MLB Preview: Oakland Athletics (16-10) vs. Texas Rangers (15-11)
The Oakland Athletics and the Texas Rangers will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Globe Life Park.
Lefthander Scott Kazmir will take the mound for the Athletics to start this game. Kazmir is 3-0 this season with a 1.62 ERA.
Meanwhile, it’ll be Martin Perez who starts for the Rangers. Lefthander Perez is 4-0 with a 1.42 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Athletics listed as 107-moneyline favorites versus the Rangers, while the game’s total is sitting at 8.
Oakland won its last outing, a 4-0 result against the Rangers on April 28. Bettors who backed the Athletics at +116 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Texas has lost 2 straight games.
Oakland: 16-10 SU
Texas: 15-11 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 6-4
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
Texas most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas
Oakland is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland’s last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas’s last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas’s last 8 games
Texas is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games at home
Texas is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
Texas home to Oakland, Wednesday, April 30
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