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Texas Rangers Starter Cole Hamels Out to Silence Los Angeles Angels Bats in MLB Contest

The Texas Rangers get a visit from the Los Angeles Angels in MLB baseball betting action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The match puts starter Garrett Richards for the Los Angeles Angels on the hill facing Cole Hamels for the Texas Rangers. Richards brings a 15-11 mark to the game, while Hamels is 12-8 to date on the season.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.7-5.1 win 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

Texas (87-74) will face the 85-76 Angels in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Los Angeles injuries news.

This game puts the Texas Rangers, most recently No. 1 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Los Angeles Angels, who rate a No. 17 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Los Angeles Angels rank No. 29 at 8.25 hits per game. That compares with the Texas Rangers No. 10 ranking in that category.

Texas owns the No. 23 defense, allowing 4.61 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles's No. 13-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rangers, a 11-10 final on Saturday in support of H Santiago at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • LA Angels is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 6 games
  • LA Angels is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • LA Angels is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Texas
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Texas's last 18 games
  • Texas is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Texas's last 12 games at home
  • Texas is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing LA Angels

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