Scherzer set to take on Richards, Angels
The Detroit Tigers will hand the ball to Max Scherzer on Thursday night as they take on Garrett Richards and the Los Angeles Angels in top baseball betting action at the sportsbooks.
Scherzer sits at 11-3 with a 3.34 ERA on the season, and in his career against the Angels he's 3-1 with a 2.16 ERA over five starts. Richards is 11-2 with a 2.47 ERA, and he held the Mariners to just one run in eight innings last time out.
Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels Opening Odds and Betting Line
Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Detroit Tigers listed as underdogs of 117 at most sportsbooks, including BetDSI. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7, check for odds updates at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.4-5 victory for the Angels. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Los Angeles (60-40) will face the 56-42 Tigers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Detroit injuries news.
The Los Angeles Angels sit at No. 1 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Detroit Tigers sit at No. 5 on the same chart.
How Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels Stats Matchup
At the plate, Los Angeles owns the No. 3 ranking for hits at 9.33 per game. By contrast, the Detroit Tigers are rated No. 2 in the same category at 9.58 per game.
Defensively, Detroit features the No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.83 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 at home, scoring 4.75 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Detroit was a 11-5 winner on the road against the Diamondbacks. Bettors on Detroit at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (16) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Tigers enjoyed a 11-5 victory at the expense of the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, with Anibal Sanchez throwing 6 1/3 innings of 11-hit ball at Chase Field.
The Angels were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Orioles. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -169 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles got the job done in their last match in a 3-2 victory over Baltimore on Wednesday at Angel Stadium behind starter Jered Weaver.
Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Odds Trends
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games
Detroit is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
Detroit is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games when playing LA Angels
LA Angels is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels's last 6 games
LA Angels is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels's last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Detroit at Los Angeles, Friday, July 25th