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Cory Rasmus, Nick Martinez Take Mound in Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Tilt

Los Angeles Angels


Texas Rangers
Thursday, September 11, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

The Los Angeles Angels will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Rangers in Texas at Globe Life Park on Thursday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

The Texas Rangers will rely on Nick Martinez to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Cory Rasmus will be his counterpart for the Los Angeles Angels. Nick Martinez is 3-10 this season, and Cory Rasmus is 3-1.

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Los Angeles Angels were listed as -160 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 9.5 before betting started earlier on Thursday over at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Angels to win this game 5.4-3.3. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers bring a 54-91 record to the battle against the 90-55 Angels. 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. 25 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Los Angeles Angels, who rate a No. 2 in the latest survey.

How Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has baseball's No. 21-rated offensive output, at 8.59 hits per game. The Los Angeles Angels average 9.23 hits per game, good for No. 3 on the list.

Los Angeles brings the No. 13-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers's No. 29-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 8-1 winner as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Angels at -180 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Angels enjoyed a 8-1 victory at the expense of the Rangers on Wednesday, with Matt Shoemaker throwing 6 2/3 innings of 7-hit ball at Globe Life Park.

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends

LA Angels is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels's last 6 games
LA Angels is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels's last 6 games on the road
Texas is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas's last 11 games
Texas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
Texas is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games when playing LA Angels

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles home to Houston, Friday, September 12th
Texas home to Atlanta, Friday, September 12th