Texas Rangers

Texas Rangers

May 8, 2024

Oakland Athletics

Oakland Athletics
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Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Betting Pick, Prediction & Preview

  • Date: May 8, 2024
  • Venue: Oakland Coliseum
  • Starting Pitchers:
    • Michael Lorenzen - Rangers
    • JP Sears - Athletics

Betting Odds

Moneyline: Rangers -130, Athletics 110
Runline: Rangers -1.5 130, Athletics 1.5 -155
Over/Under Total: 7.5 -110

Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Win Probabilities

Implied Win %: Projected Win %:
Texas Rangers - 52% Texas Rangers - 59.86%
Oakland Athletics - 48% Oakland Athletics - 40.14%

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Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Game 1 Betting Preview

The Oakland Athletics will face the Texas Rangers in an American League West matchup on May 8, 2024, at Oakland Coliseum. This game is the first of a double-header between these two teams, in what could be an unpredictable day of action on the diamond between the defending World Series champions and the team that finished at the bottom of the AL West a season ago.

The Athletics, who hold a record of 17-20 this season, are playing better than they did for most of last year. The Rangers, on the other hand, have a record of 21-16 and are having a good season despite a rash of injuries to their starting rotation.

The Athletics are projected to start JP Sears in the first game of today's doubleheader. Sears is off to a decent enough start in 2024, posting a record of 2-2 and an ERA of 3.89 as he looks to continue moving in the right direction in his pro career.

The Rangers will give the ball to Michael Lorenzen to start the day's twin bill in Oakland. Lorenzen has also been solid, though unspectacular, going 2-1 to begin his 2024 campaign with a respectable ERA of 3.52.

Of course, the key to this game will be how the starting pitchers on both sides set their teams up not just for the rest of this game but for the second game of this doubleheader as well. Getting a quality start in Rangers vs Athletics Game 1 will mean less bullpen use in that opening game and a fresher bullpen for the second game of the doubleheader. As a result, we could see a longer leash for both pitchers as these teams try to navigate this tough spot.

Quick Takes Texas Rangers:

The Texas Rangers come into this game having won four games in a row, which has put them back at the top of the AL West standings. Texas is 11-7 on the road to start the 2024 season.

Quick Takes Oakland Athletics:

While Oakland has lost three games in a row of late, they still find themselves in third place in the AL West, which is a huge upgrade after their last-place season in 2023.

Game Trends

  • The Oakland Athletics have hit the Team Total Under in 70 of their last 122 games (+11.13 Units / 8% ROI)
  • The Texas Rangers have hit the Run Line in 21 of their last 25 away games (+17.10 Units / 43% ROI)

Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Prediction

Final Score: Texas Rangers 4.22 vs Oakland Athletics 3.1

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Consensus

Moneyline Pick Consensus

-153
79% TEX
+118
21% OAK

Total Pick Consensus

8.0/+100
14% UN
8.0/-130
86% OV

Spread Pick Consensus

-1.5/+124
98% TEX
+1.5/-160
2% OAK

Stats

  • Team Stats
  • Team Records
  • Pitchers
  • Recent Starts
TEX
Team Stats
OAK
3.98
ERA
5.80
.236
Batting Avg Against
.266
1.21
WHIP
1.55
.282
BABIP
.311
7.7%
BB%
10.9%
22.5%
K%
20.3%
72.9%
LOB%
66.8%
.273
Batting Avg
.222
.464
SLG
.362
.807
OPS
.662
.342
OBP
.300
TEX
Team Records
OAK
14-13
Home
13-16
13-16
Road
10-18
19-20
vRHP
17-24
8-9
vLHP
6-10
8-13
vs>.500
7-19
19-16
vs<.500
16-15
4-6
Last10
4-6
7-13
Last20
6-14
14-16
Last30
12-18
J. Leiter
O. Bido
N/A
Innings
N/A
N/A
GS
N/A
N/A
W-L
N/A
N/A
ERA
N/A
N/A
K/9
N/A
N/A
BB/9
N/A
N/A
HR/9
N/A
N/A
LOB%
N/A
N/A
HR/FB%
N/A
N/A
FIP
N/A
N/A
xFIP
N/A

J. Leiter

Date
Opp
W/L
IP
H
R
ER
SO
BB
ST-PC

O. Bido

Date
Opp
W/L
IP
H
R
ER
SO
BB
ST-PC

Odds

  • MoneyLine
  • RunLine
  • Over/Under
Open
Current
Book
TEX OAK
TEX OAK
-153
+118
-153
+118
-145
+114
-145
+114
-150
+118
-150
+118
-150
+118
-150
+118
-140
+115
-140
+115
-145
+120
-145
+120
Open
Current
Book
TEX OAK
TEX OAK
-1.5 (+113)
+1.5 (-146)
-1.5 (+113)
+1.5 (-146)
-1.5 (+120)
+1.5 (-150)
-1.5 (+120)
+1.5 (-150)
-1.5 (+114)
+1.5 (-148)
-1.5 (+114)
+1.5 (-148)
-1.5 (+115)
+1.5 (-150)
-1.5 (+115)
+1.5 (-150)
-1.5 (+115)
+1.5 (-135)
-1.5 (+115)
+1.5 (-135)
-1.5 (+125)
+1.5 (-150)
-1.5 (+125)
+1.5 (-150)
-1.5 (+115)
+1.5 (-140)
-1.5 (+115)
+1.5 (-140)
Open
Current
Book
Over Under
Over Under
8.0 (-107)
8.0 (-124)
8.0 (-107)
8.0 (-124)
7.5 (-120)
7.5 (-110)
7.5 (-120)
7.5 (-110)
7.5 (-118)
7.5 (-110)
7.5 (-118)
7.5 (-110)
8.0 (-109)
8.0 (-120)
8.0 (-109)
8.0 (-120)
8.5 (-115)
8.5 (-105)
8.5 (-115)
8.5 (-105)
8.5 (-105)
8.5 (-115)
8.5 (-105)
8.5 (-115)
8.5 (-110)
8.5 (-110)
8.5 (-110)
8.5 (-110)