The Texas Rangers are set to clash with the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 9, 2024, with first pitch scheduled for 9:38 PM under clear skies. Texas Rangers star pitcher, Max Scherzer, will take the mound with an impressive 2.700 ERA, facing Angels’ Roansy Contreras who enters the game with a 4.037 ERA.

As of now in the 2024 AL West Division, the Rangers are 10th with a 43-48 record, indicative of a .47 win percentage. Despite their challenges, the Rangers have shown resilience, evidenced by their current four-game win streak and six wins out of their last ten games. Conversely, the Angels rank 13th in the division with a 37-53 record, struggling with consistency this season, highlighted by their recent L2 streak.

In terms of betting odds, the game seems tilted in favor of the visiting Rangers. The point spread stands at 1.5 favoring the Rangers, with the over/under on total runs scored set at 8.5. For those betting straight up, the Rangers’ moneyline is notably higher at -173, compared to the Angels at +146, reflecting confidence from the odds makers in Texas’ stronger season performance and pitching advantage with Scherzer on the mound.