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Tyler Skaggs, Nick Martinez Take Mound in Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Tilt

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Los Angeles Angels dueling the Texas Rangers on Friday at Globe Life Park.

The match puts starter Tyler Skaggs for the Los Angeles Angels on the hill facing Nick Martinez for the Texas Rangers. Skaggs brings a 1-1 mark to the game, while Martinez is 0-0 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Los Angeles Angels were listed as -105 on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 9.5 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.0-3.7 victory for the Rangers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

10-12 Texas battles the Angels, currently with a 12-12 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Texas Rangers sit at No. 11 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Los Angeles Angels sit at No. 22 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Los Angeles Angels rank No. 18 at 8 hits per game. That compares with the Texas Rangers No. 27 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Texas has the No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Angels own the No. 7 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • LA Angels is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • LA Angels is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of LA Angels's last 14 games
  • LA Angels is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Texas is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games
  • Texas is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Texas, Saturday, April 29th