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Texas Rangers vs. Oakland Athletics

The fans at Ring Central Coliseum will be treated to a game between the Texas Rangers and the Oakland Athletics when they take their seats on Thursday.

Left hander Mike Minor will take the mound for the Rangers to start this game. Minor is 0-2 this season with a 5.91 ERA.

Minor's opponent in this one will be Mike Fiers. The Athletics right hander has a 5.40 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Athletics as -152-moneyline favorites versus the Rangers, while the game's total opened at 8.5.

The Athletics were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -165 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.

Texas was a 6-4 loser in its last match on the road against the Athletics. They lost as +155 underdogs, while the total score of 10 made winners of OVER bettors.

Texas:
Team record: 3-7 SU
Texas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games

Oakland:
Team record: 8-4 SU
Current Streak: won 5 straight games.
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Oakland's last 19 games
Oakland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Texas home to Los Angeles Friday, August 7
Oakland home to Houston Friday, August 7