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Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers

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The Texas Rangers will be trying to extend a winning streak on Tuesday when they take on the Oakland Athletics at Rangers Ballpark.

The Athletics will give the ball to starter Tom Milone in this one. Lefthander Milone is 13-10 this season with a 3.86 ERA.

Starting this game for the Rangers will be Yu Darvish. The righthander has a 3.90 ERA to go along with a 16-9 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Rangers listed as 190-moneyline favorites versus the Athletics, while the game’s total is sitting at 9.

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -168 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Texas has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Oakland: 86-67 SU
Texas: 91-62 SU

Oakland most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Texas most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Oakland are 8-2
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland’s last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland’s last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland’s last 7 games on the road
Oakland is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas’s last 6 games when playing Oakland
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland
Texas is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games at home
Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Oakland

Next up:
Texas home to Oakland, Wednesday, September 26

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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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