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Boston Red Sox Host Los Angeles Angels in MLB Baseball Betting Action

Los Angeles Angels


Boston Red Sox
Monday, August 18, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Fenway Park

The Los Angeles Angels pay a visit to Boston on Monday, hoping to shut down the Red Sox bats in baseball betting action at Fenway Park.

C.J. Wilson gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Los Angeles Angels on this Monday; he's 9-8 on the season. The Boston Red Sox, meanwhile, will counter with Brandon Workman, who will be looking to improve on his 1-6 mark.

Los Angeles Angels vs Boston Red Sox Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Los Angeles Angels were -126 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under betting.

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Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Angels vs Boston Red Sox Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.9-3.8 result in favor of the Angels. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Angels vs Boston Red Sox Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Red Sox sport a record of 56-67 heading into this matchup, while the Los Angeles Angels sit at 72-50 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Los Angeles injuries news.

This game puts the Boston Red Sox, most recently No. 29 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Los Angeles Angels, who rate a No. 12 in the latest survey.

How Los Angeles Angels vs Boston Red Sox Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Los Angeles Angels rank No. 3 at 9.11 hits per game. That compares with the Boston Red Sox No. 23 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Boston has the No. 22-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Angels own the No. 15 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at +122 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Los Angeles looks to rebound from a loss to the Rangers, who beat them 3-2 on Sunday behind a start from Nick Tepesch at Globe Life Park.

In their last action, Boston was a 8-1 loser at home against the Astros. Bettors on Houston at +114 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Red Sox endured a 8-1 loss at the hands of the Astros on Sunday, with Joe Kelly throwing 4 innings of 7-hit ball at Fenway Park.

Los Angeles Angels vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Trends

LA Angels is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels's last 6 games
LA Angels is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games on the road
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games at home

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