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Baseball Matchup - Los Angeles Angels Los Angeles Dodgers Odds Preview

Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Angels
May 30, 10:05 PM | GrassAngel Stadium

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Los Angeles Angels Odds

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Inter-league play resumes on Thursday as the Angels take on the Dodgers at Angel Stadium in a key battle on the odds menu.

For the Angels, Jason Vargas gets the ball, charged with keeping the Dodgers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Ted Lilly, 0-1 on the year.

View LA Dodgers vs LA Angels Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Los Angeles was a -152 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 8.5.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 10-rated Angels and the league No. 8-ranked Dodgers, 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. 8-rated offensive output, at 9 hits per game. The Dodgers average 8.5 hits per game, good for No. 7 on the National League list.

Los Angeles brings the National League's No. 9-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Angels' league No. 11-ranked defense.

The Dodgers were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Angels. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -180 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-3 to Los Angeles on Wednesday at Angel Stadium.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 5-5
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Dodgers at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of LA Dodgers' last 14 games when playing LA Angels
LA Dodgers are 7-14 SU in their last 21 games when playing LA Angels
LA Dodgers are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games on the road
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games
LA Angels are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
LA Angels are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games

Next up:
LA Dodgers at Colorado, Friday, May 31
LA Angels home to Houston, Friday, May 31