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(83-58) Texas Rangers vs. L.A. Angels (62-77)
Date: Friday, September 9, 2016
Time: 10:05 PM ET
Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim Anaheim, California
Projected Pitchers: Yu Darvish vs. Tyler Skaggs
MLB Moneyline Odds: Rangers -148 / Angels +133
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Rangers -1.5 +105 / Angels +1.5 -125
MLB Betting Total: 8 runs
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The Rangers have lost 4 of their last 5 games, including their last 2, but they still have a comfortable 8.5 game lead over the Houston Astros in the AL West.
The Angels are out of the playoff picture and after winning 3 in a row they have dropped their last 2 games where they have only totaled 3 runs.
In their last games the Angles lost to the Oakland A’s 4-1 and the Rangers lost to the Seattle Mariners 6-3.
The Angels have won 5 of their last 7 games facing the Rangers including beating them in their last 4 home games.
The Rangers rank a solid 4th in the bigs in runs scored, but only 21st in team ERA.
In Texas’ last 5 games their staff has been lit up for 42 runs.
Yu Darvish (5-4 3.45 ERA) goes for the Rangers tonight and he was hit hard in his last outing only going 4 innings and giving up 5 earned runs in a 7-6 loss to the Astros. Texas had won his previous 5 starts.
Even though the Rangers were winning with Darvish on the hill before his last outing he has still not been sharp as of late giving up 11 earned runs in his last 3 starts.
The Rangers are 5-1 in Darvish’s last 6 starts against the Angels and they have won 5 of their last 6 games facing them in L.A. with him on the hill.
The Rangers are 3-9 in Darvish’s last 12 road starts.
The Rangers are 36-36 on he road this season.
The Angels rank 16th in the Majors in runs scored and 22nd in team ERA.
Tyler Skaggs (3-3 4.71) takes the mound for the Halos and in his last outing he gave up 3 earned runs in 6 innings in a 10-3 win over the Seattle Mariners. After dropping 5 of his starts the Angels have won 2 in a row with him on the hill.
In his last 2 starts Skaggs has gone 12 innings and given up 3 earned runs.
Skaggs faced the Rangers in L.A. in the middle of last month and had a bad start only lasting 3 innings and giving up 4 earned runs in a 4-3 loss.
The Angels are 2-5 in Skaggs’ last 7 starts vs. facing a team with a winning record.
This season the Angels are 32-33 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Rangers are 1-4 in their last 5 overall.
- Rangers are 12-4 in their last 16 vs. a team with a losing record.
- Rangers have an Over record of 5-0 in their last 5 road games.
- Angels are 4-0 in their last 4 home games.
- Angels are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning record.
- Angels have an Under record of 5-1 in their last 6 games.
Free Texas Rangers vs. L.A. Angels MLB Prediction:
I think Skaggs will have a good outing tonight and Darvish will struggle again and the Angels will take the first game of this division series.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: L.A. and OVER the Number
In the last 4 games between these teams the total has gone Over every time and that trend will continue tonight in La La Land.
MLB Free Score Prediction: L.A. 6 – Texas 3
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