|MLB Angels vs. Rangers MLB Picks & Predictions for Saturday, September 29|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Saturday, 29 September 2012 11:15|
Angels vs. Rangers Free Pick
ARLINGTON, TX (ATS Consultants) – This is the first game of a three-game series. Ervin Santana takes the mound for the Angels, while Derek Holland goes to the hill for the Rangers. The opening pitch starts at 4:05mET from Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Rangers as a -120 favorite over the Angels. The total is 10 in most books. The Angels come in with a 86-70 record and are 70-78 Under, while the Rangers are 92-64 overall and are 68-81 Under.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Rangers opened as a -130 favorite and moved to -120 in most books. The total started at 10 and remained there in most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers currently placed on tonight’s game, 65% of public bettors favor the Rangers. These numbers are subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the “Public Betting” link available in this paragraph to get the most up-to-date information.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the under. According to latest MLB trends, 5-19-3 Under last 27 games with the total set at 6.5 or lower, 5-15-1 Under last 21 road games with the total set at 6.5 or lower, 4-12-3 Under vs. a team with a winning record and is 9-23-3 Under in Santana's last 35 starts following a Quality Start in his last appearance. Texas is 2-7 Under last 9 Saturday games, 15-32-4 Under last 51 during game 2 of a series and is 2-5-1 in Holland's last 8 home starts. Santana has pitched very well lately, posting a 1.83 ERA in his last three starts. Holland has a 3.71 ERA in his last three starts, which is better than his 4.50 ERA overall. It's late in the season, the bats are cooling down some and this is a high total. The Angels need a strong pitching performance.
SATURDAY MLB FREE PICK: ANGELS/RANGERS UNDER 10ATSSportsline.com has been providing winning sports picks since 1992. Want more from ATS Consultants? Click Free Picks to get daily winners delivered directly to your inbox with no obligation!