Angels overpower Rangers

Jeff Mathis smashed a three-run dinger, as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Texas Rangers 9-4 on Monday night.

Los Angeles cashed as -145 home favorites as the game played OVER the 8.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Juan Rivera was 3-for-4 with two runs batted in for the Angels, while winning pitcher Jared Weaver allowed three earned runs over seven innings for Los Angeles.

Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer for Texas, as Kevin Millwood was roughed up for nine runs over five innings to take the loss for the Rangers.