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Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Preview

Los Angeles AngelsTexas Rangers
Aug 27, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Odds

71-60TEAM RECORD75-58

The Texas Rangers look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Angels arrive at Rangers Ballpark on Saturday.

Ervin Santana gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Angels on this day; he's 9-9 on the season. The Rangers, meanwhile, will counter with C.J. Wilson, who will be looking to improve on his 13-5 mark.

View LA Angels vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rangers rated this week at No. 3 and the Angels sitting at No. 7.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Texas' American League No. 3-ranked scoring average of 5.1 runs per game, against a Angels offense rated No. 12 and scoring 4 runs per game in the league. The Rangers have averaged 9.6 hits per game to date this season, more than the Angels hitters have managed (8.6 per nine innings).

Los Angeles brings the American League's No. 2-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers' league No. 8-ranked defense.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 11-7 loser on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Texas at -113 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (18) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Los Angeles didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 11-7 to Texas on Friday at Rangers Ballpark.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 7-3
After playing LA Angels are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few Angels at Rangers trends to consider:
LA Angels are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels' last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games
LA Angels are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing Texas
Texas is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Angels
Texas is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 6 games
Texas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
LA Angels at Texas, Sunday, August 28