Cincinnati Reds vs Los Angeles Angels Preview
Los Angeles Angels vs Cincinnati Reds Odds
The Reds will be trying to slam their rivals from the other league on Monday, as the Los Angeles Angels visit in inter-league play at Great American Ball Park.
Los Angeles puts its faith in starter Jered Weaver to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-0. Getting the ball for the Reds is Johnny Cueto, who owns a 0-0 record on the season with a 0.00 ERA.
Cincinnati opened as -120 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 7.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 6-ranked Reds and the American League No. 5-rated Angels in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cincinnati has the National League's No. 1-rated offensive output, at 0 hits per game. The Angels average 0 hits per game, good for No. 3 on the American League list.
Los Angeles brings the American League's No. 1-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Reds' league No. 1-ranked defense.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 12-0 loser on the road against the Mariners. Bettors on Seattle at +184 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Los Angeles was scored on plenty on Wednesday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 12-0 loss to Seattle.
The Reds were a 6-4 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at +114 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Cincinnati looks to rebound from a loss to the Giants, who beat them 6-4 on Thursday behind a start from Matt Cain at Great American Ball Park.
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Cincinnati are 2-4
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing LA Angels are 4-2
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few Angels at Reds trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels' last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games on the road
LA Angels are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games
LA Angels are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cincinnati's last 14 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Cincinnati's last 20 games
Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
LA Angels at Cincinnati, Wednesday, April 3