Los Angeles Angels at Baltimore Orioles Betting Preview

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The Los Angeles Angels will be taking on the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards. The opening pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. ET and Mid-Atlantic Sports Network will televise this AL matchup.

Los Angeles Angels at Baltimore Orioles Odds

Vegas has listed Baltimore (-125) as the favorite over Los Angeles (+115). The total is sitting at 9.5 runs and bettors can take the over for -120 and the under for an even +100. Bettors can also wager on the games runline with the current odds sitting at -180 for the Angels +1.5 runs and +160 for the Orioles -1.5.

The Orioles are only 23-59 straight up (SU) and 30-51 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 33.4 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 27.6 units (ATS). Baltimore has a 3-4 ATS record over its last seven games and the total has gone under in four of those seven. On the other hand, the Angels have gone 43-41 SU this year and are 35-48 ATS. In total, the teams lost 6.9 units for moneyline gamblers and 18.1 units ATS. Los Angeles has covered the spread only once in its last seven games and the under has cashed in four of those seven.

Baltimore games have an over/under record of 33-46-2 so far in 2018. Los Angeles has an over/under record of 37-40-6.

Los Angeles pitchers have allowed 4.2 runs per game and its starters own a 3.77 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 9.03 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 3.96, along with a WHIP of 1.28.

The Angels offense has slashed .246/.321/.416 on its way to 4.5 runs scored per game this season, including 3.9 runs per game over the teams last 10 games and 4.4 per game over the teams last five contests (2-3 SU).

Right fielder Mike Trout and shortstop Andrelton Simmons have led Los Angeles hitters. Trout is hitting .317/.461/.641 with 24 home runs, 49 RBIs, 66 runs and 13 steals, while Simmons is hitting .322 with five homers, 38 RBIs and 41 runs scored.

In the other dugout, Baltimore’s pitching staff has given up 5.2 runs per game overall this season. The clubs starting pitching staff has a 5.22 ERA, 1.51 WHIP and 7.6 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.38 ERA, 1.53 WHIP and 8.0 K/9.

The Baltimore offense is putting up 3.6 runs per contest, including 3.9 per game over its last 10 games and 2.8 per game over its last five. The teams hit .227/.257/.330 over its last five matchups and is 0-5 SU during that stretch.

Shortstop Manny Machado and outfielder Adam Jones have paced the Orioles offense this year. Machado is slashing .308/.376/.556 with 20 home runs, 57 RBIs and 40 runs scored, while Jones has put up a line of .287/.311/.438 with 10 homers, 32 RBIs and 34 runs scored.

The Orioles have lost 25.8 units and are 17-35 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 21 of those games, as opposed to 30 that’ve hit the under against righty starters.

Los Angeles Angels vs. Baltimore Orioles MLB Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Orioles, ATS Winner – Angels, O/U – UNDER

Betting Trends

  • Los Angeles has recorded 14 extra-base hits over its last five outings. Baltimore has eight XBH over its last five.
  • Los Angeles fielders have committed five errors over their last five games, compared to two errors for Baltimore over its last five.
  • The Angels have hit 11 home runs in their last 10 games, including six over their last five.