MLB Baseball - Preview
Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday when the Los Angeles Angels and the Texas Rangers meet at Rangers Ballpark.
The Angels will trot Jered Weaver out to the mound in this one. Righthander Weaver has a 0-0 record and a 1.50 ERA this season.
It'll be Yu Darvish toeing the rubber for the Rangers in this contest. Righthander Darvish is 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA so far this season.
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.
Los Angeles: 2-3 SU
Texas: 3-2 SU
Los Angeles most recently:
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 most recently:
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 trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels's last 7 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 9 of LA Angels's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of LA Angels's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games
LA Angels home to Oakland, Tuesday, April 9
Texas home to Tampa Bay, Monday, April 8