Free MLB Prediction: Rangers vs A’s
Major League Baseball betting sees the Texas Rangers taking on the Oakland A’s on Wednesday September 23rd at O.co Coliseum, Oakland, California. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all MLB season long so stay tuned for more FREE MLB baseball predictions.
Texas Rangers (78-58) at Oakland A’s (69-67)
Date: Monday September 23rd
Time: 10:10 PM
Venue: O.co Coliseum, Oakland, California
MLB Betting Lines: Texas Rangers -135, Oakland A’s +110
MLB Betting Total: 8
Probable Pitchers: Texas: Colby Lewis (16-8, 4.41 ERA) Oakland: Felix Doubront (3-2, 4.95 ERA)
The Rangers head into Oakland to take on their AF West nemesis and they have a slight 2 game lead over the Houston Astros in the AL West. The Rangers have won 7 of their last 9 games including beating A’s in Game 1 of this series 8-6 last night.
The A’s are out of the playoff picture and they have lost 3 straight games.
The Rangers have won 3 of their last 4 games facing the A’s.
The strength of the Rangers this season has been their offense, which ranks 7th in runs scored. The pitching has not been great ranking 24th in team ERA.
Colby Lewis gets the starting nod for the Rangers and after they had lost 3 straight with him getting the call they have now won 2 in a row with him on the hill.
He was solid in his last outing giving up 2 eared runs in 6 innings of work in a 8-2 win over the Houston Astros.
Lewis has given up a total of 2 earned runs in his last 2 starts.
This season the A’s rank a respectable 16th in runs scored and 14th in team ERA, but their pitching has been struggling as of late. In their 3-game losing streak
Oakland has given up a combined 23 runs.
Felix Doubront gets the start tonight for the A’s, who have won 5 of their last 6 games with him on the hill.
However, while he was decent in his last outing he was roughed up in his previous start only going 4 innings and giving up 7 earned runs in a 12-4 loss to the Rangers at Texas.
The Oakland offense has bailed Doubront out as of late, as he has not been sharp giving up a total of 18 earned runs in his last 4 starts.
Where the Dodgers have been stellar as of late is on the mound where they rank 5th in the Majors in team ERA. They have only given up 1 run in their last 2 games.
MLB Betting Trends:
* Rangers are 8-2 in their last 10 overall.
* Rangers are 5-1 in their last 6 games vs. a left-handed starter.
* Rangers have an Over record of 8-1-1 in their last 10 overall.
* A’s are 6-14 in their last 20 overall.
* A’s are 2-8 in their last 10 home games.
4* Free MLB Betting Prediction: Texas
The A’s offense has been kind to Doubront in the last few games, but they will not be tonight facing Lewis.
MLB Baseball Free Score Prediction: Rangers 7- A’s 3
The Rangers will win again tonight solidifying the playoff push and sending the A’s to their 4th straight loss.
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