Athletics vs Rangers Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 15

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  • The Rangers (51-63) are -160 favorites vs the Athletics (41-74)
  • Athletics starting pitcher: James Kaprielian (3-6), 4.38 ERA
  • Rangers starting pitcher: Glenn Otto (4-8), 5.20 ERA
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The Oakland Athletics (+135) visit Globe Life Field to take on the Texas Rangers (-160) on Monday, August 15, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 8:05pm EDT in Arlington.

The Rangers are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (+125).

The Athletics vs Rangers Over/Under is 8 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Athletics are 41-74 against the spread (ATS), while the Rangers are 65-49 ATS.

Athletics vs. Rangers Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Athletics+1.5 -155O 8 -110+135
Rangers -1.5 +125U 8 -110-160

Athletics vs Rangers Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Rangers will win Monday‘s matchup with 71.6% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Athletics and Rangers and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Athletics Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Athletics players for Monday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Elvis Andrus has hit the Hits Over in 16 of his last 19 away games (+11.45 Units / 35% ROI)
  • Cole Irvin has hit the Pitching Outs Over in 13 of his last 15 games (+10.90 Units / 57% ROI)
  • Ramon Laureano has hit the Total Bases Over in 41 of his last 67 games (+10.15 Units / 11% ROI)
  • Elvis Andrus has hit the Total Bases Over in 15 of his last 19 away games (+9.95 Units / 32% ROI)
  • Tony Kemp has hit the Singles Under in 25 of his last 36 games (+9.50 Units / 19% ROI)

Best Rangers Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Rangers players for Monday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Nate Lowe has hit the Hits Over in 56 of his last 75 games (+17.15 Units / 11% ROI)
  • Martin Perez has hit the Strikeouts Over in 19 of his last 22 games (+16.50 Units / 61% ROI)
  • Adolis Garcia has hit the Hits Over in 21 of his last 25 games (+14.00 Units / 28% ROI)
  • Nate Lowe has hit the Runs Over in 29 of his last 57 games (+13.75 Units / 24% ROI)
  • Corey Seager has hit the RBIs Over in 28 of his last 53 games at home (+13.35 Units / 25% ROI)

Rangers vs Athletics Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Adolis Garcia 0.5 +280 0.5 -450
Bubba Thompson 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100
Corey Seager 0.5 +270 0.5 -450
Ezequiel Duran 0.5 +450 0.5 -900
Jonah Heim 0.5 +300 0.5 -550

Rangers vs Athletics Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Adolis Garcia 0.5 -250 0.5 +160
Bubba Thompson 0.5 -165 0.5 +115
Ezequiel Duran 0.5 -160 0.5 +115
Jonah Heim 0.5 -190 0.5 +130
Josh H. Smith 0.5 -135 0.5 -105

Rangers vs Athletics RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Adolis Garcia 0.5 +130 0.5 -190
Bubba Thompson 0.5 +200 0.5 -300
Corey Seager 0.5 +120 0.5 -175
Ezequiel Duran 0.5 +185 0.5 -275
Jonah Heim 0.5 +145 0.5 -200

Rangers vs Athletics Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Glenn Otto 4.5 -135 4.5 -105
James Kaprielian 4.5 +120 4.5 -175
  • The Oakland Athletics have covered the Run Line in 36 of their last 57 away games (+10.90 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have hit the Game Total Under in 57 of their last 106 games (+8.50 Units / 7% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 49 of their last 91 games (+5.80 Units / 6% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have hit the Moneyline in 15 of their last 34 games (+4.25 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Texas Rangers have covered the Run Line in 62 of their last 103 games (+19.40 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Texas Rangers have hit the Game Total Over in 28 of their last 44 games (+13.20 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The Texas Rangers have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 41 of their last 75 games (+11.65 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Texas Rangers have hit the Moneyline in 3 of their last 5 games (+2.60 Units / 50% ROI)
  • The Texas Rangers have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 3 of their last 5 games (+1.82 Units / 34% ROI)

Athletics Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Athletics have gone 55-60 against the Run Line (-17.1 Units / -11.51% ROI).

  • 41-74 when betting on the Moneyline for -17.55 Units / -14.47% ROI
  • 49-61 when betting on the total runs Over for -18.35 Units / -14.42% ROI
  • 61-49 when betting on the total runs Under for +7.05 Units / 5.57% ROI

Rangers Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Athletics have gone 65-49 against the Run Line (+11.45 Units / 7.69% ROI).

