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Texas Rangers vs. Oakland Athletics – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Texas Rangers (2-9) and Oakland Athletics (7-6) square off on Friday at 9:40 PM ET, opening a three-game series at Oakland Coliseum.

As the favorite, the Rangers (-127 moneyline odds to win) take the field at the Athletics (+109). The game’s over/under is set at 8.

Rangers vs. Athletics Predictions

Rangers vs. Athletics Betting Odds

Rangers vs Athletics Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Rangers -127 +109 8 -111 -109 -1.5 +130 -155

Rangers vs. Athletics Hitting Splits 2021

Rangers

  • The Rangers hit 76 home runs on the road last season (0.9 per game).
  • The Rangers slugged .364 with 2.6 extra-base hits per game on the road.
  • The club averaged 7.7 hits per game and batted .227 on the road last season.
  • The Rangers scored an average of 3.8 runs per road game.
  • The Rangers had a .288 on-base percentage and averaged 2.7 walks per game on the road.
  • The club averaged 9.1 strikeouts per game last season on the road.

Athletics

  • Oakland has played as the underdog in six of its past 10 games and has gone 3-3 in those contests.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Athletics and their opponents have failed to hit the over six times.
  • Oakland has wins against the spread in its last 10 chances.

Rangers vs. Athletics Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Glenn Otto

  • Otto never pitched as a moneyline favorite a season ago.

Projected starter: Adam Oller

  • Oller has a record of 2-0-0 ATS in two starts with a spread this season.
  • His team is 0-2 this season when he starts and they’re underdogs on the moneyline.
  • Oller’s team is 0-2 when he starts this season.
  • In the two games with a total started by Oller this season, the teams hit the over once.

Rangers Batting Leaders

  • Nate Lowe has racked up a team-high batting average of .395.
  • Lowe’s home runs rank 196th in MLB and he ranks 58th in RBI in MLB.
  • Lowe has hit safely in five games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .500 with a double, a walk and an RBI.
  • Adolis Garcia has shown his power as he leads his team with two home runs and seven runs batted in.
  • Among all MLB batters, Garcia ranks 35th in home runs and 41st in RBI.
  • Garcia brings a three-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .211 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
  • Brad Miller has hit a team-best two home runs.
  • Nick Solak’s two home runs lead his team.

Rangers Batting Leaders

  • Sean Murphy leads Oakland in home runs with three and runs batted in with 10.
  • Among all hitters in MLB, Murphy is 13th in homers and 11th in RBI.
  • Tony Kemp’s batting average of .300 leads all Oakland hitters this season.
  • Kemp ranks 196th in homers and 218th in RBI among all hitters in the major leagues.
  • Cristian Pache has collected nine base hits, an OBP of .209 and a slugging percentage of .372 this season.
  • Elvis Andrus has eight hits and an OBP of .306 to go with a slugging percentage of .262 this season.

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