A's vs. Rangers Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the A's are -203 money line favorites over the Rangers, who are +186 money line home underdogs. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 9 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The A's opened as -185 money line favorites but their odds have jumped to -203, while the Rangers' odds have gone from +170 up to +186. As for the total, it opened at 9 and that's where it currently sits at most online and Vegas sports books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 89% of the betting public currently favors Oakland. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
PITCHING MATCHUP: The A's will start Scott Kazmir on the hill tonight, while the Rangers will counter with Miles Mikolas. Kazmir is 11-3 on the year with a 2.32 ERA, while Mikolas is 1-2 with a 7.48 ERA.
MLB FREE PICK: Take Oakland. According to latest MLB trends, the A's are 7-1 in their last eight games in Texas and 6-2 in their last eight games overall versus the Rangers. The road team is also 6-1 in Jim Wolf's last seven games behind home plate in Texans, while the A's are 5-2 in their last seven games on Sunday with Wolf behind the plate. The A's are also 5-0 in Kazmir's last five starts during Game 3 of a series, 8-1 in his last nine starts with four days of rest and 8-2 in his last 10 starts as a road favorite. On the other side, the Rangers are 0-7 in their last seven games on Sudnay, 0-12 in their lat 12 games during Game 3 of a series and 4-22 in their last 26 games with the total set between 9 and 10.5 runs.
MLB FREE PICK: OAKLAND A'S -203