Athletics Vs Rangers: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – May 26, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 26, 2022

The Oakland Athletics (18-27) host the Texas Rangers (19-23) in AL West action, at 9:40 PM ET on Thursday. Oakland (-117 to win) has Frankie Montas on the hill, while Texas (-102) counters Martin Perez.

This article uses betting data updated as of May 26, 2022 at 9:12 PM ET. Browse all the up-to-date odds for this contest in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Athletics vs Rangers Betting Lines

Athletics Betting Insights

  • The Athletics have won four of the eight games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • Oakland has a record of 4-3 in games where sportsbooks favor them by at least -117 on the moneyline.
  • The Athletics have a 53.9% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Oakland’s games have gone over the total in 19 of their 46 chances.
  • The Athletics are 23-23-0 against the spread this season.

Athletics Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 3.6
HR 8
ERA 4.79
K/9 9.39

Rangers Betting Insights

  • The Rangers have been chosen as underdogs in 32 games this year and have walked away with the win 15 times (46.9%) in those games.
  • This year, Texas has won 15 of 29 games when listed as at least -102 or worse on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Rangers have a 50.5% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Texas’ games have gone over the total in 16 of their 42 opportunities.
  • The Rangers are 25-17-0 against the spread in their 42 games that had a posted line this season.

Rangers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 4.7
HR 16
ERA 3.41
K/9 8.48

Rangers Probable Pitcher – Martin Pérez

  • Perez (3-2) gets the starting nod for the Rangers in his ninth start of the season. He has a 1.64 ERA in 49 1/3 innings pitched, with 38 strikeouts.
  • The left-hander last appeared on Saturday against the Houston Astros, when he tossed nine scoreless innings while giving up seven hits.
  • Pérez will aim to go five or more innings for his seventh straight start. He’s averaging 6.1 innings per outing.
  • The Rangers have a 3-2 record in Pérez’s five starts this season when they were the moneyline underdog.
  • Pérez’s team has a 5-3 record in his starts this season.
  • Pérez has started eight games with a total set by bookmakers this season. The teams have combined to go over the run total in two of them.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 26, 2022 at 9:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Rangers Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Brett Martin 19 15.2 8.6 13.1 0.8 4.02
John King 18 18.0 7.5 9.6 0.6 2.50
Dennis Santana 15 13.0 4.8 4.1 0.0 0.69
Matt Bush 15 15.1 12.3 9.0 2.6 4.11
Joe Barlow 14 14.1 10.0 5.8 1.3 1.88

Athletics Probable Pitcher – Frankie Montas

  • Montás and his team are 2-7-0 ATS this season when he starts.
  • The right-hander did not allow a run in one inning pitched on Sunday in his last outing, a matchup with the Los Angeles Angels.
  • Montás has eight starts of five or more innings this season in nine chances. He averages 5.2 innings per outing.
  • Montas’ team has won 25% of his starts when they are favored on the moneyline (1-3).
  • Montás’ team has a 2-7 record in his starts this season.
  • In games Montás has started this season, the teams are 3-6-0 at hitting the over.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 26, 2022 at 9:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Athletics Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Domingo Acevedo 21 21.2 18 3.32 6 0
Zach Jackson 20 20.2 27 3.48 9 1
Dany Jimenez 19 19.1 20 0.47 1 11
Sam Moll 17 14.2 20 0.61 5 0
A.J. Puk 15 19.0 19 0.95 4 0

Athletics Hitting Trends

  • The Athletics are 5-1 this season in games when they crush at least two bombs.
  • The Athletics have won each of the four games this season when they have racked up five or more extra-base hits.
  • The club has totaled eight or more hits 16 times this season, and has a 10-6 record in those games.
  • The Athletics are 9-5 in the games this season that they scored five or more runs.
  • The Athletics are 4-1 in the five games this season when they have drawn five or more walks.

Rangers Hitting Trends

  • They have won eight of the 12 games this season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • They have won each of their three games this season in which they’ve connected for five or more extra-base hits.
  • They have won 10 of the 17 games in which they’ve collected eight or more hits this season.
  • They have a 11-2 record this season when scoring five or more runs in a game.
  • They have a 5-4 record this season when drawing five or more walks in a game.

Athletics vs. Rangers Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Rangers (-102)

Over/Under Pick: Over (7)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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