Free MLB Pick: Rangers vs Athletics Odds
Looking for Texas Rangers vs. Oakland Athletics free picks? MLB betting sees the Rangers taking on the A’s on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at Oakland Coliseum Oakland, California. Cappers Picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all MLB baseball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE daily MLB predictions.
(22-17) Texas Rangers vs. Oakland Athletics (17-22)
Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Time: 10:05 PM ET
Venue: Oakland Coliseum Oakland, California
Projected Pitchers: Cole Hammels vs. Jesse Hahn
MLB Moneyline Odds: Rangers -150 / A’s +130
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: OFF
MLB Betting Total: 8
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The A’s won yesterday’s game against the Rangers and they have won 5 straight facing them. Texas is tied atop the AL West with the Seattle Mariners and they have a 5 game lead over the A’s.
The A’s have won 3 of their last 4 games including their last 2.
In yesterday’s game the A’s beat the Rangers 3-1.
The Rangers rank a legit 7th in the Majors in runs scored and only 17th in team ERA. They had combined to score 30 runs in their previous 5 games before only scoring 1 in yesterday’s loss.
Cole Hammels (4-0 2.95 ERA) goes for the Rangers tonight and in his last start he gave up 3 earned runs in 5 innings in a 6-5 win over the Chicago White Sox. The Rangers have won his last 2 starts.
Hamels is 11-0 with a 3.12 ERA in 17 starts since his last loss back in August.
Hamels is 1-1 with a 1.29 ERA in 2 career starts against the A’s.
The Rangers are 8-10 on the road this season.
The A’s rank 23rd in the Majors in runs scored and while they only rank 26th in team ERA they held the Rangers to only 1 run yesterday.
Jesse Hahn (1-1 3.00 ERA) gets the nod for the A’s tonight and in his last outing he was not sharp giving up 5 earned runs in 5 innings in a 5-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.
Hahn has only made 2 starts this season and in his first one he was great not giving up any earned runs in 6 innings of work.
The A’s are 4-1 in Hahn’s last 5 home starts and they have won 6 of their last 8 games overall with him on the hill.
This season the A’s are 6-11 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Rangers are 7-3 in their last 10 overall.
- Rangers are 6-2 in their last 8 games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Rangers are 5-2 in their last 7 games following a loss.
- A’s are 4-10 in their last 14 overall.
- A’s are 9-22 in their last 31 home games.
- A’s have an Over record of 9-3 in their last 12 games.
Free Texas Rangers vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Prediction:
Hamels will have another good outing and lead the Rangers to a W in this game.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
While yesterday’s game went Under the previous 4 games between these teams went Over, which will be the winning bat tonight.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Rangers 6 – A’s 3
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