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Texas Rangers Face the Los Angeles Angels Friday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

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

Martin Perez gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Texas Rangers on Friday; he's 2-3 on the season. The Los Angeles Angels, meanwhile, will counter with Garrett Richards, who will be looking to improve on his 12-10 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Los Angeles Angels as -155 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.9-2.3 win for the Rangers 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Los Angeles (67-66) will face the 70-62 Rangers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Texas injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 29 (Los Angeles Angels) and the No. 10 (Texas Rangers) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Los Angeles has baseball's No. 23-rated offensive output, at 8.18 hits per game. The Texas Rangers average 8.77 hits per game, good for No. 10 on the list.

Texas brings the No. 25-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Angels's No. 16-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas won a close affair on Wednesday in their last outing, defeating San Diego 4-3 in extra innings at PETCO Park.

Los Angeles got the job done in their last match in a 9-4 victory over Oakland on Wednesday at O.co Coliseum behind starter A Heaney.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Texas is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games when playing LA Angels
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games when playing LA Angels
  • LA Angels is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games
  • LA Angels is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Los Angeles, Saturday, September 5th