the mound as the team is 7-0 in Hamels’ last seven starts.

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

Texas puts its faith in starter Cole Hamels to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 10-8. Getting the ball for the Oakland Athletics is Chris Bassitt, who owns a 1-6 record on the season with a 2.82 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 138 for the Oakland Athletics in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rangers to win this game 6-4.1. 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

64-88 Oakland battles the Rangers, currently with a 82-69 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Texas injuries news.

The Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers odds would favor the Rangers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Oakland is rated No. 25 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas is at No. 10.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Oakland Athletics No. 16-rated offense, averaging 4.26 runs per game, against a Texas Rangers defense that ranks No. 23 at 4.53 in runs allowed per game. The Oakland Athletics have averaged 8.7 hits per game so far, less than Texas Rangers batters have averaged on the year (8.71 hits per game).

Oakland owns the No. 20 defense, allowing 4.26 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas's No. 23-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas got the job done in their last match in a 10-3 victory over Oakland on Wednesday at O.co Coliseum behind starter C Lewis.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Houston, Friday, September 25th
Oakland home to San Francisco, Friday, September 25th