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Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Odds
Texas will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Los Angeles Angels pay a visit to Rangers Ballpark.
Los Angeles puts its faith in starter Jered Weaver to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-0. Getting the ball for the Rangers is Yu Darvish, who owns a 1-0 record on the season with a 0.00 ERA.
Bettors looking to side with the Rangers in this one will find them as -140 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 8 at its open earlier today.
The Rangers - Angels odds would favor the Rangers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Texas is rated No. 4 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 5 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Angels rank No. 5 in the American League at 8.8 hits per game. That compares with Texas’s No. 4 ranking in that category.
Defensively, Los Angeles features the American League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.6 runs per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the American League at home, scoring 3.5 runs per game.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were an 8-4 winner as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Angels at +110 were rewarded, while the 12 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Angels enjoyed an 8-4 victory at the expense of the Rangers on Saturday, with Tommy Hanson throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at Rangers Ballpark.
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After playing LA Angels are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Angels at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels' last 7 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 9 of LA Angels' last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of LA Angels' last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas' last 7 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas' last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 6 games
LA Angels home to Oakland, Tuesday, April 9
Texas home to Tampa Bay, Monday, April 8