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Texas Rangers vs. Los Angeles Angels

The Texas Rangers will be trying to extend a winning streak on Wednesday when they take on the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium.

The Rangers will trot Alexi Ogando out to the mound in this one. Righthander Ogando has a 4-3 record and a 3.26 ERA this season.

The Angels will counter Ogando with Tommy Hanson. Righthander Hanson has a 5.29 ERA to go along with a 4-2 record this season.

Last time out for Texas, they were an 8-3 winner as they battled the Angels on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -165 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

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

Team records:
Texas: 64-50 SU
Los Angeles: 51-61 SU

Texas most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 8-2
After playing LA Angels are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing Texas are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

A few trends to consider:
Texas is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Angels
Texas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Texas is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games when playing at home against Texas
The total has gone OVER in 10 of LA Angels's last 14 games when playing Texas

Next up:
Texas at Houston, Friday, August 9
LA Angels at Cleveland, Friday, August 9