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2018 MLB Season
(1-2) Texas Rangers vs. Oakland Athletics (1-2)
Date: Monday, April 2, 2018
Time: 10:05 PM ET
Venue: Oakland Coliseum
Projected Starters: Triggs vs. Colon
MLB Moneyline Odds: OFF
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Texas lost the second game in three to start the season on Saturday afternoon against the Astros. Those two have one more game on Sunday before the Rangers move on to Oakland to open their first road trip of the season.
Delino DeShields broke his hand on Saturday and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks.
The lineup has some new faces at the bottom but it’s mostly the same crew at the top and through the middle. Nomar Mazara has started the season as the cleanup hitter, protecting Adrian Beltre. He had his first home run on Friday. He certainly has some high expectations and many are looking for him to take the step from 20-home run guy to 30.
Former Oakland A, Andrew Triggs makes his first career start for Texas on Monday night at his former stomping grounds.
The A’s, meanwhile, trot out soon-to-be-45-year-old Bartolo Colon for a start in his 21st season. The ageless wonder if back to where he made 54 starts in two seasons back in 2012 and 2013.
We were shocked Colon was doing what he did back then. He was off of a lackluster season with the Yankees and it looked like his career was about to be over.
Then he had a decent 2012 and a fantastic 2013 in his age-40 season, making 30 starts and posting a 2.65 ERA. He went on for a successful three seasons with the Mets before making 28 starts last season between the Twins and Braves.
After losing two of the first three against the Angels, the A’s look for a split on Sunday before hosting another series against a division foe in the early going.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- TEX are 3-10 in their last 13 overall.
- TEX are 3-10 in their last 13 games on grass.
- Under is 6-2 in TEX last 8 Mon. games.
- Under is 18-7-1 in OAK last 26 Mon. games.
- OAK are 10-4 in their last 14 home games.
- Under is 14-6-1 in OAK last 21 overall.
- Head to Head: TEX are 0-8 in the last 8 meetings in Oakland.
- Head to Head: TEX are 2-8 in the last 10 meetings.
Free LA Angels vs. Oakland A’s MLB Prediction: lots of runs.
I like both offenses and I’m just not buying either pitcher limits hits exceptionally well in this one.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: No odds available but a final score prediction is below.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Texas 5 – Oakland 7
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