MLB Moneyline Picks Tonight: Angels vs Rangers 7/10

MLB Moneyline Picks Tonight: Angels vs Rangers 7/10

MLB Moneyline Expert Picks: Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers

Game Summary

The Los Angeles Angels will host the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, on July 10th. This matchup features two teams with contrasting seasons thus far. The Angels, who hold a 37-53 record, are struggling to find consistency, especially in their pitching and hitting departments. On the other hand, the Rangers, with a 43-48 record, have shown flashes of potential but are still trying to climb up the standings.

The Angels have had trouble both at home and on the road, and their overall performance highlights significant issues in their roster. Griffin Canning will be on the mound for the Angels, bringing a 3-9 record with a 4.87 ERA. On the opposite side, the Rangers will send Michael Lorenzen, who boasts a more respectable 5-4 record and a 3.21 ERA. Historically, the Rangers have had the upper hand against the Angels, which adds an interesting dynamic to this game.

Considering the recent performances and team dynamics, this game offers intriguing betting opportunities. Both teams have key players who can influence the outcome, and their recent encounters suggest that this game could go either way.

Odds and Betting Lines

Betting Market Odds
Over/Under O/U 8.5
Los Angeles Angels Spread +1.5 (-110)
Texas Rangers Spread -1.5 (+105)
Los Angeles Angels Moneyline +120
Texas Rangers Moneyline -142

Pitching Probables

Pitcher W-L ERA Strikeouts
Griffin Canning (LAA) 3-9 4.87 67
Michael Lorenzen (TEX) 5-4 3.21 62

Team Previews

Los Angeles Angels

Hitting: The Angels rank 21st in hits with 705 and 24th in runs with 363. Their batting average is .235, which places them 20th in the league. Logan O'Hoppe leads the team with a .275 batting average, while Taylor Ward has hit 14 home runs and driven in 44 runs.

Relief Pitching: The Angels' bullpen has managed 21 saves, ranking tied for 17th, but their overall ERA is a concerning 4.63, placing them 29th in the league. This indicates significant struggles in closing out games effectively.

Fielding: Defensively, the Angels have committed 47 errors, ranking tied for 15th. This middle-of-the-pack ranking signifies an average defensive performance.

Starting Pitchers: Griffin Canning has had a tough season, with a 3-9 record and a 4.87 ERA. His WHIP of 1.36 and 17 home runs allowed over 98 innings pitched highlight his vulnerability on the mound.

Texas Rangers

Hitting: The Rangers fare better offensively, ranking 15th in hits with 749 and in runs with 398. Their batting average of .243 is 16th in the league. Josh Smith leads the team with a .290 average, while Corey Seager has hit 17 home runs, and Marcus Semien leads with 49 RBIs.

Relief Pitching: The Rangers' bullpen has secured 16 saves, ranking tied for 28th, with an overall ERA of 4.00, placing them 16th. This indicates a relatively stable relief corps, but there's room for improvement.

Fielding: The Rangers have committed 38 errors, ranking tied for 29th, indicating strong defensive play and reliability in the field.

Starting Pitchers: Michael Lorenzen has been a bright spot for the Rangers, with a 5-4 record and a 3.21 ERA. His WHIP of 1.18 and 12 home runs allowed over 87 innings pitched shows his effectiveness at keeping games within reach.

Team Injuries

Los Angeles Angels

Player Name Position Injury Injury Status
Jose Cisnero RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 19

Texas Rangers

Player Name Position Injury Injury Status
Cody Bradford SP Ribs Expected to be out until at least Jul 19

Betting Trends

  • The Angels are 37-53 overall this season.
  • The Rangers are 43-48 overall this season.
  • The Angels are 18-27 at home this season.
  • The Rangers are 24-21 on the road this season.
  • The Angels have struggled against teams with a winning record.
  • The Rangers have performed better against teams with a losing record.
  • The Angels' bullpen has an ERA of 4.63, indicating struggles in closing games.
  • The Rangers' bullpen has an ERA of 4.00, showing relative stability.
  • The Angels have committed 47 errors this season.
  • The Rangers have committed 38 errors this season.

Recent Games

Los Angeles Angels

Opponent Score W/L
@ Chicago L 5-0 L
@ Chicago W 7-0 W
@ Chicago L 5-0 L
vs Texas L 9-4 L
vs Texas Upcoming --

Texas Rangers

Opponent Score W/L
vs Tampa Bay W 13-2 W
@ Los Angeles W 9-4 W
@ Los Angeles Upcoming --
@ Los Angeles Upcoming --
@ Houston Upcoming --

Team Rankings

Category Los Angeles Angels Texas Rangers
Hitting 21st 15th
Starting Pitching 29th 16th
Relief Pitching 17th (tied) 28th (tied)
Fielding 15th (tied) 29th (tied)

Significant Betting Stats

  • The Angels have a 37-53 overall record.
  • The Rangers have a 43-48 overall record.
  • The Angels are 18-27 at home this season.
  • The Rangers are 24-21 on the road this season.
  • The Angels rank 21st in hits with 705.
  • The Rangers rank 15th in hits with 749.
  • The Angels have an ERA of 4.63.
  • The Rangers have an ERA of 4.00.
  • The Angels' bullpen has 21 saves, tied for 17th.
  • The Rangers' bullpen has 16 saves, tied for 28th.

Weather

The weather for the game is expected to be mostly sunny with a high temperature of 93°F. Conditions should be favorable for a good game of baseball.

Prediction

Pick: Texas Rangers Moneyline (-142)
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The Texas Rangers appear to have the upper hand based on recent form and overall team performance. Michael Lorenzen has been more consistent on the mound compared to Griffin Canning, and the Rangers' offense has been more productive. The Angels' struggles in both hitting and pitching make it challenging to back them confidently. Therefore, the pick is the Texas Rangers to win on the moneyline.

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