MLB Game Preview - Tigers underdogs vs Angels at Los Angeles
Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels Odds
The Los Angeles Angels will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Detroit Tigers invade Angel Stadium on Sunday.
Doug Fister gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Tigers on this day; he's 3-0 on the season. The Angels, meanwhile, will counter with C.J. Wilson, who will be looking to improve on his 1-0 mark.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Angels as -123 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 9-rated Angels and the league No. 1-ranked Tigers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Los Angeles has the American League's No. 7-rated offensive output, at 10.1 hits per game. The Tigers average 10.2 hits per game, good for No. 1 on the American League list.
Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the American League's No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 4 runs per game on the highway. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Detroit was a 10-0 loser on the road against the Angels. Bettors on Los Angeles at -108 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Detroit was routed on Saturday at Angel Stadium, having a 10-0 loss put on them by the Los Angeles Angels in baseball betting action.
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing LA Angels are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Tigers at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Detroit's last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 9 games when playing LA Angels
Detroit is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Angels
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Detroit
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
Detroit home to Kansas City, Tuesday, April 23
LA Angels home to Texas, Monday, April 22