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Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers 08/08/2020 MLB Tips, Forecast and Analysis

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Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers 08-08-2020 MLB Tips Forecast and Analysis

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers 08/08/2020 – The Texas Rangers finally found a way to bounce back and break their three-game losing streak against the Los Angeles Angels in their opening game. The Rangers progressed to 4-8 on the season and their success has brought them to the fourth spot in the AL West. Los Angeles Angels declined to the third spot in the AL West and they are 5-9 with their record. The Angels are now just one game ahead of Texas. Both teams are keen on securing a series victory here as they enter their second game that will take place at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. Watch out for the baseball betting lines as they clash in an anticipated game.

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers 08/08/2020

When: Saturday, August 8, 7:05 PM ET
Where: Globe Life Field, Arlington, Texas
TV: FSSW
Stream: SofaScore

Los Angeles Angels

Los Angeles Angels were expected to win their last game against the Rangers, but they failed when they surrendered four and scored three. The Angels seem to be facing issues with their batting squad this season. As a whole team, they are touching a clip of .217. The leading batsman is Mike Trout with four homers and nine RBIs. Trout is holding a batting clip of .306 and he seems to be the bright spot for the Angels. Patrick Sandoval will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Sandoval has pitched four innings and surrendered one run with four strikeouts this season.

Players to watch: D. Fletcher 3B (GP14, AB55, R9, H18, 2B4, 3B0, HR2, RBI8, TB28, BB9, SO9, SB2, AVG0.327, OBP0.409, SLG0.509, OPS0.918, WAR0), J. Upton LF (GP13, AB46, R3, H5, 2B0, 3B0, HR2, RBI5, TB11, BB4, SO19, SB0, AVG0.109, OBP0.192, SLG0.239, OPS0.431, WAR0).

Texas Rangers

Texas Rangers received a decent amount of contribution from the plate just to get past the Angels. The Rangers are not too good with their offensive game as they are scoring an average of just 3.2 runs per game. As a whole team, Texas is touching a batting clip of .208. Kolby Allard will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Allard is holding an ERA of 5.81 with just 13 starts in his MLB career. Texas is bound to have issues from the mound with their starter. On the other hand, their bats are not strong enough to support their cause. It’s going to be hard for the Rangers to continue their winning success against the Angels. 

Players to watch: E. Andrus SS (GP12, AB45, R3, H8, 2B2, 3B0, HR0, RBI2, TB10, BB6, SO7, SB3, AVG0.178, OBP0.275, SLG0.222, OPS0.497, WAR0), T. Frazier 3B (GP12, AB42, R5, H12, 2B4, 3B0, HR2, RBI5, TB22, BB4, SO9, SB1, AVG0.286, OBP0.362, SLG0.524, OPS0.886, WAR0).

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Betting Numbers

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Los Angeles Angels

LA Angels are 5-12 SU in their last 17 games.
LA Angels are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Texas.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels’ last 5 games on the road.
LA Angels are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Texas.
LA Angels are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games this season.

Texas Rangers

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas’ last 8 games.
Texas is 3-8 SU in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas’ last 6 games against LA Angels.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas’ last 7 games at home.
Texas is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against LA Angels.

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Betting Picks

Los Angeles will take advantage of the Rangers pitcher and they should do a decent job with Sandoval as their starter. The baseball betting odds are against the Rangers to win this game and cover the spread.

Score Prediction: Los Angeles Angels 9, Texas Rangers 7.