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Angels Flying High Against Tigers

It has been a season of inconsistency for the Los Angeles Angels, but a weekday series against the Detroit Tigers could cure what ails them. The Halos have won 10 of the last 11 meetings between the two clubs overall and eight straight at Angels Stadium.

Shark Bites
  • The Angels are 12-4 in their past 16 games that Hector Santiago starts.
  • The OVER is 13-5 in the Tigers’ past 18 games as underdogs.
  • Miguel Cabrera has a lifetime .412 on-base percentage against Hector Santiago.

Hector Santiago is coming off his two worst starts of the season after he failed to make it through the third inning in either outing while allowing 10 combined runs. The entire month of May has seen the lefty struggle to a 6.35 ERA – that number was also decreased greatly by an eight-inning, two-hit outing against the Mariners.

The Tigers will send mediocrity incarnate to the mound when Anibal Sanchez starts Tuesday. The Tigers have dropped each of Sanchez’ past five starts with the righty going 0-4 with a 6.00 ERA while surrendering six home runs in that span.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Los Angeles sat as -121 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.2-4.0 victory for the Angels. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Angels bring a 23-28 record to the battle against the 24-26 Tigers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Detroit injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Los Angeles Angels at No. 19 and the Detroit Tigers at No. 18 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles Angels No. 17 ranked offense (4.16 runs per game) against a Detroit Tigers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 24 at 4.76 runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Angels have been averaging 8.55 hits per game, less than the Detroit Tigers have managed so far this season (8.98 hits on average).

Defensively, Detroit features the No. 24-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.59 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 at home, scoring 4.04 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers hope to make more contact than they did in their start against J Chacin, who struck out 10 batters in 5-1 loss on Monday at Angel Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games when playing LA Angels
  • LA Angels is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • LA Angels is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Angels's last 10 games at home
  • LA Angels is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Los Angeles, Wednesday, June 1st

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