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Felix Doubront vs C.J. Wilson matchup featured in MLB action

Boston Red SoxLos Angeles Angels
July 5, 10:05 PM | GrassAngel Stadium

Boston Red Sox vs Los Angeles Angels Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Angel Stadium on Friday as host Los Angeles battles the Boston Red Sox in baseball odds action.

Los Angeles sends C.J. Wilson out against Felix Doubront for the Red Sox in this game. Wilson is 8-5 with a 3.63 ERA on the season, while Doubront is 4-3 on the year and has a 3.82 ERA.

View Boston vs LA Angels Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Angels were listed as -158 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 8-rated Angels and the league No. 2-ranked Red Sox, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles' No. 6-rated American League offense, averaging 4.6 runs per game, against a Red Sox defense that ranks No. 6 in the American League at 4.1 in runs allowed per game. The Angels have averaged 9.2 hits per game so far, less than Red Sox batters have averaged on the year (9.6 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the American League's No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Boston, they were an 8-2 winner as they battled the Padres at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -160 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Boston got the job done in their last match in an 8-2 victory over San Diego on Thursday at Fenway Park behind starter Allen Webster.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 6-5 winner at home against the Cardinals. Bettors on Los Angeles at +125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Angels grabbed a win last time out, defeating Adam Wainwright and the Cardinals 6-5 on Thursday at Angel Stadium.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

A few Red Sox at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston's last 8 games when playing LA Angels
Boston is 7-3 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
LA Angels are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Angels' last 8 games when playing Boston
LA Angels are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games when playing Boston
LA Angels are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games at home

Next up:
Boston at LA Angels, Saturday, July 6