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LA Angels at Texas Rangers 8/7/20 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels Odds & Info

Game Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels
Date & Time Friday August 7, 2020, 9:05 PM (EDT)
Location
Globe Life Field Arlington, TX
Latest odds
LAA -155 ; O/U 9.5
TV Channel
FS1

The Los Angeles Angels open a three-game series on the road Friday against the Texas Rangers. Los Angeles fell to 4-8 following its 7-6 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. Mike Trout hit a pair of home runs in the loss for the Angels. Julio Teheran made his debut for the Angels on the mound but threw only 52 pitches and was pulled after 2 ⅔ innings. 

David Fletcher is leading the Angels in hitting with a batting average of .348 and in hits with 16. Mike Trout is the leader in home runs with four and RBIs with nine. On Friday, the Angels will send Griffin Canning to the mound.The right hand 0-1 with an ERA of 3.38, 12 Ks and 4 BBs. 

Texas dropped to 3-7 following its 6-4 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday. The loss was the second straight and fourth in the last five for the Rangers who are now in last place in the American League West four games behind the first-place Athletics. Texas traded right-handed pitcher Ariel Jurado to the New York Mets for a player to be named later and cash.

Joey Gallo is leading Texas in hitting with a batting average of .270, in home runs with three, RBIs with eight and hits with 10. Shin-Soo Choo is tied with Gallo in home runs with three. On Friday, the Texas Rangers will send Jordan Lyles to the mound. The right-hander 0-1 with an ERA of 6.00, 3 Ks and 6 BBs. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • Los Angeles is 4-11 in its last 15
  • The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Angels last 8
  • Texas is 1-4 in its last 5
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Rangers last 6

Free MLB Pick:

Los Angeles Angels -155

Both Los Angeles and Texas are off to poor starts but Los Angeles appears to be breaking out of a slump at the plate as Mike Trout smacked a pair of home runs on Wednesday in the Angels loss to the Mariners. Texas has lost four of its last five and the Rangers’ hitters continue to have power outages at the plate. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Angels win 5-2.

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