The Los Angeles Angels are 7-2 in Jered Weaver’s last nine starts against the division-rival Texas Rangers as the righthander gets the ball for them on Saturday night in marquee baseball odds action at the online sportsbooks.
Weaver, though, is just 6-10 with a 4.94 ERA overall on the season,and he’s coming off an ugly loss to the Indians in which he gave up eight runs on nine hits over six innings. Derek Holland (2-1, 2.82 ERA) starts for Texas.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Betting fans looking to pick the Los Angeles Angels in this matchup found them as -120 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bodog.
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.8-2.4 win for the Rangers. 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 68-66 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 70-63 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Texas injuries news.
The Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers odds would favor the Rangers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 29 in the current Odds – VSB
poll, while Texas is at No. 10.
On offense, it’s a battle between the Los Angeles Angels and its No. 23-rated batting order, averaging 4.03 runs per nine innings, against the No. 7 line up of the Texas Rangers at 4.43 runs per outing.
Defensively, Texas features the No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.29 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 25 at home, scoring 3.84 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Texas suffered a 5-2 loss against Los Angeles on Friday, as M Perez wasn’t able to lead his team to victory at Angel Stadium.
- Texas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Texas’s last 18 games
- Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
- Texas is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing LA Angels
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels’s last 6 games
- LA Angels is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels’s last 5 games at home
- LA Angels is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Texas
Next Betting Matchups
Texas at Los Angeles, Sunday, September 6th