Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Prediction, Pick and Preview, July 29 (7/29): MLB
- Jul 29, 2022, 2:23:05 AM
Credit: photo by Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
|Time||9:38 p.m. EST|
|Angels money line||-115|
|Angels run line||-1.5 (+185)|
|Rangers money line||-105|
|Rangers run line||+1.5 (-225)|
|Over / under||7.5|
|Los Angeles Angels||Texas Rangers|
|Home / road record||21-26||23-28|
|Last 10 record||3-7||3-7|
|Over / under record||44-49-6||46-45-7|
|Runs / game||3.89||4.50|
|Runs allowed / game||4.22||4.45|
The Texas Rangers and the Los Angeles Angels will play the 2nd game of the series at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim on Friday night. The Rangers took the win 2-0 to take the lead on the series. Nathaniel Lowe homered and tripled, and Corey Seager had an RBI double among his three hits off Ohtani.
Los Angeles Angels
The Angels get here with a 42-57 record and have lost 7 of their last 10 games. The team is averaging 3.89 runs per game. They're batting for .230 AVG, 385 runs scored in 756 hits and 110 home runs, ranking #25 in offense in the league tied with the Miami Marlins. Mike Trout leads the team with a .294 avg, 24 home runs and 51 RBI. Ohtani has 21 Home runs and 59 RBI.
Defensively they are allowing 4.22 runs per game and rank #11 in the league. Shohei Ohtani leads the pitching staff with a 2.81 ERA, 145 strikeouts and 9 wins recorded.
Patrick Sandoval (3-6, 3.64 ERA) will be on the mound for the Angels in the 2nd game of the series. Sandoval took the loss in Saturday's 7-2 loss to Atlanta, allowing five runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out four batters in three innings. He has a record of 0-1 with an ERA of 3.38 and 23 strikeouts in 4 appearances against the Rangers in his career.
The Rangers get here with a 44-54 record and have lost 3 of their last 4 games. The team is averaging 4.58 runs per game and they're batting for .240 AVG, have 441 runs scored in 801 hits and 124 home runs, ranking #9 in offense in the league behind the Toronto Blue Jays. Adolis Garcia leads with 61 RBI and 18 home runs while Corey Seager has 23 homers and 54 RBI.
Defensively as they are allowing 4.45 runs per game and rank #21 in the league. Martin Perez leads the pitching staff with a 2.59 ERA, 101 strikeouts and 8 wins recorded for the Rangers.
Martin Perez (8-2, 2.59 ERA) will be on the mound for the Rangers in the 2nd game of the series. Perez allowed one run on four hits and three walks over seven innings Sunday, striking out six and earning a win over Oakland. He has a record of 7-6 with an ERA of 4.01 and 58 strikeouts in 21 appearances against the Angels in his career.
Texas are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Angels.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas' last 9 games against an opponent in the American League.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of LA Angels' last 12 games against Texas.
LA Angels are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games at home.
The Angels continue to struggle offensively and couldn't score a single run in the first of the series vs Rangers and they'll now have to face Martin Perez who has been solid in his last 2 starts allowing one run per game. Sandoval will take the moud for the Angels who struggled against the Braves in his last start hasn't recorded a win against the Rangers in his career. The Rangers are at least showing some good offense and with Perez on the mound they should e able to get this win. Take the Rangers.
PICK: Rangers ML (-105)
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