Angels vs. Rangers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, May 7, 2023

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Angels vs. Rangers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, May 7, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Los Angeles Angels (19-15) are -127 favorites to take Game 3 of th series from the Texas Rangers (19-13) Sunday at 4:07 PM ET. The teams enter the matchup with the series record tied, and the underdog Rangers are listed with +108 odds to win the rubber match and take the series victory.

Jose Suarez will get the ball for Los Angeles while Texas will counter with Martin Perez.

Angels vs. Rangers Odds

  • Angels odds to win: -127
  • Rangers odds to win: +108
  • Spread: Angels -1.5
  • Total: 9.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, May 7, 2023
  • Time: 4:07 PM ET
  • TV: BSW

Who Will Win Angels vs. Rangers?

Angels and Rangers Betting Trends

The Angels have won 14 of the 23 games they were favored on the moneyline this season (60.9%).

Los Angeles has a 14-6 record (winning 70% of its games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -127 or shorter.

The Rangers have won eight, or 61.5%, of the 13 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

This season, Texas has won three of its six games when it’s the underdog by at least +108 on the moneyline.

The Angels have played in 34 games with set over/under, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 16 times (16-16-2).

Games involving the Rangers have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 20 of 32 chances this season.

Angels Stats & Insights

The Angels have the No. 7 offense in MLB play scoring 5.2 runs per game (176 total runs).

Los Angeles is sixth in MLB play with 45 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.

The Angels rank 11th in MLB with a .257 batting average.

Los Angeles strikes out 8.1 times per game to rank ninth in MLB.

The 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Angels pitching staff ranks 10th in MLB.

Los Angeles has a 4.03 team ERA that ranks 12th among all MLB pitching staffs.

Rangers Stats & Insights

The Rangers have scored 205 runs this season, which ranks third in MLB.

Texas’ 43 home runs rank eighth in Major League Baseball.

The Rangers rank seventh in MLB with a .263 team batting average.

Texas ranks 14th in strikeouts per game (8.9) among MLB offenses.

The Rangers strike out 8.4 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 24th in MLB.

Texas pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.66 ERA this year, ninth-best in baseball.

Angels Key Players to Watch

Suarez (1-1) takes the mound for the Angels in his sixth start of the season. He’s put together a 7.89 ERA in 21 2/3 innings pitched, with 18 strikeouts.

Shohei Ohtani has been key for Los Angeles with seven home runs, 19 RBI and a batting average of .286 this season.

Mike Trout leads Los Angeles in homers with eight while also batting a team-best .301 this season.

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

Taylor Ward is batting .230 with an OBP of .322 and a slugging percentage of .349 this season.

Rangers Key Players to Watch

The Rangers’ Perez (4-1) will make his seventh start of the season.

Marcus Semien is batting .283 with eight doubles, five home runs and 20 walks.

Adolis Garcia has shown off his power as he paces his team with eight home runs and 33 runs batted in.

Jonah Heim leads the Rangers with a .302 batting average.

Nate Lowe is batting .262 with 10 doubles, four home runs and 15 walks.

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 9.5 runs
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