Angels vs. Blue Jays Prediction
Which team will take the rubber match when the Toronto Blue Jays host the Los Angeles Angels in their series finale today at 12:37PM ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Thursday, May 24, 2018
12:37PM ET – Rogers Centre
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers, the Angels are the slight favorite on the road, as they are getting odds of -115 to win. The Blue Jays are getting a money line of -105 to win, while the over/under total for the contest has been set at 9.5 runs. The public betting currently has 55 percent of the wagers going on the Angels on the road. 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 edge Jays
The Angels avoided a second straight loss to Toronto on Wednesday with a 5-4 victory on the road. L.A. has still won just two of its last eight games. Los Angeles is now 27-22 overall and 15-5 on the road. The Angels are putting up 4.62 runs per game this season while allowing 4.23 per contest.
Nick Tropeano gets the start for the Angels this afternoon. He has appeared in six games this year and has a 1-3 record with a 4.45 ERA and a 1.36 WHIP. Tropeano has pitched 32.1 innings this season and has 26 strikeouts with 15 walks.
Blue Jays unable to go back-to-back
The Blue Jays couldn’t sustain a second straight win on Wednesday, dropping their eighth out of 10 games. Toronto is now 23-26 overall and 12-16 at home. The Blue Jays are putting up 4.77 runs per game this season while allowing 4.92 per contest.
Marco Estrada gets the start for the Blue Jays this afternoon. He has a 2-4 record through nine starts this season and also has a 5.15 ERA with a 1.38 WHIP. Estrada has pitched 50.2 innings and has 40 strikeouts with 15 walks.
MLB Betting Trends
The Angels have won eight of their last nine road games against a team with a losing record and 11 of their last 13 road games against a right-handed starter.
The Blue Jays have lost six of their last seven against the AL West and six of their last eight against a winning team. They also are just 1-7 in their last eight home games.
I still like the Angels to win today. They haven’t looked tremendous as of late and aren’t looking overly dominant in this series either. However, I still feel they have the better team on paper and the Blue Jays haven’t been able to establish consistent winning in weeks.
The Pick: Los Angeles Angels -115