Angels vs. Rangers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, May 6, 2023

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Angels vs. Rangers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, May 6, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Los Angeles Angels (19-14) and Texas Rangers (18-13) meet Saturday at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, with first pitch at 9:07 PM ET on BSW. The Angels are -112 moneyline favorites for the contest, however, the Rangers are favored against the spread of 1.5 runs with +155 odds.

Los Angeles’ Reid Detmers gets the start, and he’ll go against Texas’ Nathan Eovaldi.

Angels vs. Rangers Odds

  • Angels odds to win: -112
  • Rangers odds to win: -107
  • Spread: Rangers -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, May 6, 2023
  • Time: 9:07 PM ET
  • TV: BSW

Who Will Win Angels vs. Rangers?

Angels and Rangers Betting Trends

The Angels are 14-8 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 63.6% of those games).

Los Angeles has a 14-8 record (winning 63.6% of its games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -112 or shorter.

This season, the Rangers have been the underdog 12 times and won seven, or 58.3%, of those games.

Texas has entered 11 games this season as the underdog by -107 or more and is 6-5 in those contests.

The Angels have played in 33 games with set over/under, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 15 times (15-16-2).

Games involving the Rangers have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 19 of 31 chances this season.

Angels Stats & Insights

The Angels score the seventh-most runs in baseball (175 total, 5.3 per game).

Los Angeles averages 1.3 home runs per game to rank sixth in MLB action with 44 total home runs.

The Angels’ .259 batting average is ninth-best in the majors.

Los Angeles’ hitters strike out 8.2 times per game, the 10th-lowest average in the majors.

The pitching staff for the Angels has a collective nine K/9, which ranks 13th in the majors.

Los Angeles’ 3.85 team ERA ranks 11th among all MLB pitching staffs.

Rangers Stats & Insights

The Rangers are among the highest scoring teams in the majors, ranking third with 195 total runs this season.

Texas ranks seventh in Major League Baseball with 43 home runs.

The Rangers’ .260 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking eighth in MLB.

Texas ranks 11th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.9 Ks per contest.

The Rangers average the 21st-most strikeouts per nine innings (8.5) in the league this season.

Texas pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.74 ERA this year, 10th-best in baseball.

Angels Key Players to Watch

Detmers (0-2) gets the starting nod for the Angels in his sixth start of the season. He’s put together a 4.85 ERA in 26 2/3 innings pitched, with 31 strikeouts.

Shohei Ohtani has been key for Los Angeles with 36 hits, an OBP of .365 plus a slugging percentage of .525.

Mike Trout is batting .303 this season with eight home runs and 20 RBI.

Hunter Renfroe leads Los Angeles in RBI with 21 while batting .254 with seven home runs.

Taylor Ward has collected 28 hits this season and has an OBP of .324. He’s slugging .352 on the year.

Rangers Key Players to Watch

The Rangers’ Eovaldi (3-2) will make his seventh start of the season.

Marcus Semien has eight doubles, five home runs and 18 walks while hitting .285.

Adolis Garcia’s eight home runs and 32 RBI are both team-highs.

Jonah Heim leads the Rangers with a .297 batting average.

Nate Lowe has 10 doubles, four home runs and 14 walks while batting .254.

Angels and Rangers Injuries

Angels: Max Stassi: 10 Day IL (Hip ), Jared Walsh: 10 Day IL (Headaches), Austin Warren: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Aaron Loup: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), José Quijada: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Logan O’Hoppe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

Rangers: Corey Seager: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Mitch Garver: 10 Day IL (Knee), Jacob deGrom: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Spencer Howard: 60 Day IL (Lat), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Glenn Otto: 60 Day IL (Lat)

Angels vs. Rangers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Rangers 6, Angels 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs
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