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    The Texas Rangers (64-84) host the Los Angeles Angels (65-84) at 2:05 PM ET on Thursday at Globe Life Field. The Rangers are favored (-144) to break the 1-1 tie and take the series over the Angels (+123). Martin Perez starts for Texas while Los Angeles will counter with Michael Lorenzen.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rangers vs. Angels

    • Game Day: Thursday, September 22, 2022
    • Game Time: 2:05 PM ET
    • Location: Arlington, Texas
    • Stadium: Globe Life Field
    Rangers vs Angels Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rangers -144 8

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers average 1.2 home runs per game to rank eighth in MLB play with 182 total home runs.
    • The Rangers rank 15th in the majors with a .242 batting average.
    • The Rangers’ .304 on-base percentage ranks 24th in the league.
    • The Rangers’ 8.9 strikeouts per game rank 23rd in the league.
    • The Rangers average 1.3 homers per game when playing at home this season (94 total in home contests).
    • The Rangers have a .408 slugging percentage and are averaging 2.8 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team averages 8.1 hits per game and is batting .243 at home this season.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Marcus Semien has 30 doubles, five triples, 23 home runs and 49 walks while batting .252.
    • Among all qualified batters in MLB, Semien’s batting average ranks 73rd, his on-base percentage ranks 108th, and he is 64th in slugging.
    • Corey Seager is batting .244 with 22 doubles, a triple, 31 home runs and 57 walks.
    • Seager is 93rd in batting average, 85th in on-base percentage and 42nd in slugging in the major leagues.
    • Seager heads into this game looking to extend his three-game hit streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .263 with three doubles, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
    • Adolis Garcia is batting .252 with a .458 slugging percentage and 94 RBI this year.
    • Nate Lowe has 167 hits and an OBP of .363 to go with a slugging percentage of .503. All three of those stats are tops among Texas hitters this season.

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels have hit 178 homers this season, which ranks 11th in the league.
    • The Angels have a team batting average of just .229 this season, which ranks 26th among MLB teams.
    • The Angels have an on-base percentage of .294 this season, which ranks 26th in the league.
    • The Angels rank last in strikeouts per game (9.7) among MLB offenses.
    • In 74 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 80 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • They are slugging .364 in 74 road games this season.
    • In 74 road games this season, they have a batting average of .220 while averaging 7.4 base hits per contest.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Shohei Ohtani has a team-high OBP (.358) and slugging percentage (.534), while pacing the Angels in hits (144).
    • Ohtani ranks 42nd in batting average, 24th in on-base percentage and seventh in slugging percentage among all qualifying batters in the majors.
    • Ohtani hopes to build on a seven-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .343 with five doubles, a home run, five walks and three RBI.
    • Mike Trout is batting .273 with 20 doubles, two triples, 36 home runs and 47 walks.
    • Taylor Ward is hitting .273 with 17 doubles, two triples, 19 home runs and 57 walks.
    • Luis Rengifo is batting .274 with 22 doubles, four triples, 15 home runs and 15 walks.

    Rangers vs. Angels Probable Pitchers

    Pérez Lorenzen
    29 GS 15
    12-6 W-L 7-6
    2.84 ERA 4.74
    177.1 IP 81.2
    58 BB 36
    159 SO 63

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