Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers 06/21/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews
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Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers 06/21/2021 – Oakland Athletics are coming off an unsuccessful series against the New York Yankees and they look forward to making up for that loss. The Athletics dropped two of their three games against the Yankees. Texas Rangers were swept in their last series against the Twins and they enter this game riding a six-game losing streak. The Rangers are sitting at the bottom of the AL West Division play while Oakland declined to the second spot behind the Astros. Betting on MLB has never been easier with all the odds and lines in place. The Athletics will face off the Rangers on the road as they open their four-game series.
Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers 06/21/2021
The Oakland Athletics are now trailing the Astros after dropping two games against the Yankees. Oakland is holding a 44-29 record and they remain ahead of the Mariners. Last night, Oakland gave up two runs to the Yankees and scored one in return. Matt Olson continues to lead with 52 RBIs and 72 hits. Jed Lowrie and Mark Canha contributed 61 RBIs and 121 hits this season. Frankie Montas will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Montas is holding a 7-6 record on the season with an ERA of 4.21.
Players to watch: I. Kiner-Falefa 3B (GP 71, AB 286, R 41, H 83, 2B 14, 3B 2, HR 6, RBI 28, TB 119, BB 11, SO 48, SB 15, AVG 0.29, OBP 0.326, SLG 0.416, OPS 0.742, WAR 3.3), N. Solak 2B (GP 71, AB 266, R 36, H 62, 2B 10, 3B 2, HR 8, RBI 29, TB 100, BB 16, SO 77, SB 3, AVG 0.233, OBP 0.302, SLG 0.376, OPS 0.678, WAR 0.6)
The Rangers will enter this game holding a 25-46 record on the season. Texas has been a struggling team with a weak offensive and defensive unit. The Rangers gave up four runs to Minnesota and scored just two in return in their last outing. Isiah Kiner-Falefa has taken the lead in RBIs with 28 and hits with 82. Nate Lowe and Adolis Garcia contributed 83 RBIs and 125 hits this season. Kyle Gibson will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Gibson is 4-0 with an ERA of 2.09 and 61 strikeouts.
Players to watch: M. Canha LF (GP 70, AB 258, R 53, H 65, 2B 12, 3B 3, HR 11, RBI 31, TB 116, BB 39, SO 66, SB 7, AVG 0.252, OBP 0.376, SLG 0.45, OPS 0.826, WAR 2.5), M. Chapman 3B (GP 72, AB 244, R 32, H 55, 2B 10, 3B 3, HR 8, RBI 32, TB 95, BB 38, SO 91, SB 1, AVG 0.225, OBP 0.326, SLG 0.389, OPS 0.716, WAR 1.6)
Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland’s last 8 games.
Texas is 0-6 SU in their last 6 games.
Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Betting Picks
The Athletics are a better team and they have a neat opportunity to get past the Rangers. The top online sportsbook odds favor Oakland to win this game and cover the spread with ease.
Score Prediction: Athletics 5, Rangers 3.