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Detroit Tigers vs. Los Angeles Angels

The Detroit Tigers and the Los Angeles Angels will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Angel Stadium.

The Tigers will give the ball to starter Drew Smyly in this one. Left hander Smyly is 6-8 this season with a 3.80 ERA.

It'll be Tyler Skaggs toeing the rubber for the Angels in this contest. Left hander Skaggs is 5-5 with a 4.65 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Angels as -129-moneyline favorites versus the Tigers, while the game's total opened at 8

Detroit won its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Angels on July 24. Bettors who backed the Tigers at +107 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Detroit:
Team record: 57-42
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Detroit is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing LA Angels
Detroit is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Angels

Los Angeles:
Team record: 60-41
LA Angels is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
LA Angels is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels's last 7 games
LA Angels is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next up:
Detroit at LA Angels Saturday, July 26