Rangers vs Athletics Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Jul 22

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  • The Rangers (42-49) are -115 favorites vs the Athletics (33-62)
  • Rangers starting pitcher: Spencer Howard (1-1), 6.96 ERA
  • Athletics starting pitcher: Cole Irvin (4-7), 3.21 ERA
  • Watch the game on NBCS-CA

The Texas Rangers (-115) visit Oakland Coliseum to take on the Oakland Athletics (-105) on Friday, July 22, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 9:40pm EDT in Oakland.

The Rangers are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (+150).

The Rangers vs Athletics Over/Under is 7.5 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Rangers are 42-49 against the spread (ATS), while the Athletics are 46-49 ATS.

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

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Rangers-1.5 +150O 7.5 -120-115
Athletics +1.5 -185U 7.5 +100-105

Rangers vs Athletics Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Rangers will win Friday‘s matchup with 72.9% confidence.

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


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Best Rangers Player Prop Bets Today

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

  • Nate Lowe has hit the Hits Over in 24 of his last 28 away games (+15.40 Units / 27% ROI)
  • Martin Perez has hit the Strikeouts Over in 15 of his last 17 games (+13.70 Units / 67% ROI)
  • Nate Lowe has hit the Runs Over in 20 of his last 35 games (+13.45 Units / 38% ROI)
  • Corey Seager has hit the RBIs Over in 20 of his last 34 games (+12.45 Units / 37% ROI)
  • Nate Lowe has hit the Total Bases Over in 20 of his last 28 away games (+12.30 Units / 29% ROI)

Best Athletics Player Prop Best Bets Today

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

  • Ramon Laureano has hit the Total Bases Over in 32 of his last 47 games (+15.20 Units / 22% ROI)
  • Elvis Andrus has hit the Singles Under in 18 of his last 23 games at home (+11.60 Units / 34% ROI)
  • Tony Kemp has hit the Hits Under in 14 of his last 21 games (+10.70 Units / 46% ROI)
  • Elvis Andrus has hit the Hits Over in 15 of his last 18 games (+10.10 Units / 33% ROI)
  • Tony Kemp has hit the Singles Under in 16 of his last 21 games (+8.95 Units / 31% ROI)

Athletics vs Rangers Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Elvis Andrus 0.5 +725 0.5 -2500
Nick Allen 0.5 +1250 0.5
Ramon Laureano 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100
Sean Murphy 0.5 +475 0.5 -1000
Seth Brown 0.5 +400 0.5 -750

Athletics vs Rangers Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Elvis Andrus 0.5 -200 0.5 +145
Nick Allen 0.5 -145 0.5 +100
Ramon Laureano 0.5 -200 0.5 +140
Sean Murphy 0.5 -250 0.5 +175
Seth Brown 0.5 -225 0.5 +155

Athletics vs Rangers RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Elvis Andrus 0.5 +210 0.5 -350
Nick Allen 0.5 +260 0.5 -450
Ramon Laureano 0.5 +210 0.5 -350
Sean Murphy 0.5 +160 0.5 -250
Seth Brown 0.5 +155 0.5 -225

Athletics vs Rangers Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Cole Irvin 4.5 -120 4.5 -115
Spencer Howard 3.5 -165 3.5 +120
  • The Texas Rangers have covered the Run Line in 50 of their last 80 games (+19.20 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Texas Rangers have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 31 of their last 52 games (+13.50 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Texas Rangers have hit the Game Total Over in 14 of their last 21 games (+6.65 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Texas Rangers have hit the Moneyline in 20 of their last 39 away games (+3.55 Units / 8% ROI)
  • The Texas Rangers have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 24 of their last 44 away games (+3.15 Units / 6% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have hit the Game Total Under in 48 of their last 86 games (+11.60 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have covered the Run Line in 11 of their last 17 games (+5.50 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 39 of their last 71 games (+5.30 Units / 7% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have hit the Moneyline in 7 of their last 14 games (+5.10 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 5 of their last 9 games at home (+1.90 Units / 19% ROI)

Rangers Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Rangers have gone 53-38 against the Run Line (+11.25 Units / 9.44% ROI).

  • 42-49 when betting on the Moneyline for -5.8 Units / -5.6% ROI
  • 42-41 when betting on the total runs Over for -2.65 Units / -2.64% ROI
  • 41-42 when betting on the total runs Under for -5 Units / -4.98% ROI

Athletics Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Rangers have gone 46-49 against the Run Line (-13.5 Units / -10.9% ROI).

