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Los Angeles Angels at Texas Rangers 5/16/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels Odds & Info

Game Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels
Date & Time Monday May 16, 2022, 8:05 PM (EDT)
Location
Globe Life Field Arlington, TX
Latest odds
LAA -140 ; O/U 8
TV Channel
BSSW

The Los Angeles Angels open a three-game series on the road Monday against the Texas Rangers. Los Angeles improved to 23-13 following its 9-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Saturday. Shohei Ohtani hit the 100th home run of his MLB career and the Angels have won two out of the first three of their four-game set with Oakland. Los Angeles is tied for first in the American League West with the Houston Astros.

Mike Trout is batting .314 and the center field has team highs in home runs were nine and on-base percentage at .438. Designated hitter Shohei Ohtani is the leader in RBIs with 24 and hits with 36. On Monday, the Los Angeles Angels will send Noah Syndergaard to the mound. The right-hander is 3-1 with a 2.45 ERA, 21 Ks and 6 BBs.

Texas dropped to 13-19 following its 11-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. The Rangers have lost each of the first two games of their three-game series with Boston that concludes on Sunday and overall the Rangers have lost four of the last six. Texas is last in the American League West, eight games behind Houston and Los Angeles.

First baseman Nathaniel Lowe is batting .246 to lead Texas, while shortstop Corey Seager is the leader in home runs with seven, hits with 28 and on-base percentage at .299. Right fielder Adolis Garcia is the leader in RBIs with 18. On Monday, the Texas Rangers will send Jon Gray to the mound. The right-hander is 0-1 with a 5.51 ERA, 15 Ks and 3 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Los Angeles is 4-1 in its last 5
  • The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Angels last 9 on the road
  • Texas is 3-5 in its last 8
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Rangers last 8

Free MLB Pick:

Under 8

The Los Angeles Angels will pick up a victory in the opening game of the series on Monday against the Texas Rangers, but the play here is UNDER. The UNDER has cashed in six of the Angels last nine on the road and in five of the Rangers last eight overall. Los Angeles starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard has a very good ERA of 2.45 and as a team Los Angeles has a 3.23 ERA, which is fourth in the majors. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Angels win like our best play is UNDER 5-1.

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