The Texas Rangers in the Los Angeles Angels meet again in a pivotal AL West series on Tuesday night. Up to date odds for this game can be found at Bovada sportsbook.
The Rangers got beat down by the Angels last night, and will be looking to rebound tonight. They did score 8 runs on 12 hits, but their pitching staff was absolutely pummeled. On Tuesday Derek Holland who has won 3 of his last 4 decisions will come and should try to write the ship. Holland is pitching to a 4.74 ERA in 95 innings of work this season.
The Angels definitely sent the Rangers and message on Monday and absolutely crushed them. They scored 15 runs on 16 hits although Ervin Santana struggled again on the mound. Today they will send Jered Weaver to the mound who is a legit AL Cy Young contender this season. Weaver’s numbers are outstanding. He has allowed just 84 hits in 115 innings of work this season.
Texas is 3-9 in their last 12 games against a team with a winning record, 1-5 in their last six games as an underdog, and 14-5 in Holland’s last 19 starts. Los Angeles is 7-0 in their last seven road games against a left handed starter, 3-7 in their last 10 road games, and 41-15 in Weaver’s last 56 starts. Los Angeles is 2-10 in Weaver’s last 12 starts at Texas.
Although both offenses are stellar we can see this one being lower scoring because of Weaver and the fact that Holland has pitched good as of late. Give us the under for total runs scored in this game at the online sports books.