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    The Texas Rangers (70-48) host the Los Angeles Angels (59-60) at 8:05 PM ET on Monday, providing a matchup between two top-10 power hitters. Adolis Garcia has 29 homers (seventh in MLB) for the favored Rangers (-176), and Shohei Ohtani ranks second in MLB play with 41 home runs this season for the underdog Angels (+150). Texas’ Max Scherzer and Los Angeles’ Patrick Sandoval will take the mound first.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rangers vs. Angels

    • Game Day: Monday, August 14, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:05 PM ET
    • Location: Arlington, Texas
    • Stadium: Globe Life Field
    Rangers vs Angels Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rangers -176 9

    How Do I Watch the Rangers vs. the Angels?

    • TV Channel: BSSW

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers are fifth in baseball with 165 home runs. They average 1.4 per game.
    • Texas’ .271 batting average is second-best in the majors.
    • The Rangers’ .341 on-base percentage is second-best in MLB.
    • Texas strikes out 8.6 times per game to rank 15th in MLB.
    • The Rangers average 1.8 homers per game when playing at home this season (106 total in home outings).
    • Texas is slugging .505 with four extra-base hits per game in home contests.
    • The club averages 9.6 hits per game and is batting .283 at home this season.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Marcus Semien leads Texas with a slugging percentage of .464, fueled by 50 extra-base hits. He has a .281 batting average and an on-base percentage of .352.
    • Among qualifying batters, he is 24th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 37th, and he is 47th in slugging.
    • Semien hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .333 with a triple, two walks and an RBI.
    • Garcia has 113 hits, which is best among Texas batters this season. He’s batting .259 with 53 extra-base hits. He’s also slugging .514 with an on-base percentage of .338.
    • Among all qualified hitters, he ranks 67th in batting average, 56th in on-base percentage and 14th in slugging percentage.
    • Corey Seager has collected 105 base hits, an OBP of .407 and a slugging percentage of .649 this season.
    • Seager heads into this game with two games in a row with at least one hit. In his last five games he is batting .348 with two doubles, two home runs, a walk and four RBI.
    • Nate Lowe has 127 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .370.

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels’ 177 home runs rank third in Major League Baseball.
    • Los Angeles ranks 12th in MLB with a .252 team batting average.
    • The Angels are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking 10th with an OBP of .326.
    • Los Angeles ranks 25th with an average of 9.3 strikeouts per game.
    • In 60 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 82 homers, an average of 1.4 per contest.
    • In 60 road games this season, it is slugging .437 with 192 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 60 road games this season, they have a batting average of .262 while averaging 9.2 base hits per contest.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Ohtani has racked up a team-high OBP (.408) and slugging percentage (.665), and paces the Angels in hits (133, while batting .305).
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, he ranks eighth in batting average, fourth in on-base percentage and first in slugging percentage.
    • Ohtani heads into this game on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .235 with a double, a home run, four walks and two RBI.
    • Hunter Renfroe is batting .246 with 29 doubles, 17 home runs and 33 walks. He’s slugging .440 with an on-base percentage of .305.
    • His batting average is 99th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 117th, and he is 67th in slugging.
    • Luis Rengifo is hitting .237 with 12 doubles, three triples, 11 home runs and 35 walks.
    • Brandon Drury has 19 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 16 walks while hitting .274.

    Rangers vs. Angels Probable Pitchers

    Max Scherzer (TEX) Pitcher Patrick Sandoval (LAA)
    11 – 4 W/L 6 – 8
    120.2 IP 109.2
    3.88 ERA 4.10
    1.177 WHIP 1.386
    10.1 K/9 7.6
    2.5 BB/9 3.8

    Rangers vs. Angels Injury Updates

    • Rangers: Josh Jung: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Brad Miller: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Nathan Eovaldi: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Jacob deGrom: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
    • Angels: Mike Trout: 10 Day IL (Hand), Zach Neto: 10 Day IL (Back), Anthony Rendon: 10 Day IL (Shin), Chris Devenski: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Max Stassi: 60 Day IL (Hip ), Taylor Ward: 60 Day IL (Face), Jo Adell: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Logan O’Hoppe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Gio Urshela: 60 Day IL (Pelvis), José Quijada: 60 Day IL (Elbow), José Suarez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Austin Warren: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Sam Bachman: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Ben Joyce: 60 Day IL (Arm), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Rangers and Angels (Last 10 Games)

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