Texas Rangers vs. Los Angeles Angels
– Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Texas Rangers and the Los Angeles Angels meet at Angel Stadium.
The Rangers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Ryan Dempster in this game. Dempster has a 11-6 record and a 2.86 ERA this season.
It’ll be Jered Weaver toeing the rubber for the Angels in this contest. Righthander Weaver is 17-4 with a 2.74 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Angels listed as 137-moneyline favorites versus the Rangers, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.
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 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.
Texas: 87-59 SU
Los Angeles: 80-67 SU
Texas most recently:
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 most recently:
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 trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas’s 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’s 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’s last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels’s last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels’s last 5 games at home
LA Angels are 14-5 SU in their last 19 games
LA Angels home to Texas, Wednesday, September 19
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