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The Baltimore Orioles and the Los Angeles Angels will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Angel Stadium.
The Orioles will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Chris Tillman in this game. Tillman has a 1-1 record and a 4.72 ERA this season.
It'll be Joe Blanton toeing the rubber for the Angels in this contest. Righthander Blanton is 0-4 with a 7.09 ERA so far this season.
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.
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.
Baltimore: 16-12 SU
Los Angeles: 10-17 SU
Baltimore most recently:
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 most recently:
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 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's 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's last 5 games when playing at home against Baltimore
LA Angels home to Baltimore, Friday, May 3