Los Angeles Sends Matt Shoemaker vs Justin Verlander in Detroit Tigers vs Angels Game

Detroit Tigers

vs

Los Angeles Angels
Saturday, July 26, 2014 9:05 PM ET
Angel Stadium

The visiting Detroit Tigers hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to pick up a win at Angel Stadium against the Los Angeles Angels.

Justin Verlander gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Detroit Tigers on this Saturday; he's 9-8 on the season. The Los Angeles Angels, meanwhile, will counter with Matt Shoemaker, who will be looking to improve on his 7-3 mark.

Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the Los Angeles Angels in this matchup found them as -111 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 8.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Angels to win this game 5.3-5. 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 61-41 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Tigers sit at 57-43 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Detroit injuries news.

This game puts the Los Angeles Angels, most recently No. 1 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Detroit Tigers, who rate a No. 5 in the latest survey.

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How Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels Stats Matchup

The game also pits Los Angeles Angels No. 2-rated offense, averaging 4.92 runs per game, against a Detroit Tigers defense that ranks No. 19 at 4.27 in runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Angels have averaged 9.29 hits per game so far, less than Detroit Tigers batters have averaged on the year (9.56 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 3.8 runs per game on the highway. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit was a 2-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Angels. They lost as +120 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Tigers starter, Drew Smyly, was terrific in striking out 11 Los Angeles batters last time out, but Detroit still lost 2-1 on Friday at Angel Stadium.

Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Odds Trends

Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 12 games
Detroit is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Detroit is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games when playing LA Angels
LA Angels is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games
LA Angels is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Los Angeles, Sunday, July 27th

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