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Garrett Richards, Henderson Alvarez take mound in Blue Jays vs Angels tilt

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June 30, 1:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Los Angeles Angels vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

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The Toronto Blue Jays battle the visiting Los Angeles Angels on Saturday in MLB betting action at Rogers Centre.

Garrett Richards, with a record of 2-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Angels, while the Blue Jays trot Henderson Alvarez to the mound in this one. He is 4-6 so far in 2012.

View LA Angels vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Toronto sat as +114 underdogs. The total was set at 10.

Power Rankings:
The Blue Jays sit at No. 5 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Angels sit at an American League No. 3 on the same chart.


How They Match Up:
At the plate, Toronto owns the No. 8 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.7 per game. By contrast, the Angels are rated No. 4 in the same category at 9.1 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Los Angeles owns the American League's No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. Toronto, on the other hand, rates No. 3 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 7-5 loser on the road against the Blue Jays. Bettors on Toronto at +110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Los Angeles looks to rebound from a loss to the Blue Jays, who beat them 7-5 on Friday behind a start from Carlos Villanueva at Rogers Centre.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Angels at Blue Jays trends to consider:
LA Angels are 14-2 SU in their last 16 games on the road
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
LA Angels at Toronto, Sunday, July 1