MLB Betting: Angels vs. Dodgers
Interleague play delivers the battle of Los Angeles today when the Angels and Dodgers clash at Dodger Stadium.
Rookie Tyler Chatwood (4-4, 3.84) gets the start for the Angels, while Hiroki Kuroda (5-8, 3.07) goes to the hill for the Dodgers. Chatwood tossed seven shutout innings in his last start against the Mets. Kuroda also pitched seven shutout innings in his last start against Houston.
Los Angeles opened as -150 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 7.5.
This game matches up the No. 10 (Dodgers) and the No. 7 (Angels) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Angels rank No. 6 in the American League at 8.9 hits per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 5 ranking in that category.
Defensively, Los Angeles features the American League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the National League at home, scoring 3 runs per game.
Los Angeles was an 8-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Dodgers. They won as -126 favorites, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors. The Angels enjoyed an 8-3 victory at the expense of the Dodgers on Friday, with Dan Haren throwing 6 innings of 10-hit ball at Dodger Stadium.
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing LA Dodgers are 7-3
After playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing LA Angels are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
A few Angels at Dodgers trends to consider:
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
LA Angels are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing LA Angels
LA Dodgers are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games
LA Dodgers are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games at home
LA Angels at LA Dodgers, Sunday, June 26