Los Angeles Angels vs. Texas Rangers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/17/2022

by | Apr 17, 2022

The Los Angeles Angels (5-3) are set to take on the Texas Rangers (1-6) Sunday at 2:35 PM ET. The Angels are listed as -122 favorites by bookmakers, while the underdog Rangers have +102 odds for the contest. Jose Suarez will get the ball for Los Angeles while Texas counter with Martin Perez.

Los Angeles Angels vs. Texas Rangers: Predictions, Betting Odds, Spread, Line

Angels vs Rangers Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Angels -122 +102 9.5 -104 -116 -1.5 +131 -154

Computer Predictions for Angels vs. Rangers

Our computer pick: Texas Rangers (+102) and Over (9.5)

Angels vs. Rangers Game Info

  • Los Angeles Angels probable starting pitcher: José Suarez
  • Texas Rangers probable starting pitcher: Martín Pérez
  • Game Day: Sunday, April 17, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:35 PM ET
  • Location: Arlington, Texas
  • Stadium: Globe Life Field

Los Angeles Angels vs Texas Rangers Pitching Matchup

Suarez Pérez
1 GS 1
0-1 W-L 0-1
4.15 ERA 6.75
4.1 IP 4.0
4 BB 1
2 SO 2

Angels Starter José Suarez

  • Suarez (0-1) gets the starting nod for the Angels, his second of the season.
  • The lefty last appeared on Sunday against the Houston Astros, when he threw 4 1/3 innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up two hits.
  • In one appearances this season, he has a 4.15 ERA and 4.2 strikeouts per nine innings, while opponents are batting .133 against him.
  • He will face a Rangers offense that ranks 12th in the league with 36 runs while batting .228 as a unit. It has a collective .344 slugging percentage (21st in MLB action) and has hit a total of seven home runs (17th in MLB).

Rangers Starter Martín Pérez

  • Perez heads to the mound for the Rangers to make his second start of the season, seeking his first win.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Wednesday, when he threw four innings, giving up three earned runs while allowing seven hits against the Colorado Rockies.
  • He has an ERA of 6.75, a 2 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 2.000 in one games this season.
  • The Angels rank 12th in MLB with 36 runs scored this season. They have a .242 batting average this campaign with 13 home runs (second in the league).

Angels Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Angels have won five of the seven games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • Los Angeles is 3-2 this season when entering a game favored by -122 or more on the moneyline.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 55% chance of a victory for the Angels.
  • Games involving Los Angeles have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in two of eight chances this season.
  • The Angels are 4-4-0 ATS in their eight games with a spread this season.

Rangers Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Rangers have won in one of the five contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year.
  • Texas has a mark of 1-3 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by +102 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Rangers have a 49.5% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Contests with Texas have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in three of seven chances this season.
  • The Rangers have posted a record of 2-5-0 against the spread this season.

Angels Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Shohei Ohtani had 46 home runs and 100 runs batted in last season.
  • Jared Walsh hit .277 a season ago with 147 hits.
  • Matt Duffy hit .287 last season with 12 doubles, five home runs and 25 walks.
  • Anthony Rendon had 13 doubles, six home runs and 29 walks while batting .240.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Shohei Ohtani 158 .257 .372 .592 46 100 138
Jared Walsh 144 .277 .340 .509 29 98 147
Matt Duffy 97 .287 .357 .381 5 30 83
Anthony Rendon 58 .240 .329 .382 6 34 52
Max Stassi 87 .241 .326 .426 13 35 68

Rangers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Marcus Semien put up a batting average of .265, with 45 home runs and 102 runs batted in last season.
  • Nate Lowe had 24 doubles, three triples, 18 home runs and 80 walks while batting .264.
  • Adolis Garcia hit .243 a season ago with 26 doubles, two triples, 31 home runs and 32 walks.
  • Corey Seager hit .306 with 22 doubles, three triples, 16 home runs and 48 walks.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Marcus Semien 162 .265 .334 .538 45 102 173
Adolis García 149 .243 .286 .454 31 90 141
Brad Miller 140 .227 .321 .453 20 49 75
Nate Lowe 157 .264 .357 .415 18 72 147
Corey Seager 95 .306 .394 .521 16 57 108

Betting Tips for Angels vs. Rangers

Our best bet is the Rangers on the moneyline at +102 after looking at all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will over the total of 9.5 runs.

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