  • 33-62 when betting on the Moneyline for -16.7 Units / -16.63% ROI
  • 38-52 when betting on the total runs Over for -19.65 Units / -18.67% ROI
  • 52-38 when betting on the total runs Under for +10.15 Units / 9.72% ROI

Spencer Howard has a strikeout rate of just 18% (4 SO in 22 PAs) with two-strikes — tied for 3rd lowest in MLB over the last two weeks; League Avg: 42% — fourth Percentile.

Spencer Howard has allowed an OBP of .409 (22 PA’s) with two-strikes — highest in MLB over the last two weeks; League Avg: .225 — first Percentile.

Spencer Howard has struck out just 9% (2/23) of left-handed batters he faced — 5th lowest in MLB over the last two weeks; League Avg: 23% — seventh Percentile.

Opponents have a chase percentage of just 16% (12/76) against Spencer Howard — lowest in MLB over the last two weeks; League Avg: 30% — first Percentile.

Cole Irvin: Athletics Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Opponents are hitting just .143 (8-for-56) against Cole Irvin on inside fastballs this season — best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .263 — 100th Percentile.

Cole Irvin has a strikeout rate of just 33% (62 SO in 187 PAs) with two-strikes this season — 4th lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 43% — sixth Percentile.

Cole Irvin has located his pitches away 59% of the time (164/279) when behind in the count this season — 2nd highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 45% — 98th Percentile.

Cole Irvin has a strike rate of 72% (535/741) with runners in scoring position since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 126 total IP; League Avg: 64% — 100th Percentile.

Rangers Keys to the Game vs. the Athletics

The Rangers are just 32-7 (.821) when leading entering the 8th inning this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .914.

The Rangers are just 12-39 (.235) when scoring 4 or fewer runs this season — 6th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .297.

The Rangers are just 21-26 (.447) at home this season — 7th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .522.

The Rangers are just 11-23 (.324) when tied entering the 7th inning since the 2020 season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

Athletics Keys to the Game vs. the Rangers

The Athletics are just 23-9 (.719) when leading entering the 7th inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .884.

The Athletics are just 12-33 (.267) at home this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .522.

The Athletics are just 28-6 (.824) when leading entering the 8th inning this season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .914.

The Athletics are just 32-53 (.376) when allowing 5 or more extra base hits this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .535.

Rangers hitters have an OBP of just .294 (7,918 PA’s) against RHP since the start of 2020 — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .315.

Rangers hitters have an OBP of just .295 (6,456 PA’s) against RHP since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .313.

Rangers hitters have an OBP of just .301 (1,119 PA’s) when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .325.

Rangers hitters have an OBP of just .292 (2,425 PA’s) against RHP this season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .310.

Athletics hitters have an OPS of just .555 (1,486 PA’s) at home this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .716.

Athletics hitters have an OPS of just .603 (3,331 PA’s) this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .707.

Athletics hitters have an OBP of just .263 (2,389 PA’s) against RHP this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .310.

Athletics hitters have an OBP of just .272 (3,331 PA’s) this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .312.

Opponents have a groundball rate of 46% against Rangers pitchers this season — 3rd highest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

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%.

The Rangers have won just 26% of games in which their opponents scored first since the start of last season — 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: 32%.

Rangers pitchers have allowed an exit velocity over 105 MPH 231 times this season — 5th most in MLB.

Athletics pitchers have allowed a run 39% of the time after an opposing score this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 29%.

Opponents have a groundball rate of just 42% against Athletics pitchers since the start of last season — 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

The Athletics pitchers have allowed division opponents to score first in 72% of their games this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 50%.

Athletics pitchers have won only 11% of games in which they have allowed their opponent to score in three different innings this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 26%.

Athletics vs. Rangers Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Dany Jiménez (Athletics): Shoulder, D15
  • Jed Lowrie (Athletics): Shoulder, D10
  • Brent Honeywell Jr. (Athletics): Elbow, D60
  • Daulton Jefferies (Athletics): Arm, D60
  • Jonah Bride (Athletics): Shoulder, D10
  • Deolis Guerra (Athletics): Elbow, D60
  • Elijah White (Rangers): Wrist, D60
  • Mitchell Garver (Rangers): Forearm, D60
  • Dane Dunning (Rangers): Ankle, D15
  • Bradley Miller (Rangers): Neck, D10
  • Joseph Barlow (Rangers): Blister, D15

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