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Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Highlights MLB Odds Menu

The Oakland Athletics host Texas on Sunday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 71-83 mark against the 76-78 Rangers in MLB betting odds action at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Oakland hands the ball to starter Jharel Cotton in this one and he'll try to improve on his 8-10 mark on the year. Texas counters with Martin Perez, who will try to quiet the fans and the Athletics bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Texas Rangers were listed as 111 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 9.5 before betting started earlier on Sunday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.8-3.3 win for the Athletics on Sunday. 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 71-83 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 76-78 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Texas injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Oakland Athletics at No. 8 and the Texas Rangers at No. 21 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Oakland has baseball's No. 20-rated offensive output, at 8.29 hits per game. The Texas Rangers average 8.23 hits per game, good for No. 26 on the list.

Texas brings the No. 19-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Athletics's No. 26-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Raul Alcantara in a losing cause, 1-0, against Oakland on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games
  • Texas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Oakland's last 10 games
  • Oakland is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to Houston, Monday, September 25th
Oakland home to Seattle, Monday, September 25th