Free MLB Picks Today: Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 6/13/23

Free MLB Picks Today: Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 6/13/23
Tue 13th June 2023

Shohei Ohtani will be looking to extend his 16-game on-base streak as the Los Angeles Angels (37-31) face off against the Texas Rangers (41-24) at Globe Life Field on Tuesday. The Angels took Monday’s series opener 9-6 in 12 innings, their second head-to-head victory in four games this season.

Sam Bachman threw two scoreless innings out of the bullpen to get the win. Ohtani was 2 for 4 with two home runs and four RBIs in the win. Chad Wallach added a home run and two RBIs.

Corey Seager went 1 for 3 with one run for the Rangers. Ezequiel Duran added a home run and three RBIs.


Jaime Barria (2-2, 1.85 ERA) is in line for the start for Los Angeles. The right-hander allowed two runs over five innings in his last start, a 6-2 road win over the Cubs on Wednesday. He yielded three hits while striking out three and walking one in the no-decision.

Barria has made one previous appearance against the Rangers this season, a 5-4 home victory on May 5. He surrendered one run on three hits over four innings, striking out three.


Over the last five games, Los Angeles has averaged 5.6 runs a game, a small gain compared to their season average of 4.9. Texas is averaging only 4.0 runs per game in the last five, down from 6.2 for the season, with their slash line slipping across the board (.200/.291/.361).

The Rangers have a .784 OPS against righties in 2023, the second highest in MLB. With a .859 OPS over 189 at-bats, Marcus Semien has been their best hitter against right-handers.


Los Angeles is 17-17 away from home in 2023, scoring 4.9 runs per game while allowing 4.5 runs. Texas has gone 21-10 at Globe Life Field this season, averaging 6.7 runs per game while surrendering 4.2.

The AL West rivals have split their last 10 meetings head-to-head at Globe Life Field, though Los Angeles has the scoring advantage with an average final margin of 5.7-5.4.


The Rangers lead the AL West by four games over the Astros. The Angels are third in the AL West, five games behind the Rangers.

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Texas Rangers (-130)

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