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Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Saturday when the Oakland Athletics and the Texas Rangers meet at Globe Life Field.

The Athletics will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Chris Bassitt in this game. Bassitt has a 3-2 record and a 3.12 ERA this season.

The Rangers will counter Bassitt with Kolby Allard. Left hander Allard has a 7.22 ERA to go along with a 0-5 record this season.

Last time out for Texas, they were a 10-6 loser as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -180 were rewarded, while the 16 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Oakland was a 10-6 winner in its last match on the road against the Rangers. They won as -180 favorites, while the total score of 16 made winners of OVER bettors.

Oakland:
Team record: 28-15 SU
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Oakland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Oakland is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Texas

Texas:
Team record: 15-29 SU
Texas is 8-17 ATS in its last 25 games
Texas is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
Texas is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Oakland at Texas Sunday, September 13