Oakland Athletics at Texas Rangers odds, picks and prediction
The Oakland Athletics (45-30) face the Texas Rangers (26-47) for the third game of their four-game series at Arlington. First pitch is scheduled for 8:05 p.m. ET at Globe Life Field. Let's analyze BetMGM Sportsbook's lines around the Athletics vs. Rangers odds with MLB picks and predictions.
RHP James Kaprielian is the projected starting pitcher for the Athletics. He is 4-1 with a 2.84 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 9.9 K/9 and 4.0 BB/9 in 38 IP over 7 starts.
He is 2-1 with a 4.32 ERA in five road starts this season.
RHP Mike Foltynewicz is the projected starting pitcher for the Rangers. He is 1-7 with a 5.59 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, 6.2 K/9 and 2.3 BB/9 in 74 IP over 14 starts.
The Rangers have lost his last four starts and has allowed 4 ER or more in his last three outings.
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Athletics at Rangers odds, lines, picks and prediction
- Money line : Athletics -130 (bet $130 to win $100) | Rangers +110 (bet $100 to win $110)
- Against the spread/ATS : Athletics -1.5 (+110) | Rangers +1.5 (-130)
- Over/Under : 9.5 (O: -110 | U: -110)
Athletics 7, Rangers 5
Money line (ML)
The Athletics snapped a three-game losing streak Tuesday night with a 13-6 win over Texas. Oakland is 14-6 in their last 20 games and 20-12 on the road despite the recent losing streak.
The Rangers are only 16-20 at home and have won only two of their last 10 games. They have only four wins in their last 24 games.
With the Rangers already having picked up a win this series, the best bet is to take the ATHLETICS (-130).
The A's are 42-33 ATS this season and 22-10 ATS on the road. They have covered the spread in eight of their last 10 games, and 14 of their last 19 games. They have five wins of at least two runs in Kaprielian's seven starts.
The Rangers are 34-39 ATS and only 15-21 ATS at home. They have covered just two of their last 14 games, and of their 10 losses when Foltynewicz starts seven are by at least two runs.
Take the ATHLETICS -1.5 (+110).
There has been no shortage of runs in this series so far, as the teams have combined for 11 runs in the opener and 19 Tuesday night. Oakland is averaging 6.6 runs per game in their last 10 games, while eight of them have gone over the number.
Seven of the last 10 games for the Rangers have also gone over the projected total.
Take OVER 9.5 (-110).
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