MLB Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction 7/10/2024

The Texas Rangers (44-48) travel to face off against the Los Angeles Angels (37-54) on Wednesday, July 10th. This game will be played at Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim and televised on BSW. The Rangers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Angels are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Rangers. First pitch is set for 8:38 CT.

Rangers vs. Angels Betting Prediction

  • Money Line Prediction: Angels (+123)
  • Over/Under Prediction: Over 9 Runs
  • The Angels have won 5 out of their last 7 home games.
  • The Angels have scored 5 or more runs in 6 of their last 7 home games.
  • The Angels have a head-to-head win against the Rangers in their last series, winning 2 out of 3 games.
  • The Rangers have lost 7 out of their last 10 away games.
  • The Rangers have allowed 5 or more runs in 6 of their last 10 games.

Rangers vs Angels

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Thanks to a three-run 3rd inning for the Rangers’ offense, they were able to pick up a 5-4 road win over the Angels in the most recent game of this series. Heading into the game, the Rangers were favored at -184 on the money line.

The starting pitching matchup for this game featured Max Scherzer for the Rangers, and he went 6 2/3 innings while giving up three runs and striking out six. Scherzer picked up a win in the game, while Jose Leclerc got the save. Roansy Contreras only went two innings for the Angels, giving up four runs on five hits.

At the plate, the Rangers were led by Josh Smith, who went 3/4 with a home run. Smith scored twice and drove in two runs. Adolis Garcia also had a two-run homer for Texas. Logan O’Hoppe had a two-home run performance for the Angels.

Currently on a five-game winning streak, the Rangers are 44-48 for the season and are 3rd in the AL West, 5.5 games behind the Mariners. They have a 27-22 record as favorites, but as underdogs, they are 17-26. Overall, their series record is 12-16-1.

Against the run line, Texas has been profitable as underdogs, with a 24-19 record. Their games have averaged 8.6 runs, and the over/under record is 37-52. When the O/U line is 9 runs, the over has hit in 7 of 17 games.

Michael Lorenzen Gets The Start For The Rangers

Texas is sending Michael Lorenzen to the mound today vs. the Angels, and he comes in with a record of 5-4 and an ERA of 3.21. So far, he has made 15 starts and eight of them have been quality starts. Per nine innings, Lorenzen is averaging 6.41 strikeouts and 4.14 walks. In his last outing, he picked up the win, going five innings and not allowing a run. Before that, he had given up at least two earned runs in three straight outings. Lorenzen has been much better on the road, coming in with a record of 4-2 and an ERA of 3.38 compared to 1-2 with a 3.17 ERA at home.

Rangers Offense Breakdown

Adolis Garcia and Corey Seager are tied for the team lead in home runs, with both players having 17 homers so far this season. Seager is batting .270 for the season and has gone 10/27 over his last seven games, including two homers and eight RBIs. Garcia comes into the game with a batting average of just .215. Marcus Semien is the team’s leader in RBIs, with 50, but he is batting just .232.

As a team, the Rangers are averaging 4.4 runs per game, which is 15th in the MLB. They are also 10th in team batting average at .243. Texas has been a good home run hitting team this season, as they are 11th in the league in homers. Currently, Derek Hill is on a three-game hitting streak, and Josh Smith has a seven-game streak going.

Los Angeles is looking to avoid a fourth straight loss today against the Rangers, having dropped the first two games of the series. The Angels are currently 37-54 overall, sitting in 4th place in the AL West, 12 games behind the Mariners.

On the run line, the Angels have been a solid bet this season, with a record of 50-41. As underdogs, they are 47-33 on the run line. Their games have averaged 9.0 runs per game this season, resulting in an over/under record of 46-43. The over has hit in 8 games when the total has been set at 9 runs.

Griffin Canning Gets The Start For The Angels

Through 18 starts, Griffin Canning has a record of 3-9 and an ERA of 4.87. This season, he has made five quality starts and is averaging 6.15 strikeouts per nine innings. Canning has struggled with the long ball, as he has given up 17 homers this year. In his last outing, Canning took the loss, going 4 1/3 innings and giving up four earned runs to the Cubs. Before that, he had won two straight starts. Opponents are batting .256 off the right-hander this season. At home, Canning is 3-2 with a 4.6 ERA.

Angels Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, the Angels offense has been just 24th in the league in runs per game at 4.0. They have been slightly better at home, averaging 4.1 runs per contest. As a team, the Angels are batting .236, which is 12th in the league, and they have the 11th most home runs in the MLB. However, their on-base percentage, slugging percentage, and OPS are all below the league average.

Logan O’Hoppe has been swinging a hot bat for the Angels of late, going 6/19 with two homers over his last five games. O’Hoppe is 2nd on the team with 14 homers and is 2nd in RBIs, with 42. Taylor Ward is 13th in the MLB with 14 homers and leads the Angels with 44 RBIs, but he is batting just .238 for the season.

Rangers vs Angels Prediction

Our predicted score for this game is 6-4 in favor of the Angels. Given that they are the underdogs at +123, we see this as a great opportunity to take the Angels on the money line.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Griffin Canning is projected to have a solid outing, with our forecast having him finishing with five strikeouts. As for Michael Lorenzen, he is projected to finish with just four strikeouts and is 17th among starters to pick up a win.

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