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Los Angeles Angels Host Texas Rangers in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Los Angeles Angels battle the visiting Texas Rangers on Sunday in MLB betting odds action at Angel Stadium.

Los Angeles sends Garrett Richards out against Miguel Gonzalez for the Texas Rangers in this game. Richards is 0-1 with a 1.38 ERA on the season, while Gonzalez is 7-11 on the year and has a 5.11 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Los Angeles was a -187 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 9.5.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.8-2.9 result in favor of the Angels. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Angels sport a record of 76-72 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 72-76 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Texas injuries news.

This game puts the Los Angeles Angels, most recently No. 15 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Texas Rangers, who rate a No. 20 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Los Angeles Angels No. 23-ranked scoring average of 4.43 runs per game, against a Texas Rangers offense rated No. 6 and scoring 5.1 runs per game. The Angels have averaged 8.22 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rangers hitters have managed (8.28 per nine innings).

Texas brings the No. 21-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Angels's No. 8-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Parker Bridwell shut down the Rangers in their last game, striking out 7 in a 2-0 shutout over Texas in baseball action at Angel Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Texas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Texas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Texas is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing LA Angels
  • LA Angels is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • LA Angels is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 6 games
  • LA Angels is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Seattle, Tuesday, September 19th
Los Angeles home to Cleveland, Tuesday, September 19th