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Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Betting Matchup Report

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Sep 18, 10:05 PM | GrassAngel Stadium

Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels Odds

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The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Los Angeles and Texas on Tuesday, with the host Angels trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Los Angeles hands the ball to starter Jered Weaver in this one and he'll try to improve on his 17-4 mark on the year. Texas counters with Ryan Dempster, who will try to quiet the fans and the Angels bats at the same time.

View Texas vs LA Angels Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Los Angeles opened as -140 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 7.5.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 5-rated Angels and the league No. 2-ranked Rangers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles' No. 3-rated American League offense, averaging 4.7 runs per game, against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 7 in the American League at 4.3 in runs allowed per game. The Angels have averaged 9.4 hits per game so far, less than Rangers batters have averaged on the year (9.5 hits per game).

Los Angeles owns the American League's No. 8 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas' American League No. 7-rated defense.

Texas won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Mariners on September 16. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -240 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Rangers enjoyed a 2-1 victory at the expense of the Mariners on Sunday, with Matt Harrison throwing 8 2/3 innings of 6-hit ball at Rangers Ballpark.

The Angels were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -166 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles got the job done in their last match in a 4-3 victory over Kansas City on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium behind starter Dan Haren.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

A few Rangers at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games when playing LA Angels
Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas' last 9 games
Texas is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games at home
LA Angels are 14-5 SU in their last 19 games

Next up:
Texas at LA Angels, Wednesday, September 19