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Los Angeles Angels vs Boston Red Sox MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Boston and Los Angeles on Saturday, with the host Red Sox trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

It's a pitching duel between Clay Buchholz for the Boston Red Sox (3-8 on the year) and Hector Santiago for Los Angeles Angels (4-4 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Boston was a -172 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 10.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.2-5.8 win for the Red Sox. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Red Sox bring a 43-36 record to the battle against the 32-48 Angels. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Boston Red Sox vs Los Angeles Angels odds would favor the Red Sox if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Boston is rated No. 17 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 26.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Boston owns the No. 1 ranking for hits at 10.23 per game. By contrast, the Los Angeles Angels are rated No. 14 in the same category at 8.91 per game.

Los Angeles brings the No. 24-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Red Sox's No. 20-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles looks to rebound from a loss to the Red Sox, who beat them 5-4 on Friday behind a start from S Wright at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • LA Angels is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
  • LA Angels is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games
  • LA Angels is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • LA Angels is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Boston is 1-11 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games
  • Boston is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Boston, Sunday, July 3rd