Angels vs. Tigers Prediction

Los Angeles Angels vs. Detroit Tigers, 5/8/19 MLB Predictions & Odds

Will the Los Angeles manage another road win tonight when they take on the Detroit Tigers tonight at 7:10PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

971 Los Angeles Angels vs. 972 Detroit Tigers

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

7:10PM ET – Comerica Park

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers, this game is considered even, as both teams are listed with odds of -105 to win. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 8 runs. The public betting for the contest currently has 55 percent going on the Tigers at home. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Angels take opener

The Los Angeles Angels opened the series on Tuesday with a 5-2 win at Detroit. They have won four straight against the Tigers, dating back to last season. The Angels are 16-19 on the season, 5-10 on the road and 20-15 with the under. Los Angeles has Tyler Skaggs getting the start tonight. He is 3-2 on the season with a 3.12 ERA.

Los Angeles put up three runs in the third inning on Tuesday and didn’t look back. Andrelton Simmons had two hits and drove in two runs to lead the Angels at the plate. The team activated Shohei Ohtani on Tuesday, but he was 0 for 4 from the plate. He did drive in a run. Griffin Canning got the start on Tuesday. He went 5.1 innings and struck out seven to earn his first win. Hansel Robles got his third save with a scoreless ninth.

Tigers fail to win back-to-back

Detroit failed to win consecutive games once again on Tuesday. They haven’t done that since April 23. Detroit is 15-17 on the season, 8-7 at home and 19-13 with the under. The Tigers are putting Matthew Boyd on the mound tonight. He is 3-2 on the season with a 3.05 ERA.

Daniel Norris struggled on the mound Tuesday, giving up three runs over five innings on five hits. Norris took his first loss of the year. The Tigers had just five hits at the plate in the loss. Miguel Cabrera had two of those hits and drove in a run. Nicholas Castellanos tripled and drove in a run as well.

MLB Betting Trends

Los Angeles

The Angels are 9-1 in their last 10 against AL Central opponents, but just 5-15 in their last 20 road games.

Detroit

The Tigers are just 1-6 in their last seven against a left-handed starter and 3-7 in their last 10 overall.

Prediction:

Skaggs hasn’t gotten too deep into games, but he also hasn’t given up much damage in his starts. Boyd is similar, but has a history of getting deeper into games. He has went at least seven innings in three of his last four outings. I trust Boyd a little more than Skaggs, especially at home and with a better bullpen. Detroit doesn’t have great hitting, but they have been good at bouncing back from a loss.

MLB Prediction: Detroit Tigers -105

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