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Moneyline Favors Boston Red Sox in MLB Battle with Los Angeles Angels

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

The match puts starter Garrett Richards for the Los Angeles Angels on the hill facing Rick Porcello for the Boston Red Sox. Richards brings a 3-2 mark to the game, while Porcello is 4-2 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Boston Red Sox as -112 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.9-2.5 win for the Angels on Friday. 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

Boston (19-22) will face the 21-20 Angels in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Los Angeles injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 28-ranked Boston Red Sox and the No. 16-rated Los Angeles Angels in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Boston Red Sox No. 23-rated offense, averaging 3.83 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Angels defense that ranks No. 8 at 3.71 in runs allowed per game. The Boston Red Sox have averaged 7.98 hits per game so far, more than Los Angeles Angels batters have averaged on the year (7.56 hits per game).

Defensively, Los Angeles features the No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.91 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 at home, scoring 3.95 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Angels endured a 8-4 loss at the hands of the Blue Jays on Thursday, with Matt Shoemaker throwing 6 innings of 8-hit ball at Rogers Centre.

Boston didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-1 to Texas on Thursday at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • LA Angels is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of LA Angels's last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Angels's last 8 games on the road
  • LA Angels is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston
  • Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
  • Boston is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Boston, Saturday, May 23rd