Los Angeles Angels Starter Tyler Skaggs Out to Silence Detroit Tigers Bats in MLB Contest

Detroit Tigers

vs

Los Angeles Angels
Friday, July 25, 2014 10:05 PM ET
Angel Stadium

The Detroit Tigers will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Angels in Los Angeles at Angel Stadium on Friday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

For the Los Angeles Angels, Tyler Skaggs gets the ball, charged with keeping the Detroit Tigers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Drew Smyly, 6-8 on the year.

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 119 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for odds updates at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.4-5 win for the Angels. A 5.4-5 result in favor of the Angels is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Angels sport a record of 60-41 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Tigers sit at 57-42 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Detroit injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 1-ranked Los Angeles Angels and the No. 5-rated Detroit Tigers in this matchup.

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How Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Los Angeles Angels and its No. 2-rated batting order, averaging 4.95 runs per nine innings, against the No. 3 lineup of the Detroit Tigers at 4.79 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 3.83 runs per game on the highway. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit won its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Angels on July 24. Bettors who backed the Tigers at +107 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Tigers hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when Max Scherzer struck out 11 batters in 6-4 victory on Thursday at Angel Stadium.

Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Odds Trends

Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Detroit is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing LA Angels
Detroit is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
LA Angels is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
LA Angels is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels's last 7 games
LA Angels is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Los Angeles, Saturday, July 26th

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