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Los Angeles Angels home to Braves in baseball betting action

Atlanta BravesLos Angeles Angels
May 22, 3:35 PM | GrassAngel Stadium

Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Angels Odds

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Baseball betting stays focused on inter-league play on Sunday as the Braves of Atlanta swing away against the Angels of Los Angeles.

Tyler Chatwood will take the mound for Los Angeles, and he'll carry a 2-2 record into the contest. Derek Lowe gets the ball for Atlanta; he's 3-3 so far this season.

View Atlanta vs LA Angels Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Los Angeles opened as +120 moneyline underdogs in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 8.

Power Rankings:
The Angels - Braves odds would favor the Braves if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 2 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Atlanta is at No. 1 in the National League.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles' No. 11 ranked American League offense (3.9 runs per game) against a Braves defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 2 in the National League at 3.3 runs allowed per game. The Angels have been averaging 9.1 hits per game, more than the Braves have managed so far this season (8.2 hits on average).

Defensively, Atlanta features the National League's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.2 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the American League at home, scoring 3.3 runs per game.

Atlanta won its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Angels on May 21. Bettors who backed the Braves at -120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Atlanta needed extra innings to get the job done against the Angels on Saturday as the Braves defeated them 5-4 at Angel Stadium.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing LA Angels are 4-3
After a win are 6-4

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 3-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few Braves at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing LA Angels
Atlanta is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 6 games when playing Atlanta
LA Angels are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games

Next up:
Atlanta at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, May 24
LA Angels home to Oakland, Monday, May 23