Oakland Athletics at Texas Rangers Game Preview

The MLB Wednesday slate has a very exciting game for the evening at the Globe Life Filed in Austin Texas. Game starts at 8:05 PM ET, and here is our Oakland Athletics at Texas Rangers game preview. The Rangers are listed as -185 moneyline favorites, with the Athletics at +153. Texas is also a favorite on the run line at -1.5 with +111 odds. Meanwhile the over/under for this game is 9 runs, with -115 odds to hit the over, and -105 to go under.

Of course, the lines can still move up until game time. And when you open a baseball betting site, you will be doing this as a bookie. With the volume of MLB bets pouring in, line management will be very important in securing your sportsbook’s revenue. Make sure to check your bookie software for your players’ action, and keep track of the weather. Of course, you also need to see if there will be changes in the roster, and look out for injury updates.

Oakland Athletics at Texas Rangers Game Preview

Oakland Athletics at Texas Rangers Game PreviewInsights on the Rangers

The Texas Rangers have been favorites for six times in this season, and have won twice. As for the odds, they have played as favorites of -185 or more just once, and they lost that game. Experts are putting the win probabilities of the Rangers at 59%.

As for their players, Marcus Semien has two doubles, a home run, and eight walks while hitting .295. Semien currently ranks 56th in batting average in the league, 25th in on-base percentage, and 95th in slugging. Adolis Garcia is also another player to keep an eye out for. Garcia has hit four home runs with 11 RBI, with is a team-high record. He ranks 5th in homers, and 9th in RBI.

Athletics Insights

The Athletics have won in 4 out of 11 games that they are underdogs in this year, which gives us a 36.4% win rate for the team. They also have a win-loss record of 2-1 when favorites by +153 or worse in this year.

The Athletics have Shea Langeliers to lead the club. He has four home runs and driven in seven runs. He is currently 5th in home runs and 50th in RBI among all hitters in the MLB. You also have JJ Bleday, who now has the club record of .279 batting average. Bleday is 99th in homers, and 106th in RBIs.

What to Expect in Game Two of the Rangers and Athletics Series

Oakland Athletics at Texas Rangers Game PreviewThe Rangers are the defending World Series Champions, so if you want to increase your MLB betting profits, you should be promoting this game. The MLB has a lot of public bettors, and a game with a team like the Texas Rangers can pull in a lot of action. The Athletics will also be eager to bounce back from their horrendous record las season of losing over 100 games. They are now in the bottom of the AL West standings, with the Rangers comfortable near the top.

The Rangers have a pretty good and diverse roster, and if the club can draw out their performance, then it will be easy to win this game in the series. Game one was yesterday, where the A’s pulled off a win 4-3. After tonight’s game, game three of the series will be tomorrow, April 11.


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