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Los Angeles Angels vs Boston Red Sox in MLB odds

Boston Red SoxLos Angeles Angels
Aug 30, 10:05 PM | GrassAngel Stadium

Boston Red Sox vs Los Angeles Angels Odds

62-69TEAM RECORD68-62

The Los Angeles Angels host Boston on Thursday, looking to build on their 68-62 mark against the 62-69 Red Sox in MLB betting action at Angel Stadium.

The Angels will turn to Zack Greinke and his 11-5 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Red Sox send Jon Lester (8-10) to the hill.

View Boston vs LA Angels Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Angels as -155 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 8 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The Angels - Red Sox odds would favor the Angels if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 7 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Boston is at No. 8 in the American League.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Los Angeles owns the No. 3 ranking for hits in the American League at 9.3 per game. By contrast, the Red Sox are rated No. 2 in the same category at 9.4 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Los Angeles has the American League's No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the American League's No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 10-3 loser as they battled the Angels on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Angels at -235 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Boston suffered a 10-3 loss against Los Angeles on Wednesday, as Zach Stewart wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Angel Stadium.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing LA Angels are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing Boston are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Red Sox at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 5 games at home
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games when playing Boston
LA Angels are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games

Next up:
Boston at Oakland, Friday, August 31
LA Angels at Seattle, Friday, August 31