Smyly expected to start for Texas at Los Angeles

Texas Rangers (5-3, second in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (2-6, fifth in the AL West)

Anaheim, California; Saturday, 4 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Drew Smyly (0-0, 3.00 ERA) Angels: Tyler Skaggs (0-1, 3.86 ERA)

LINE: Angels favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Texas Rangers visit the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.

The Angels went 37-39 in division play in 2018. Los Angeles averaged 8.2 hits with three extra base hits per game and 249 total doubles last year.

The Rangers finished 28-48 against AL West Division opponents in 2018. Texas hit .240 as a team with 3.0 extra base hits per game and 194 total home runs last season.