Angels vs Giants Betting Preview
Inter-league play resumes on Wednesday as the Angels take on the Giants at Angel Stadium in a key battle on the odds menu.
Los Angeles sends Jered Weaver out against Ryan Vogelsong for the Giants in this game. Weaver is 6-1 with a 2.61 ERA on the season, while Vogelsong is 6-2 on the year and has a 2.29 ERA.
Los Angeles opened as -160 moneyline favorites at 5Dimes in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 6.5.
The Angels sit at No. 4 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Giants sit at a National League No. 7 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Los Angeles' American League No. 11-ranked scoring average of 4.1 runs per game, against a Giants offense rated No. 11 and scoring 4 runs per game in the league. The Angels have averaged 8.7 hits per game to date this season, less than the Giants hitters have managed (9.1 per nine innings).
Defensively, San Francisco features the National League's No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.9 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the American League at home, scoring 4 runs per game.
San Francisco was a 12-5 loser in its last match on the road against the Angels. They lost as +205 underdogs, while the total score of 17 made winners of OVER bettors. San Francisco suffered a 12-5 loss against Los Angeles on Tuesday, as Barry Zito wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Angel Stadium.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 7-3
After playing LA Angels are 3-7
After a loss are 8-2
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing LA Dodgers are 8-2
After playing San Francisco are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
A few Giants at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 11 of San Francisco's last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco's last 8 games
San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
LA Angels are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing San Francisco
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Angels' last 8 games
San Francisco at Oakland, Friday, June 22
LA Angels home to LA Dodgers, Friday, June 22