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Texas Rangers at Oakland A's 8/4/20 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Odds & Info

Game Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers
Date & Time Tuesday August 4, 2020, 9:10 PM (EDT)
RingCentral Stadium Oakland, CA
Latest odds
OAK -150 ; O/U 7.5
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On Tuesday, the Texas Rangers open a three-game series on the road against the Oakland Athletics. Texas was off on Monday but improved to 3-5 following a 9-5 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. The win snapped a two-game losing streak for the Rangers. Willie Calhoun's sacrifice fly broke a tie in the seventh inning and Joey Gallo hit a three-run homer following Calhoun to blow open the game.

Joey Gallo is leading Texas in hitting with a batting average of .310, in home runs with three, RBIs with eight and hits with nine.  The slugging center fielder is also leading Texas in on-base percentage at .429. On Tuesday, the Rangers will send Lance Lynn to the mound. The right-hander is 1-0 with an ERA of 0.00, 17 Ks and 6 BBs.

Oakland improved to 5-4 following its 3-2 victory on Sunday over the Seattle Mariners. The Athletics are now tied for first in the American League West with the Houston Astros. Ramon Laureano belted a three-run homer in the victory for Oakland, while Chris Bassett became Oakland's first starting pitcher to win a game this season.

Mark Canha is leading Oakland in hitting with a batting average .292. Right fielder Ramon Laureano is leading in home runs with two, RBIs with seven and hits with nine. On Tuesday, the Athletics will send Jesus Luzardo to the mound. The left-hander is 0-0 with an ERA of 1.35, 7 Ks and 3 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Texas 2-5 in its last 7
  • The OVER has cashed in 11 of the Rangers last 16
  • Oakland is 4-2 in its last 6 versus an AL opponent
  • The UNDER has cashed in 12 of the A’s last 15

Free MLB Pick:

Texas Rangers +130

Although the Oakland A's have won two straight, Texas will have its ace Lance Lynn on the mound. Lynn has yet to have a decision in two starts but the right-hander has pitched 12 Innings of shutout baseball allowing just free hits. Texas also showed signs of fighting off a slump at the plate as Joey Gallo belted a three-run home run and the Rangers scored nine runs in their most recent outing. Final Score Prediction, Texas Rangers win 7-2.

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