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Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics 08/05/2020 MLB Tips, Previews and Baseball Odds
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Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics 08/05/2020 – On Wednesday, Texas Rangers and Oakland Athletics will get into the second game of their three-game series at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Rangers declined further with a 3-6 record on the season and they are still stuck at the second last spot of the AL West division. Texas struggled to make it past Oakland in their opening game, which pushed the Athletics one step ahead. Oakland is now holding a 7-4 record in the AL West and they have taken the top spot ahead of Houston Astros. The mlb betting lines over under and every detail of this game is available online for bettors to understand their betting needs.
Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics 08/05/2020
Unfortunately, the Texas Rangers are one of those declining teams this season with their poor performance. Texas lost their last three-game series against the San Francisco Giants and they struggled to get past the Athletics in their opening game when they surrendered five and scored just one. The leading batsman for the Rangers is Joey Gallo holding a batting clip of .310 with three homers and eight RBIs. Texas will turn in Kyle Gibson as their starting pitcher in this game. Gibson is holding a 0-1 record on the season with an ERA of 0.00.
Players to watch: J. Gallo CF (GP9, AB32, R3, H5, 2B1, 3B0, HR0, RBI2, TB6, BB6, SO4, SB1, AVG0.156, OBP0.289, SLG0.188, OPS0.477, WAR0), E. Andrus SS (GP8, AB28, R3, H5, 2B1, 3B0, HR0, RBI2, TB6, BB6, SO3, SB1, AVG0.179, OBP0.324, SLG0.214, OPS0.538, WAR0).
Oakland Athletics are strong with their overall performance as they enter this game with a four-game winning streak. The Athletics seem to be taking advantage of the Rangers in this series to make the best of their opportunity. Oakland’s biggest hitter is Ramon Laureano holding a batting clip of .324 with two homers and nine RBIs. Oakland is all set to deliver Sean Manaea to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. The southpaw is holding a 0-2 record this season with an ERA of 7.00.
Players to watch: M. Semien SS (GP11, AB48, R6, H9, 2B1, 3B1, HR0, RBI2, TB12, BB2, SO14, SB0, AVG0.188, OBP0.22, SLG0.25, OPS0.47, WAR0), M. Chapman 3B (GP11, AB45, R5, H10, 2B1, 3B1, HR2, RBI4, TB19, BB2, SO15, SB0, AVG0.222, OBP0.255, SLG0.422, OPS0.678, WAR0).
Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas’ last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland’s last 6 games.
Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Betting Picks
Oakland has a control from the batting side with a neat balance from their pitching unit. Most of the mlb betting sites are favoring the Athletics to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Oakland Athletics 8, Texas Rangers 5.