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Los Angeles Angels take on the Texas Rangers with Odds and Betting Pick

Los Angeles Angels

vs

Texas Rangers
Sunday, August 17, 2014 3:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Texas and the Los Angeles on Sunday, with the host Rangers trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

It's a pitching duel between Nick Tepesch for the Texas Rangers (4-7 on the year) and Hector Santiago for Los Angeles Angels (3-7 so far).

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Baseball betting odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Texas Rangers as 138 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 9.5 at shops such as BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.2-3.3 win for the Angels. A 5.2-3.3 result in favor of the Angels is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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

47-76 Texas battles the Angels, currently with a 72-49 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Los Angeles injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 19-rated Texas Rangers and the league No. 18-ranked Los Angeles Angels, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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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. 15-ranked scoring average of 3.99 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Angels offense rated No. 2 and scoring 4.73 runs per game. The Rangers have averaged 8.65 hits per game to date this season, less than the Angels hitters have managed (9.13 per nine innings).

Los Angeles brings the No. 15-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers's No. 29-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles was a 5-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Rangers. They won as -152 favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of UNDER bettors. Los Angeles overcame a dynamite 10-strikeout performance against Colby Lewis last time out, emerging with a 5-4 win against Texas on Saturday at Globe Life Park.

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends

LA Angels is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games
LA Angels is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
LA Angels is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
Texas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games
Texas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Boston, Monday, August 18th
Texas at Miami, Tuesday, August 19th

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