Los Angeles Angels (17-26) at Texas Rangers (14-27)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 8:05 pm (Globe Life Field)
Andrew Heaney vs. Kyle Cody (0-1) (0.00)
The Line: Texas Rangers -120 / Los Angeles Angels +100 --- Over/Under: 9.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Los Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers meet Wednesday in MLB action at Globe Life Field.
The Los Angeles Angels look for a win after winning five of their last six games. The Angels have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last seven games. The Angels have won six of their last seven games when scoring four or more runs. David Fletcher leads the Angels with 45 hits and 13 RBI while Mike Trout and Anthony Rendon have combined for 81 hits and 62 RBI. Andrew Heaney gets the ball, and he is 3-2 with a 3.89 ERA and 47 strikeouts this season. Heaney is 2-4 with a 5.28 ERA and 70 strikeouts in his career against the Rangers.
The Texas Rangers need a win after losing eight of their last 10 games. The Rangers have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 11 games. The Rangers have lost seven of their last 10 games when scoring four or more runs. Isiah Kiner-Falefa leads the Rangers with 42 hits and seven RBI while Nick Solak and Todd Frazier have combined for 67 hits and 24 RBI. Kyle Cody gets the ball, and he is 0-1 with a 0.00 ERA and eight strikeouts this season. This will be Cody’s first career game against the Angels.
The Angels are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series, 17-37 in their last 54 road games and 1-10 in their last 11 Wednesday games. The Rangers are 11-30 in their last 41 games as an underdog, 1-4 in their last 5 Wednesday games and 1-4 in their last 5 home games. The over is 5-0 in Angels last 5 road games. The over is 3-1-1 in Rangers last 5 overall. The Angels are 0-4 in the last 4 meetings.
Andrew Heaney has allowed one run and seven hits in his last 14.2 innings while Kyle Cody has allowed no earned runs and two hits in 7.1 innings on the season. There's not much of a sample size to get behind Cody with just 7.1 major league innings, and the Rangers have had major issues lately stringing wins together. The Los Angeles Angels are playing the better baseball right now and should be the pick here with the even money.