Angels Vs Rangers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – September 6, 2021

Written By Staff on September 6, 2021

DJ Peters leads the Texas Rangers (48-88) into a contest against the Los Angeles Angels (68-69) a game after he homered twice in a 7-3 win over the Angels. It starts at 9:07 PM ET on Monday. Jaime Barria starts for Los Angeles (-130 to win), and A.J. Alexy is Texas’ (+110) choice to start.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 6, 2021, 8:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Angels vs Rangers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Barria (LAA) Pitcher Alexy (TEX)
2 – 2 W/L 1 – 0
38.1 IP 5.0
5.40 ERA 0.00
1.570 WHIP 0.800
4.9 K/9 7.2
3.5 BB/9 5.4

Angels Probable Starter Jaime Barria

  • Barria (2-2) gets the starting nod for the Angels in his eighth start of the season. He has a 5.40 ERA in 38 1/3 innings pitched, with 21 strikeouts.
  • The righty last pitched on Wednesday against the Yankees, when he threw 4 1/3 innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up six hits.
  • He will match up with a Rangers offense that ranks 29th in the league with 1040 total hits (on a .230 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .377 (28th in the league) with 149 total home runs (26th in MLB action).
  • The Angels were named the moneyline favorite for one Barria start this season — they lost.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of September 6, 2021 at 8:42 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rangers Stats vs Barria

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 8 .125 1 0 0 .125 .250
Nick Solak 5 .200 1 1 1 .200 1.000
Leody Taveras 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Nate Lowe 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Jose Trevino 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500

Rangers Probable Starter A.J. Alexy

  • Alexy heads to the mound for the Rangers to make his second start of the season, seeking his second win.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Tuesday, Aug. 31 against the Rockies, throwing five innings without allowing a run.
  • The Angels have scored 621 runs this season, which ranks 14th in MLB. They have 1144 hits, seventh in baseball, with 166 home runs (16th in the league).
  • His team won his only start as an underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of September 6, 2021 at 8:42 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Angels Betting Trends

  • The Angels score an average of 4.9 runs per home game and 4.2 per contest away from Angel Stadium.
  • The Angels have the No. 14 offense in MLB action scoring 4.5 runs per game (621 total runs).
  • The Angels have gone 38-30 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 55.9% of those games).
  • Los Angeles has a 26-15 record (winning 63.4% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -130 or shorter.
  • In the 137 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for Los Angeles, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 75 times (75-61-1).
  • Los Angeles has a 2-3 record over the five games it was favored on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.
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Rangers Betting Trends

  • The Rangers have scored the 29th-most runs in the league this season with just 526 (3.9 per game).
  • They’ve scored 3.7 runs per game this season on the road while averaging 4.1 at home.
  • This season, the Rangers have won 40 out of the 117 games, or 34.2%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Texas has entered 98 games this season as the underdog by +110 or more and is 32-66 in those contests.
  • Texas and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 65 of their 136 opportunities.
  • Texas has played as the underdog in 10 of its past 10 games and won four of those contests.

Angels Players to Watch

  • Shohei Ohtani has racked up a team-best 43 home runs and 93 runs batted in.
  • Among qualifying hitters in baseball, Ohtani ranks first in HR (43), and sixth in RBI (93).
  • Jared Walsh has 26 doubles, a triple, 25 home runs and 33 walks while batting .268.
  • Walsh does not rank among the top hitters in the majors among the qualified hitters in MLB play.
  • Walsh has safely hit in six straight games. During that streak he is batting .409 with two doubles, two home runs and seven RBIs.

Angels Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
David Fletcher 535 .286 70 2 43 .316 .667
Shohei Ohtani 462 .258 89 43 93 .344 .957
Jared Walsh 441 .268 56 25 80 .322 .823
Phil Gosselin 263 .278 29 5 37 .330 .703
Juan Lagares 258 .236 34 4 31 .261 .629
Max Stassi 233 .266 40 11 30 .341 .805
Kurt Suzuki 180 .217 13 4 13 .284 .606
Jack Mayfield 172 .215 21 9 24 .262 .681
Brandon Marsh 147 .259 15 1 13 .323 .690
Jo Adell 110 .245 14 3 21 .297 .688

Rangers Players to Watch

  • Nate Lowe has been key for Texas with 14 home runs, 61 RBI and a batting average of .260 this season.
  • Lowe’s batting stats do not rank among the top hitters in the majors among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Adolis Garcia is batting .248 this season with a team-high 29 home runs and 78 RBI.
  • Among qualified hitters, Garcia ranks 15th in HR in the league.

Rangers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 544 .263 63 7 44 .299 .656
Adolis García 484 .248 68 29 78 .296 .777
Nate Lowe 470 .260 57 14 61 .348 .748
Nick Solak 384 .240 49 11 42 .307 .682
Jose Trevino 235 .230 18 3 22 .258 .581
Jonah Heim 228 .197 19 8 24 .236 .587
Charlie Culberson 218 .248 21 4 18 .301 .677
Jason Martin 132 .189 12 6 15 .234 .575
DJ Peters 116 .207 14 9 22 .234 .708
Leody Taveras 89 .135 6 2 5 .189 .425

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