Texas Rangers vs. Los Angeles Angels: Best Odds and Preview for September 29, 2021


By BestOdds Analyst | September 28, 2021, 11:50 pm

The Texas Rangers (58-99) and the Los Angeles Angels (74-83) meet on Wednesday at 8:05 PM ET. The Rangers are moneyline favorites (-118) against the underdog Angels (+101).

Taylor Hearn starts for Texas while Los Angeles will counter with Janson Junk.

Best Odds for Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels

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Today, we are looking at the MLB matchup between the Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Angels.

Rangers Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Rangers have come away with seven wins in the 18 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season.
  • Texas and their opponents have gone over in 75 of their 157 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Rangers have scored the second-fewest runs in the league this season with just 603 (3.8 per game).
  • Texas has been the favorite just one time in the past 10 contests and lost that game.
  • In their previous 10 games with a total, the Rangers and their opponents have combined to clear the over/under on four occasions.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Hearn gets the start for the Rangers, his 11th of the season. He is 6-5 with a 4.55 ERA and 90 strikeouts over 99 innings pitched.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance came on Wednesday against the Yankees, when he threw 5 1/3 innings, surrendering three earned runs while giving up four hits.
  • Hearn’s team is 5-5 in his 10 starts.
  • Hearn has had 10 starts that sportsbooks set a total for this season, and six of those matchups finished over the total.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Nate Lowe 152 .261 .352 .411 17 71 141
Andy Ibáñez 71 .274 .319 .432 7 23 64
Adolis García 144 .244 .287 .457 30 88 137
Willie Calhoun 69 .263 .323 .392 5 24 63
DJ Peters 15 .192 .300 .385 1 4 5
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Angels Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Angels have won 36 of the 87 games they were listed as the moneyline underdog this season (41.4%).
  • Los Angeles has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 84 times this season for an 84-71-2 record against the over/under.
  • The Angels score the 17th-most runs in baseball (697 total, 4.4 per game).
  • Los Angeles went 2-6 across the eight games it was moneyline underdogs in its last 10 matchups.
  • Over their last 10 matchups, the Angels and their opponents combined to go over the total five times.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Junk gets the start for the Angels, his fourth of the season. He is 0-1 with a 3.75 ERA and five strikeouts in 12 innings pitched.
  • In his last time out on Thursday, the righty went four innings against the Astros, allowing three earned runs while surrendering four hits.
  • Junk’s team is 1-2 over his three starts.
  • Junk’s starts hit the over on the run total two times in three games with a set total this season.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Shohei Ohtani 150 .256 .352 .592 45 98 133
Jared Walsh 136 .272 .329 .497 27 90 139
Max Stassi 82 .249 .335 .440 13 35 68
Phil Gosselin 99 .262 .317 .369 7 47 86
Brandon Marsh 62 .257 .321 .360 2 16 57

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