The Los Angeles Angels and the Texas Rangers meet in game one of their weekend series in a pivotal series for both teams. All odds for all games can be found by visiting Bovada sportsbook.
The Angels have finally played the baseball that was expected of them at the beginning of the season. They are 8-2 in their last 10 games and sit 5.5 games in back of the Rangers in the division. While the Angels pitching has been a little better than average it was their offense at the beginning of the season that was lacking. They are start to round into shape and will look to keep it going this weekend. The Angels will send Jerome Williams to the mound tonight. Williams has been red hot lately winning 5 of his last 6 starts. He is pitching to a 3.81 ERA so far this season.
The Rangers still have the best record in the American League heading into the series with the Angels. They are an impressive 16-9 on the road and have led their division since the first day of the season. Josh Hamilton and the rest of the potent lineup has performed like expected with Hamilton hitting .368. Colby Lewis will get the ball tonight. The righty has lost 3 of his last 5 starts, but should be ready to go tonight in this important game.
Los Angeles is 8-1 in their last nine games overall, 5-2 in their last seven home games against a right handed starter, and 7-0 in Williams’ last seven home starts. Texas is 4-1 in their last five games against a right handed starter, 38-13 in game one of a series, and 7-3 in Lewis’ last 10 starts as a road favorite. The Rangers have won six of their lost seven games in Los Angeles.
With how good the Angels have been swinging the bats lately, and how good Texas has been hitting all year the over total looks good to us tonight so before wagering get sportsbook promotion codes.