Santana and Oswalt Battle in AL West Battle between Rangers and Angels

by Dirty on July 30, 2012

Betting on Texas Rangers Baseball

 

 

The Los Angeles Angels and the Texas Rangers will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Rangers Ballpark.

Ervin Santana will be the starting pitcher for the Angels on this day. Righthander Santana is 4-10 this season with a 6.00 ERA.

It’ll be Roy Oswalt toeing the rubber for the Rangers in this contest. Righthander Oswalt is 3-1 with a 5.21 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Rangers listed as 150-moneyline favorites versus the Angels, while the game’s total is sitting at 11.

Los Angeles was a 2-0 loser in its last match at home against the Rays. They lost as -170 favorites, while the total score of 2 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Texas won its last outing, a 2-0 result against the White Sox on July 29. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -154 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Current streak:
Los Angeles has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Los Angeles: 55-47 SU
Texas: 59-41 SU

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 1-9
After a loss are 7-3

Texas most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing LA Angels are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels’s last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of LA Angels’s last 16 games on the road
LA Angels are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Texas’s last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas’s last 7 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas’s last 6 games
Texas is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against LA Angels

Next up:
Texas home to LA Angels, Tuesday, July 31

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