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Los Angeles Angels vs. Texas Rangers

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Saturday when the Los Angeles Angels and the Texas Rangers meet at Rangers Ballpark.

The Angels will trot Tommy Hanson out to the mound in this one. Righthander Hanson has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.

It'll be Matt Harrison toeing the rubber for the Rangers in this contest. Lefthander Harrison is 0-1 with a 7.94 ERA so far this season.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -117 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Los Angeles has lost 3 straight games.
Texas has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Los Angeles: 1-3 SU
Texas: 3-1 SU

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 6-4
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Texas most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing LA Angels are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels's last 6 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone OVER in 8 of LA Angels's last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Angels's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of LA Angels's last 13 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Texas's last 13 games when playing LA Angels

Next up:
Texas home to LA Angels, Sunday, April 7