MLB Preview: Oakland Athletics (16-10) vs. Texas Rangers (15-11)

Betting On Texas Rangers Bseball






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.


Current streak:
Texas has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
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

Next up:
Texas home to Oakland, Wednesday, April 30

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Dirty has been an employee or owner of some of the top online sports gambling forums since 1998. He worked at EOG.com from it's inception until 2008 when he left and opened GamblingIQ and then in 2012 opened Handicappers Hidaway. He has written hundreds af articles over the years and always has his "Dirty Dozen" College Football poll up starting the first week of October.
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