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May 15, 3:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Odds

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The Rangers get a visit from the Los Angeles Angels in baseball action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Rangers will rely on C.J. Wilson to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Ervin Santana will be his counterpart for the Angels. C.J. Wilson is 4-2 this season, and Ervin Santana is 1-4.

View LA Angels vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Rangers in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -145 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rangers rated this week at No. 2 and the Angels sitting at No. 1.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has the American League's No. 4-rated offensive output, at 8.6 hits per game. The Angels average 9.6 hits per game, good for No. 1 on the American League list.

Defensively, Los Angeles features the American League's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.9 runs per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the American League at home, scoring 5.2 runs per game.

Los Angeles was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Rangers. They won as -116 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. Los Angeles got the job done in their last match in a 3-2 victory over Texas on Saturday at Rangers Ballpark behind starter Dan Haren.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Angels at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas
LA Angels are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 6 games at home

Next up:
LA Angels at Oakland, Monday, May 16
Texas at Chi White Sox, Monday, May 16

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