Los Angeles Angels vs Baltimore Orioles Betting Preview
Baltimore Orioles vs Los Angeles Angels Odds
The Baltimore Orioles will look to grab a road win when they take on the Angels in Los Angeles at Angel Stadium on Thursday in baseball odds action.
Los Angeles sends Joe Blanton out against Chris Tillman for the Orioles in this game. Blanton is 0-4 with a 7.09 ERA on the season, while Tillman is 1-1 on the year and has a 4.72 ERA.
The Orioles were listed as +-116 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 9 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 4-rated Orioles taking on the American League's No. 12-rated Angels in this contest.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Los Angeles owns the No. 2 ranking for hits in the American League at 9.5 per game. By contrast, the Orioles are rated No. 6 in the same category at 9 per game.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Los Angeles has the American League's No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Orioles own the American League's No. 9 mark in runs allowed.
Last time out for Baltimore, they were an 8-3 loser as they battled the Mariners on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at +118 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Baltimore looks to rebound from a loss to the Mariners, who beat them 8-3 on Wednesday behind a start from Aaron Harang at Safeco Field.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 5-4 winner on the road against the Athletics. Bettors on Los Angeles at +108 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Athletics, a 5-4 final on Wednesday in support of C.J. Wilson at O.co Coliseum.
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
A few Orioles at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
Baltimore is 2-8 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games at home
LA Angels are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Baltimore
LA Angels are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Baltimore at LA Angels, Friday, May 3