Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers 05/17/2022 – The Los Angeles Angels will be taking on the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field for some good ol’ baseball. This will be the second game of the three-game series between the two teams. The Los Angeles Angels are in the second position of the AL West, one spot below the ruling Astros, with a record of 24-14. The Texas Rangers are in the fourth position of the division, with a record of 15-19. The Rangers will be trying to build on their win from the first game of the series, but the latest MLB predictions foresee a win for the Los Angeles Angels in this game.
Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers 05/17/2022
|When:||Tuesday, May 17, 8:05 PM ET|
|Where:||Globe Life Field, Arlington, Texas|
Los Angeles Angels
The Los Angeles Angels are coming into this game after losing to the Rangers 7-4 in the first game of the series. As a team, the Los Angeles Angels are batting with an average of .246 this season. The LA offense is led by Mike Trout who has a batting average of .320 and has scored 9 home runs so far. On the mound against the Texas Rangers, the Los Angeles Angels will be posting Reid Detmers. Detmers is currently 2-1 with a 3.76 ERA.
Players to watch: Shohei Ohtani P (GP 36, AB 144, R 26, H 37, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 8, RBI 26, TB 68, BB 13, SO 33, SB 5, AVG 0.257, OBP 0.318, SLG 0.472, OPS 0.791, WAR 0.8), Jared Walsh 1B (GP 35, AB 129, R 15, H 31, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 23, TB 54, BB 9, SO 36, SB 0, AVG 0.24, OBP 0.295, SLG 0.419, OPS 0.714, WAR 0.2).
The Texas Rangers were pretty spectacular in the first game of the series and will want a repeat of the performance. As a team, the Texas Rangers are batting with an average of .240 in this baseball season. The Texas offense is led by Corey Seager and Brad Miller who have scored 2 home runs each and are batting with an average of .455. Against the Los Angeles Angels, the Texas Rangers will be sending Taylor Heam. Heam has a 5.26 ERA.
Players to watch: Marcus Semien 2B (GP 32, AB 127, R 12, H 20, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 8, TB 27, BB 9, SO 25, SB 2, AVG 0.157, OBP 0.216, SLG 0.213, OPS 0.428, WAR -0.4), Corey Seager SS (GP 32, AB 124, R 15, H 29, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 16, TB 51, BB 13, SO 23, SB 0, AVG 0.234, OBP 0.304, SLG 0.411, OPS 0.716, WAR 1.1).
Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Angels
LA Angels are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games.
Angels are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels’ last 7 games when playing on the road against Texas.
LA Angels are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the American League.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels’ last 6 games played on a Tuesday.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas’ last 7 games against LA Angels.
Texas are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas’ last 7 games when playing at home against LA Angels.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas’ last 7 games against an opponent in the American League West Division division.
Texas are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing as the underdog.
Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Betting Picks
The Texas Rangers will try to replicate their performance from the first game of the series. However, Los Angeles is the stronger of the pair and is predicted to win according to MLB spreads today.
Score Prediction: Angels 6, Rangers 3.