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Texas Rangers Aim to Maintain Momentum Against Struggling Los Angeles Angels Ahead of All-Star Break

The Texas Rangers are looking to defend their World Series crown as they close the gap in the AL West heading into the All-Star break. They will face off against the Los Angeles Angels, who have struggled due to a lack of elite talent and depth. The pitching matchup is expected to be RHP Michael Lorenzen for the Rangers and RHP Griffin Canning for the Angels. Texas is the betting favorite in this matchup.

Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Rangers -125 | Angels +114
  • Spread: Rangers -1.5 (+125) | Angels +1.5 (-145)
  • Total: Over/Under 9 (-110)
  • Based on the moneyline, the implied probability that Texas will win straight-up is 56%.

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Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers, who surprised many in 2023, have struggled this season with a 20-27 road record and currently sit third in the AL West. Despite their average ranking in offense and team ERA, they are within striking distance of first place in the division. Veteran pitcher Michael Lorenzen has been consistent with a 3.21 ERA this season. Their recent win over the Angels, with contributions from multiple players, marked their fifth straight victory. The team is ranked 15th in offense, 11th in defense, and holds a 44-48 record this season.

Los Angeles Angels Analysis

The Los Angeles Angels have shown periods of dominance in 2024 but lack consistency, as evidenced by their 18-28 record on the road, placing them last in the AL West. With a ranking of 20th in lineup performance and second-to-last in team ERA, the Angels are facing challenges. Pitcher Griffin Canning needs a strong performance after recent struggles. Despite a close loss in their last game, the Angels are ranked 24th overall and 24th in offense, scoring an average of 4.03 runs per game, and 27th in defense, allowing an average of 4.96 runs per game. The team's overall record is 37-54. In their last three matchups with the Texas Rangers, the Angels went 1-2.

Texas Rangers Dominate Division Rival Angels in Recent Matchups

The Texas Rangers have performed exceptionally well in their recent games against division rival Angels, boasting a 6-4 record in their past 10 head-to-head meetings. Specifically, in the current 2024 season, the Rangers have won three out of five games played against the Angels. Notably, in their last five meetings in Los Angeles, the Rangers have displayed a strong performance with a 4-1 record and an impressive combined score of 27-18. With a superior pitching staff, Texas is predicted to maintain their winning streak leading up to the All-Star break.

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