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Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Matchup Report

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April 18, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Odds

10-5TEAM RECORD10-5

Texas will try to be nasty hosts on Monday when the Los Angeles Angels pay a visit to Rangers Ballpark.

C.J. Wilson gets the call for the Texas Rangers and he will try to build on a 1-0 mark. In the other dugout, Ervin Santana brings a 0-1 ledger to the game for the Angels as he tries to quiet the Rangers bats.

View LA Angels vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Angels listed as underdogs of +-140 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, depending on the book.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Texas' American League No. 5-ranked scoring average of 5.2 runs per game, against a Angels offense rated No. 9 and scoring 4 runs per game in the league. The Rangers have averaged 8.4 hits per game to date this season, less than the Angels hitters have managed (9.6 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Los Angeles owns the American League's No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 3.6 runs per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the White Sox on April 17. Bettors who backed the Angels at -104 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the White Sox, a 4-2 final on Sunday in support of Dan Haren at U.S. Cellular Field.

Last time out for Texas, they were a 6-5 loser as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at -164 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Texas suffered a 6-5 loss against New York on Sunday, as Alexi Ogando wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Yankee Stadium.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

A few Angels at Rangers trends to consider:
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Angels' last 7 games
LA Angels are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Texas
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 7 games
Texas is 7-3 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Texas is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games

Next up:
LA Angels at Texas, Tuesday, April 19