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Santiago Rolls Heading into SNB Game

Hector Santiago has pitched the Los Angeles Angels to four consecutive wins and payouts on the baseball betting lines as he takes the ball for them once again on Sunday Night Baseball in top odds action against the Boston Red Sox.

Santiago (6-4, 2.33 ERA) is coming off a strong win over the Mariners in which he gave up just one run on eight hits over seven innings while fanning seven batters. Eduardo Rodriguez (5-2, 3.59 ERA) will take the mound for Boston on Sunday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Los Angeles was a -135 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.5.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.5-4.4 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

The Los Angeles Angels sport a record of 50-40 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 42-49 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Boston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 4-ranked Los Angeles Angels and the No. 9-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles Angels No. 15 ranked offense (4.13 runs per game) against a Boston Red Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 27 at 4.65 runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Angels have been averaging 8.26 hits per game, less than the Boston Red Sox have managed so far this season (8.71 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Los Angeles has the No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the No. 27 mark in runs allowed.

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 3-0 to the Angels on Saturday at Angel Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games on the road
  • Boston is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing LA Angels
  • LA Angels is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
  • LA Angels is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels's last 5 games at home
  • LA Angels is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Los Angeles, Monday, July 20th