Colorado Rockies vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Preview

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The Colorado Rockies will take on the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. The game gets going at 10:07 p.m. ET and this interleague showdown will be shown on both ATRM and FSW.

Colorado Rockies vs. Los Angeles Angels Odds

The Angels are 64-68 straight up (SU) and 59-72 against the spread (ATS). The team’s lost 12.9 units for moneyline bettors and 22.4 units (ATS). Los Angeles has covered the spread only twice in its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven. The Rockies have gone 71-60 SU this year and are 68-62 ATS. In total, the team’s accumulated 13.6 units for moneyline gamblers and 5.2 units ATS. Colorado is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the under has cashed in five of those seven.

Angels games have a 58-64-9 over/under record in 2018. The Rockies have also been a good under bet with a total record of 56-68-6.

Los Angeles’ pitching staff has given up 4.4 runs per game overall in 2018 as a unit. Its starters have a 4.37 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.77 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 8.7 K/9.

The Los Angeles offense is putting up 4.6 runs per outing, including 4.5 per game over its last 10 games and 3.6 per game over its last five. The team has a slash-line of .200/.273/.325 over its last five contests and is 1-4 SU during that stretch.

The Angels’ hitters have been led by shortstop Andrelton Simmons and right fielder Mike Trout. Simmons is hitting .291/.340/.413 with eight home runs, 60 RBIs and 57 runs scored, and Trout’s line is .313/.462/.630 with 31 homers, 62 RBIs, 87 runs and 21 stolen bases.

For the visiting squad, Colorado’s pitchers have allowed 4.8 runs per game and its starters own a 4.39 ERA, 1.30 WHIP and 8.42 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.94, along with a WHIP of 1.30 and a K/9 of 8.88.

Rockies hitters have slashed .256/.323/.431 on their way to 4.7 runs scored per game in 2018, including 5.7 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 5.6 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).

Colorado’s offense has been sparked by third baseman Nolan Arenado and shortstop Trevor Story, who’ve collectively launched 57 home runs. Arenado is hitting .308/.390/.573 with 31 home runs, 91 RBIs and 83 runs scored, while Story is hitting .289/.346/.538 with 26 homers, 85 RBIs, 67 runs and 20 stolen bases.

The Angels have lost 12.2 units and are 15-25 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 16 of those games, compared to 20 that’ve gone under against lefty starters.

Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Angels Pick

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

Betting Notes

  • The over has cashed in four of Los Angeles’ last seven games.
  • The Rockies have lost three of their last four games SU.
  • Los Angeles has posted 20.9 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 16.4 over its last five.
  • The Rockies have hit 11 home runs in their last 10 games, including seven over their last five.