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April 23, 9:05 PM | GrassAngel Stadium

Boston Red Sox vs Los Angeles Angels Odds


Los Angeles will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Boston Red Sox pay a visit to Angel Stadium.

Los Angeles sends Ervin Santana out against Daisuke Matsuzaka for the Red Sox in this game. Santana is 0-2 with a 5.26 ERA on the season, while Matsuzaka is 1-2 on the year and has a 6.43 ERA.

View Boston vs LA Angels Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Los Angeles opened as -130 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 8.5.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Los Angeles' American League No. 8-ranked scoring average of 4.2 runs per game, against a Red Sox offense rated No. 9 and scoring 4.2 runs per game in the league. The Angels have averaged 9.4 hits per game to date this season, more than the Red Sox hitters have managed (7.7 per nine innings).

Los Angeles owns the American League's No. 2 defense, allowing 3.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Boston's American League No. 14-rated defense.

Boston was a 4-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Angels. They won as +100 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Red Sox enjoyed a 4-3 victory at the expense of the Angels on Friday, with Jon Lester throwing 6 innings of 4-hit ball at Angel Stadium.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing LA Angels are 8-2
After playing LA Angels are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 1-9
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3

A few Red Sox at Angels trends to consider:
Boston is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
Boston is 11-1 SU in their last 12 games when playing LA Angels
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Boston is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Angels' last 12 games
LA Angels are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games
LA Angels are 1-11 SU in their last 12 games when playing Boston

Next up:
Boston at LA Angels, Sunday, April 24