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Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels in MLB Betting Odds

Texas Rangers


Los Angeles Angels
Friday, May 02, 2014 10:05 PM ET
Angel Stadium

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

Los Angeles hands the ball to starter Hector Santiago in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-4 mark on the year. Texas counters with Colby Lewis, who will try to quiet the fans and the Angels bats at the same time.

Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Los Angeles Angels as -134 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.1-3.9 win for the Angels on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Los Angeles (14-13) will face the 15-13 Rangers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Texas injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 2-rated Los Angeles Angels and the league No. 8-ranked Texas Rangers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Los Angeles Angels No. 1-ranked scoring average of 5.52 runs per game, against a Texas Rangers offense rated No. 17 and scoring 4.07 runs per game. The Angels have averaged 9.26 hits per game to date this season, more than the Rangers hitters have managed (8.61 per nine innings).

Los Angeles owns the No. 14 defense, allowing 5.52 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas's No. 26-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Texas, they were a 12-1 loser as they battled the Athletics at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -108 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Texas was scored on plenty on Wednesday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 12-1 loss to Oakland.

Los Angeles was a 7-1 winner in its last match at home against the Indians. They won as -153 favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Angels enjoyed a 7-1 victory at the expense of the Indians on Wednesday, with C.J. Wilson throwing 8 innings of 2-hit ball at Angel Stadium.

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Los Angeles, Saturday, May 3rd