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Los Angeles Angels take on Red Sox in baseball test

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May 5, 1:35 PM | GrassFenway Park

Los Angeles Angels vs Boston Red Sox Odds

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The Los Angeles Angels will look to grab a road win when they take on the Red Sox in Boston at Fenway Park on Thursday in baseball odds action.

Joel Pineiro, with a record of 0-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Angels, while the Red Sox trot John Lackey to the mound in this one. He is 2-3 so far in 2011.

View LA Angels vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Angels were listed as +-160 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 9 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Red Sox sit at No. 6 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:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Angels rank No. 2 in the American League at 9.3 hits per game. That compares with Boston’s No. 7 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Los Angeles owns the American League's No. 7-rated road mark, allowing 4.2 runs per game on the highway. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 5-3 winner on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Los Angeles at +153 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Los Angeles won a close affair on Wednesday in their last outing, defeating Boston 5-3 in extra innings at Fenway Park.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing LA Angels are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few Angels at Red Sox trends to consider:
LA Angels are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 6 games on the road
LA Angels are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 15-2 SU in their last 17 games when playing LA Angels
Boston is 8-2 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Boston is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
Boston is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next up:
LA Angels home to Cleveland, Friday, May 6
Boston home to Minnesota, Friday, May 6