Justin Masterson, Jerome Williams take mound in Angels vs Indians tilt
Cleveland Indians vs Los Angeles Angels Odds
Los Angeles will look to improve on its 55-69 record when take on Cleveland, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Wednesday.
The Angels will rely on Jerome Williams to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Justin Masterson will be his counterpart for the Indians. Jerome Williams is 4-9 this season, and Justin Masterson is 13-9.
Los Angeles was a +116 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 8.5.
This game matches up the No. 9 (Angels) and the No. 6 (Indians) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles' No. 5-rated American League offense, averaging 4.5 runs per game, against a Indians defense that ranks No. 9 in the American League at 4.4 in runs allowed per game. The Angels have averaged 9.1 hits per game so far, more than Indians batters have averaged on the year (8.6 hits per game).
Defensively, Cleveland features the American League's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the American League at home, scoring 4.4 runs per game.
The Indians were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Angels. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at -104 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Indians beat Los Angeles in extra innings, earning a 4-1 victory at Angel Stadium in MLB wagering action.
A few Indians at Angels trends to consider:
Cleveland is 5-9-1 SU in its last 15 games ,
Cleveland is 3-6-1 SU in their last 10 games ,when playing on the road against LA Angels
Cleveland is 2-4-1 SU in their last 7 games ,when playing LA Angels
LA Angels are 1-3-1 SU in their last 5 games ,
LA Angels are 1-7-1 SU in their last 9 games ,at home
Cleveland home to Minnesota, Friday, August 23
LA Angels at Seattle, Friday, August 23