  • 51-63 when betting on the Moneyline for -10.3 Units / -7.94% ROI
  • 56-48 when betting on the total runs Over for +3.9 Units / 3.1% ROI
  • 48-56 when betting on the total runs Under for -13.15 Units / -10.47% ROI

Opposing hitters have a chase rate of just 16% (26/161) against James Kaprielian when he’s behind in the count this season — tied for 2nd lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 56 total IP; League Avg: 25% — second Percentile.

James Kaprielian has located his fastball away 55% of the time (1,089/1,995) since the start of last season — 6th highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 137 total IP; League Avg: 43% — 96th Percentile.

Opponents have a groundball rate of just 22% (24/110) against James Kaprielian on inside fastballs since the start of last season — tied for 5th lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 137 total IP; League Avg: 40% — fifth Percentile.

Opponents have a line drive rate of just 18% (25/137) against James Kaprielian on non-fastballs this season — 5th lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 56 total IP; League Avg: 23% — 95th Percentile.

Glenn Otto: Rangers Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Glenn Otto has walked 17 of 86 batters (20%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 56 total IP; League Avg: 7% — 0 Percentile.

Glenn Otto has allowed at least one HR in each of his last five games dating back to July 17th — Josiah Gray has the longest active streak at 8.

Opponents are hitting just .222 (8-for-36) against Glenn Otto on the first pitch of at-bats this season — 4th best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 56 total IP; League Avg: .335 — 97th Percentile.

Glenn Otto has located his fastball up for a strike just 48% (158/327) of the time this season — 3rd lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 56 total IP; League Avg: 60% — second Percentile.

Athletics Keys to the Game vs. the Rangers

The Athletics are just 31-10 (.756) when leading entering the 7th inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .886.

The Athletics are just 17-39 (.304) at home this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .530.

The Athletics are just 4-29 (.121) when allowing 10 or more hits this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .283.

The Athletics are just 4-10 (.286) when tied entering the 8th inning this season — tied for 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

Rangers Keys to the Game vs. the Athletics

The Rangers are just 39-8 (.830) when leading entering the 8th inning this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .912.

The Rangers are just 14-51 (.215) when scoring 4 or fewer runs this season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .294.

The Rangers are 9-8 (.529) when tied entering the 7th inning this season — tied for 9th best in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Rangers are just 38-171 (.182) when scoring 4 or fewer runs since the 2020 season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .279.

The Athletics are batting just .202 at home this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .246.

Athletics hitters have an OBP of just .273 (2,995 PA’s) against RHP this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .311.

Athletics hitters have an OBP of just .272 (1,962 PA’s) at home this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .317.

Athletics hitters have an OBP of just .277 (4,135 PA’s) this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .312.

Rangers hitters have an OBP of just .298 (3,075 PA’s) against LHP since the start of last season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .319.

Rangers hitters have an OPS of just .640 (3,395 PA’s) in the first 3 innings since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .726.

Rangers hitters have an OBP of just .294 (3,760 PA’s) against LHP since the start of 2020 — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .319.

Opponents have used a defensive shift against the Rangers on 66% of their plate appearances this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 49%.. *

Athletics pitchers have walked 14 of 98 batters (14%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning over the last 14 days (11 games) — highest in MLB; League Avg: 7%.

The Athletics have won just 23% of home games in which their opponents scored first since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 36%.

The Athletics have won just 13% of home games in which their opponents scored first this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 34%.

Athletics pitchers have walked 14 of 98 batters (14%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning this month (11 games) — highest in MLB; League Avg: 7%.

Rangers pitchers have walked 99 of 1,017 batters (10%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 7%.

Rangers pitchers have walked 404 of 4,340 batters (9%) this season — 3rd highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

In games when their opponents have scored three or more runs in an inning, the Rangers have won just just 16% of the time at home since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 28%.

Rangers pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 40% with two-strikes since the start of last season — 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

Rangers vs. Athletics Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Kole Calhoun (Rangers): Heel, D10
  • Elijah White (Rangers): Wrist, D60
  • Spencer Howard (Rangers): Shoulder, D15
  • Mitchell Garver (Rangers): Forearm, D60
  • Jonathan Gray (Rangers): Side, D15
  • Dennis Santana (Rangers): Ankle, D15
  • Joseph Barlow (Rangers): Blister, D15
  • Brent Honeywell Jr. (Athletics): Elbow, D60
  • Daulton Jefferies (Athletics): Arm, D60
  • Paul Blackburn (Athletics): Finger, D15
  • Ramón Laureano (Athletics): Side, Day-to-Day
  • Deolis Guerra (Athletics): Elbow, D60

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