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Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics in MLB odds

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May 10, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Odds

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The visiting Athletics hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Rangers Ballpark against the Texas Rangers.

Colby Lewis will take the mound for Texas, and he'll carry a 2-4 record into the contest. Brett Anderson gets the ball for Oakland; he's 2-2 so far this season.

View Oakland vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Rangers in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -110 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The Rangers sit at No. 2 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Athletics sit at an American League No. 6 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Texas' American League No. 4-ranked scoring average of 4.7 runs per game, against a Athletics offense rated No. 13 and scoring 3.5 runs per game in the league. The Rangers have averaged 8.6 hits per game to date this season, more than the Athletics hitters have managed (8 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Texas has the American League's No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the American League's No. 1 mark in runs allowed.

Oakland won its last outing, a 7-2 result against the Rangers on May 9. Bettors who backed the Athletics at +105 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Oakland got the job done in their last match in a 7-2 victory over Texas on Monday at Rangers Ballpark behind starter Trevor Cahill.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 6-4
After playing Texas are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Athletics at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing Texas
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Texas' last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Texas' last 10 games

Next up:
Oakland at Texas, Wednesday, May 11