Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics 5-13-23 MLB Odds, Prediction and Bets

Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics 5/13/23 – On Saturday afternoon at Oakland Coliseum, Texas Rangers and Oakland Athletics will tangle in Game 3 of a four-game series. The Rangers will begin with righty Jon Gray while the Athletics counter with JP Sears. The Texas Rangers will be winning this matchup as predicted by the latest MLB betting predictions.

Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics

Date & Time: Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 4:07 PM ET

Location: Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, CA


Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds


Moneyline: -151

Spread: -1.5 (+100)

Total: 8.5 over (-115)


Moneyline: +139

Spread: +1.5 (-120)

Total: 8.5 under (-105)

Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Analysis

The Texas Rangers have combined to hit 73 two-baggers as a team and hit 48 baseballs out of the park this year. Texas is hitting 0.440 and have been called out on strikes 340 times, drawing walks on 126 occasions. Texas Rangers have earned an average of 6.2 runs per game this season and currently lead their league. They have amassed 222 runs batted in and 337 hits throughout the campaign, while their batting average stands at 0.264. They have scored 231 runs while maintaining an OBP of 0.336.

The Rangers have converted 70.9% of all balls played into outs in 2,946 innings played so far, placing them eighth among MLB clubs. The Texas Rangers have amassed 982 putouts thus far, in addition to 319 assists and 19 errors. Their fielding percentage currently sits at 0.986 and they have accomplished 31 double plays in pro baseball.

Jon Gray will take charge for the third game against the depleted Athletics. Gray has taken to the mound for 994 frames in MLB, striking out 1,010 batters while facing 4,233 opposing batters with an FIP of 3.96. His ERA stands at 4.48 and his WHIP stands at 1.308. He has given up 968 hits while issuing 333 walks.

The Oakland Athletics boast an OBP of 0.310 and have amassed an batting average of 0.230 throughout the year. They have struck out on 365 occasions and scored 300 hits. Oakland currently owns 43 home runs and have totaled 141 runs batted in. Their slugging percentage stands at 0.379 while they average 3.77 runs per game. They have amassed 56 two-baggers while taking 129 walks and scoring 147 runs.

The Oakland Athletics have completed 26 double plays and currently boast a fielding percentage of 0.981. The Athletics have amassed 289 assists and 25 errors so far this season and recorded 1,023 putouts overall. At 3,069 innings played, the Athletics are holding onto an overall defensive efficiency rate of 67.4%.

In Game 3 of this series, it is likely that JP Sears will start for the Athletics. Sears has amassed 103 base hits during his 107 innings pitched and has amassed 89 K’s, giving up 8.6 hits per 9 innings with an earned run average of 4.44. He has conceded 53 earned runs while maintaining a WHIP of 1.248 and FIP of 4.7, boasting a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.87 across 442 batters encountered thus far in his career.

Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Against the Spread

Under is 4-0 in Rangers last 4 overall. Under is 4-0 in Rangers last 4 on grass. Under is 4-0 in Rangers last 4 vs. American League West. Under is 4-0 in Rangers last 4 road games. Under is 4-0 in Rangers last 4 games with the total set at 7.0-8.5.

Over is 4-0 in Sears’ last 4 starts on grass. Over is 4-0 in Sears’ last 4 starts overall. Over is 4-0 in Sears’ last 4 starts following a team loss in their previous game. Over is 4-0 in Sears’ last 4 starts with the total set at 7.0-8.5. Athletics are 0-7 in their last 7 vs. American League West.

Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Free Pick

The Athletics are widely considered one of the worst teams in baseball. Their pitching has been disgraceful, they lack hitting ability, their fielding is subpar and their fans simply refuse to come. On the other side Texas leads all Major League teams in run scoring and features one of its finest pitchers in Jon Gray on its staff. MLB betting lines expect the away team to claim the victory.

Free Pick: Texas Rangers -1.5 (+100)