Angels Vs Rangers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 16, 2022

Written By Staff on May 15, 2022

Adolis Garcia leads the Texas Rangers (14-19) into a contest with the Los Angeles Angels (24-13) following his two-homer outing in a 7-1 win over the Red Sox. It begins at 8:05 PM ET on Monday. Noah Syndergaard starts for Los Angeles (-145 to win), and Jon Gray is Texas’ (+122) choice to start.

The insights in the following article are based off odds valid as of May 16, 2022 at 7:25 PM ET.

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Angels vs Rangers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Syndergaard (LAA) Pitcher Gray (TEX)
3 – 1 W/L 0 – 1
29.1 IP 16.1
2.45 ERA 5.51
1.057 WHIP 1.224
6.4 K/9 8.3
1.8 BB/9 3.9

Angels Probable Starter Noah Syndergaard

  • The Angels will send Syndergaard (3-1) to the mound for his sixth start of the season. He is 3-1 with a 2.45 ERA and 21 strikeouts through 29 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last appearance on Tuesday against the Tampa Bay Rays, the right-hander went 5 2/3 innings, giving up one earned run while surrendering seven hits.
  • In five games this season, the 29-year-old has an ERA of 2.45, with 6.4 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • Syndergaard has two quality starts this year.
  • The opposing Rangers offense has a collective .215 batting average, and is 29th in the league with 234 total hits and 20th in MLB play with 131 runs scored. It has the 27th-ranked slugging percentage (.344) and ranks 13th in home runs (33) in all of MLB.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 16, 2022 at 7:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rangers Probable Starter Jon Gray

  • Gray (0-1) will take to the mound for the Rangers and make his fifth start of the season.
  • The right-hander did not allow a run in 4 2/3 innings pitched on Monday, May 9 in his last outing, a matchup with the New York Yankees.
  • The 30-year-old has pitched to a 5.51 ERA this season with 8.3 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3.9 walks per nine across four games.
  • The Angels have scored 182 runs this season, which ranks first in MLB. They have 301 hits, second in baseball, with 49 home runs (first in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 16, 2022 at 7:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Angels Betting Trends

  • The Angels have compiled a 20-8 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 71.4% of those games).
  • In games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -145 or shorter, Los Angeles has gone 9-4 (69.2%).
  • The Angels have an implied moneyline win probability of 59.2% in this game.
  • Los Angeles has played in 37 games with over/under set, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 16 times (16-19-2).
  • The Angels have covered 56.8% of their games this season, going 21-16-0 against the spread.
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Rangers Betting Trends

  • This season, the Rangers have been the underdog 23 times and won 10, or 43.5%, of those games.
  • Texas has a record of 5-6, a 45.5% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +122 or more by bookmakers this season.
  • The Rangers have a 45% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Texas’ games have gone over the total in 13 of their 33 chances.
  • In 33 games with a spread this season, the Rangers are 19-14-0 ATS.

Angels Players to Watch

  • Taylor Ward is batting .385 with five doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 21 walks.
  • Ward takes a six-game hitting streak into this game. In his last 10 games he is hitting .375 with a double, a triple, three home runs, nine walks and nine RBI.
  • Mike Trout has racked up 34 hits with a .432 on-base percentage to lead his team in both. He has nine doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 21 walks while hitting .312.
  • Among the qualified hitters, Trout ranks 13th in batting average, second in on-base percentage, and first in slugging.
  • Shohei Ohtani has racked up a slugging percentage of .465, a team-best for the Angels. He’s batting .250 with seven doubles, eight home runs and 13 walks.
  • Anthony Rendon has seven doubles, four home runs and 17 walks while batting .227.

Angels Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Shohei Ohtani 144 .250 26 8 26 .312 .777
Jared Walsh 129 .240 15 6 23 .295 .714
Anthony Rendon 119 .227 13 4 18 .324 .711
Mike Trout 109 .312 28 9 20 .432 1.093
Brandon Marsh 102 .284 16 4 20 .339 .770
Taylor Ward 91 .385 24 8 22 .500 1.247
Andrew Velazquez 84 .190 12 1 6 .266 .552
Tyler Wade 74 .243 9 0 5 .300 .597
Matt Duffy 38 .263 2 0 2 .349 .638
Chad Wallach 19 .158 3 1 4 .200 .516

Rangers Players to Watch

  • Corey Seager has an OPS of .715, fueled by an OBP of .304 to go with a slugging percentage of .411. All three of those stats are tops among Texas hitters this season.
  • Among all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, Seager’s batting average ranks 99th, his on-base percentage ranks 106th, and he is 79th in slugging.
  • Garcia has 25 hits, which is tops among Texas batters this season. He’s batting .205 with 12 extra-base hits.
  • Among all qualifying hitters, Garcia is 137th in batting average, 150th in on-base percentage and 74th in slugging percentage.
  • Jonah Heim is batting .283 with a .500 slugging percentage and 10 RBI this year.
  • Brad Miller is batting .218 with a .253 OBP and 17 RBI for Texas this season.

Rangers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Marcus Semien 127 .157 12 0 8 .216 .429
Corey Seager 124 .234 15 7 16 .304 .715
Adolis García 122 .205 20 6 23 .261 .679
Nate Lowe 116 .241 8 1 9 .296 .598
Kole Calhoun 91 .220 5 3 9 .253 .616
Andy Ibáñez 86 .198 10 1 5 .250 .506
Brad Miller 78 .218 8 5 17 .253 .676
Nick Solak 64 .219 11 2 3 .306 .634
Jonah Heim 60 .283 12 3 10 .377 .877
Eli White 38 .237 8 1 2 .370 .738

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