Texas got 1 inning of work from Neal Cotts en route to a 5-3 victory over Los Angeles on Friday at Rangers Ballpark.
Texas was favored by -138 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Texas got 5 1/3 innings from Alexi Ogando, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 4. Neal Cotts earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from Alex Rios in the win.
Los Angeles got a 6-inning outing from C.J. Wilson in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 4 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Kole Calhoun had 2 hits in the loss for the Angels.
Los Angeles enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-7 advantage in hits.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.