Angels vs. Rockies Tuesday Prediction

Los Angeles Angels vs. Colorado Rockies, 5/8/2018 Prediction & Odds

The Colorado Rockies will put their five-game winning streak on the line Tuesday night when they open a new series against the Los Angeles Angels. Will the Rockies make it six in a row or will the Halos pull off the upset tonight?

Game Snapshot & Odds

929 Los Angeles Angels (+110) at 930 Colorado Rockies (-120); 10.5 runs

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

8:40 p.m. ET, Coors Field

TV: LAA (FSW); COL (ATTR)

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Public Betting Trends

Oddsmakers from online sportsbooks currently list the Rockies as a -120 favorite. As of this writing, 59% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Angels to beat the Rockies on the money line. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on this game.

Angels’ Heaney shuts down Orioles in last start

Andrew Heaney allowed one earned run, five hits and a walk with two strikeouts over six innings in a win against the Orioles on Wednesday. Heaney threw 54 of his 86 pitches for strikes in the quality start, picking up his first victory of the season. This was his longest start of the season and the one run and five hits allowed tied a season best. It also helped he was working against the lowly O's. His next scheduled start is likely to come at Coors Field against the Rockies. If he makes it through that start relatively unscathed then he will be worth trusting in mixed fantasy formats again.

Gray pitches well for Rockies vs. Cubs

Jon Gray allowed just one run and three hits over seven innings in defeating the Cubs on Tuesday. Gray was terrific with the wind blowing out at Wrigley. He immediately allowed a homer to Anthony Rizzo in the bottom of the first, but he gave up just two additional hits and walked one. He's lowered his ERA from 7.09 to 4.99 by allowing one run over his last two starts.

MLB Betting Trends

Los Angeles

The Angels are 11-1 in their last 12 games versus the Rockies and have won eight of their last eight games in Colorado, too.

Colorado

The Rockies are 5-0 in their last five games overall but are just 38-78 in their last 116 interleague games.

Prediction:

The Rockies are 1-6 in Gray’s last seven starts when he pitches the first game of a series, are 2-6 in his last eight outings when their opponent scores five runs or more in their previous game and are 1-5 in their last six home games when facing a left-handed starter. On the other side, the Angels are 10-1 in their last 11 road games versus a right-handed starter, are 13-3 in their last 16 road games overall and have won five of their last six games.

 

MLB Prediction: Los Angeles Angels +110

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