Angels Vs Rangers: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – April 20, 2021

Written By PlayPicks Staff on April 20, 2021

Led by Justin Upton (on a two-game homer streak), the Los Angeles Angels (8-6) are favorites to win against the Texas Rangers (8-9) on Tuesday at 9:38 PM ET. Oddsmakers have named the Angels as -230 favorites for the game. Shohei Ohtani starts for Los Angeles while Texas will counter with Jordan Lyles.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 20, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Angels vs Rangers Betting Lines

Angels Betting Insights

  • This season, the Angels have won five out of the 11 games, or 45.5%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • Los Angeles has played as a favorite of -230 or more once this season and lost that game.
  • The Angels have a 66.9% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • The Angels and their opponents have combined to hit the over six times in their last 10 games with a total.

Angels Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 5.1
HR 11
ERA 4.75
K/9 10.7

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Rangers Betting Insights

  • The Rangers have come away with eight wins in the 15 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • Texas has played as an underdog of +190 or more just one time this year and came away with a win in that game.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Rangers have a 33.1% chance of pulling out a win.
  • In their last 10 matchups with a total posted by sportsbooks, the Rangers and their opponents are 4-6 when it comes to hitting the over.

Rangers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 3.3
HR 9
ERA 3.07
K/9 8.7

Rangers Probable Pitcher – Jordan Lyles

  • Lyles (1-0) gets the starting nod for the Rangers in his fourth start of the season. He’s put together a 4.70 ERA in 15 1/3 innings pitched, with 13 strikeouts.
  • His last appearance came on Thursday against the Rays, when the right-hander threw 5 1/3 innings, surrendering three earned runs while giving up five hits.
  • The 30-year-old has put up a 4.70 ERA and 7.6 strikeouts per nine innings across three games this season, while allowing a batting average of .271 to opposing batters.
  • Lyles enters this game with two outings of five or more innings pitched this season.
  • The Rangers are 2-1 in Lyles’ three starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 20, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Angels Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 8-6
Home 5-3
Road 3-3
vs LHP (Starters) 1-3
vs RHP (Starters) 7-3
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 8-6

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Angels Probable Pitcher – Shohei Ohtani

  • Ohtani will get the start for the Angels, his second of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched out of the bullpen on Tuesday, when he threw 2/3 innings while allowing hits to the Rangers.
  • When he starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 5-6.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 20, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Rangers Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 8-9
Home 3-6
Road 5-3
vs LHP (Starters) 5-3
vs RHP (Starters) 3-6
Day Games 2-2
Night Games 6-7

Angels Hitting Stats

  • The Angels average 1.3 home runs per game to rank 16th in MLB play with 18 total home runs .
  • The Angels average 1.5 homers per game when playing at home this season (12 total in home outings).
  • Los Angeles has 11 home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Mike Trout leads Los Angeles in batting average (.354) and home runs (four) this season, while also chipping in with 10 RBI.
  • Ohtani leads Los Angeles in home runs with four while driving in 12 runs and slugging .655.

Rangers Hitting Stats

  • The Rangers have hit 17 homers this season, which ranks 17th in the league.
  • They have won three of the four games this season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • Texas has hit nine home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Nick Solak is hitting .290 with a double, three home runs and three walks.
  • Nate Lowe has hit four home runs with 16 runs batted in. Both are team-highs.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Rangers (+190)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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