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Rick Porcello, Garrett Richards Take Mound in Boston Red Sox vs Los Angeles Angels Tilt

MLB wagering interest swings to the Boston Red Sox vs Los Angeles Angels battle on Saturday at Angel Stadium as the Angels try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Garrett Richards will take the mound for the Los Angeles Angels, and he'll carry a 9-6 record into the contest. Rick Porcello gets the ball for the Boston Red Sox; he's 5-9 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Boston Red Sox were listed as 143 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Saturday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.6-4.6 victory for the Angels. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Los Angeles Angels Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Los Angeles (49-40) will face the 42-48 Red Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Boston injuries news.

The Los Angeles Angels sit at No. 4 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Boston Red Sox sit at No. 9 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Los Angeles owns the No. 21 ranking for hits at 8.29 per game. By contrast, the Boston Red Sox are rated No. 8 in the same category at 8.79 per game.

Boston brings the No. 27-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Angels's No. 7-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Sox were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Los Angeles staff and losing 1-0 to the Angels on Friday at Angel Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
  • Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Boston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing LA Angels
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games when playing LA Angels
  • LA Angels is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Angels's last 10 games
  • LA Angels is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Los Angeles, Sunday, July 19th