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Rick Porcello, Tim Lincecum Take Mound in Boston Red Sox vs Los Angeles Angels Tilt

The Los Angeles Angels will look to improve on a 46-56 record when they take on the Boston Red Sox, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Friday.

For the Los Angeles Angels, Tim Lincecum gets the ball, charged with keeping the Boston Red Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Rick Porcello, 13-2 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Los Angeles Angels were listed as 165 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 6.9-4.0 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 (46-56) will face the 55-45 Red Sox in this tilt. 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. 2-ranked Los Angeles Angels and the No. 4-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Los Angeles owns the No. 6 ranking for hits at 9.17 per game. By contrast, the Boston Red Sox are rated No. 1 in the same category at 10.22 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Los Angeles has the No. 18-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the No. 24 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in D Price's start, as they lost 2-1 against Los Angeles on Thursday at Angel Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Boston's last 15 games
  • Boston is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • LA Angels is 14-5 ATS in its last 19 games
  • LA Angels is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
  • LA Angels is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • LA Angels is 7-14 ATS in its last 21 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Los Angeles, Saturday, July 30th