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The Los Angeles Angels will do battle against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. This interleague matchup will get going at 10:07 p.m. ET and Fox Sports Arizona will televise the game.,

Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Angels Odds

Oddsmakers are listing Arizona (+105) as the underdog to Los Angeles (-115). Gamblers can wager on the games total with odds sitting at -115 for over eight runs and -105 for under eight. The games runline odds stand at -200 for taking the Diamondbacks +1.5 runs and +170 for the Angels -1.5 runs.,

The Diamondbacks are 39-32 SU and have gone 37-33 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 8.1 units for moneyline gamblers and 7.4 units ATS. The Angels, on the other hand, are 38-34 SU and 33-38 ATS. The teams lost 1.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 8.8 units ATS.,

Angels games have a 32-35-4 over/under record thus far in 2018. Arizona has an over/under record of 34-33-3.,

Zack Greinke will get the start for the D-backs. The right-handed Greinke is 5-5 with a 3.87 ERA and 90 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Angels this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either.,

The Angels will turn to righty Jaime Barria (5-2, 2.61 ERA) to the mound. Barria has 32 punchouts and nine walks to his name, as well as a WHIP of 1.11. Barria did not pitch in the majors last season.,

Los Angeles pitching staff has allowed 4.1 runs per game overall in 2018 as a unit. The clubs starters have a 3.66 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 9.0 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.91 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 9.3 K/9.,

The Los Angeles offense is putting up 4.6 runs per outing, including 4.4 per game over its last 10 games and 5.2 per game over its last five. The team has hit .239/.322/.422 over its last five matchups and is 1-4 SU during that stretch.,

Mike Trout has helped lead the Angels offense this year with 23 home runs, 46 RBIs, 60 runs and 13 stolen bases.,

In the other dugout, Arizona’s pitchers have allowed 3.8 runs per game and its starters own a 4.09 ERA, 1.26 WHIP and 9.18 K/9. The bullpen has logged an outstanding ERA of just 2.57, along with a WHIP of 1.26 and a K/9 of 7.93.,

The Diamondbacks offense has slashed .227/.308/.399 on its way to 4.4 runs scored per game in 2018, including 7.2 runs per game over the teams last 10 games and 4.2 per game over the teams last five contests (2-3 SU).,

David Peralta has led Arizona’s hitters. Peralta is slashing .279/.341/.506 with 14 home runs, 37 RBIs and 33 runs scored.,

The Angels are coming off of a 6-5 loss against the Athletics, while the Diamondbacks just dropped a 5-3 game to the Mets.,

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Los Angeles Angels Free MLB Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Angels, ATS Winner – Diamondbacks, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • Arizona has logged 11 extra-base hits over its last five outings. Los Angeles has 15 XBH over its last five.,
  • Each team has hit 17 home runs over its last 10 outings.,
  • Los Angeles has posted 20.6 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 22.4 over its last five.,
  • The Angels have lost six of their last seven games SU.