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Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Matchup Report

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Aug 26, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Odds

71-59TEAM RECORD74-58

A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Los Angeles duelling Texas on Friday at Rangers Ballpark.

Texas sends Derek Holland out against Dan Haren for the Angels in this game. Holland is 11-5 with a 4.42 ERA on the season, while Haren is 12-6 on the year and has a 2.99 ERA.

View LA Angels vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Rangers as +100 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Rangers at No. 3 in the American League and the Angels at No. 7 in the American League heading into this contest.

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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. 3-rated offensive output, at 9.6 hits per game. The Angels average 8.5 hits per game, good for No. 9 on the American League list.

Texas owns the American League's No. 8 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' American League No. 1-rated defense.

Los Angeles won its last outing, an 8-0 result against the White Sox on August 24. Bettors who backed the Angels at -215 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Angels didn’t allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Chicago 8-0 on Wednesday at Angel Stadium.

Texas lost its last outing, a 6-0 result against the Red Sox on August 25. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at +140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Rangers were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Boston staff and losing 6-0 to the Red Sox on Thursday at Rangers Ballpark.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 2-8
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing LA Angels are 8-2
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Angels at Rangers trends to consider:
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 6 games when playing on the road against Texas
Texas is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 6 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Texas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
LA Angels at Texas, Saturday, August 27

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