Moneyline Favors Los Angeles Angels in MLB Battle with Texas Rangers

Los Angeles Angels

vs

Texas Rangers
Saturday, August 16, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

MLB wagering interest swings to the Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers battle on Saturday at Globe Life Park as the Rangers try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

The Texas Rangers will turn to Colby Lewis and his 8-9 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Los Angeles Angels send Matt Shoemaker (10-4) to the hill.

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Texas Rangers as 140 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.2-3.3 result in favor of the Angels. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

47-75 Texas battles the Angels, currently with a 71-49 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels odds would favor the Angels if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Texas is rated No. 19 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 18.

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How Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Texas Rangers No. 17-ranked scoring average of 3.99 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Angels offense rated No. 2 and scoring 4.72 runs per game. The Rangers have averaged 8.66 hits per game to date this season, less than the Angels hitters have managed (9.12 per nine innings).

Texas owns the No. 29 defense, allowing 3.99 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles's No. 15-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 5-4 winner as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Angels at -195 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Angels enjoyed a 5-4 victory at the expense of the Rangers on Friday, with Garrett Richards throwing 7 1/3 innings of 7-hit ball at Globe Life Park.

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends

LA Angels is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Angels's last 8 games
LA Angels is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 6 games on the road
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Texas, Sunday, August 17th

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