Orioles vs. Angels Prediction
The Los Angeles Angels won their last four games on the road and now return home to face the lowly Baltimore Orioles. Will LA stay hot in the series opener?
963 Baltimore Orioles at 964 Los Angeles Angels
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Angel Stadium at 10:07PM ET
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers, the Angels are a -220 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Orioles are a +200 underdog, while the total is set at 10 runs. As of Thursday afternoon, 79 percent of public bets are pouring in on host Los Angeles. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for up-to-date information.
O's fall in afternoon finale
Baltimore lost by a score of 5-2 Wednesday afternoon in its series finale at Arizona to drop to 32-69 overall and 17-33 on the road. Trey Mancini helped lead the Orioles offensively as he finished 1-for-5 with a solo home run. Anthony Santander ended the contest 2-for-5 with a double, a run and an RBI. Dwight Smith Jr. went 2-for-4. John Means took the loss as he allowed three earned runs on six hits with four strikeouts and three walks over 3 1/3 innings. Jimmy Yacabonis draws the start today for Baltimore as he enters with a 1-2 record, 6.95 ERA and 1.69 WHIP with 29 strikeouts over 33 2/3 innings.
Angels sweep Dodgers
Los Angeles won both games at the Dodgers including Wednesday night's 3-2 triumph to improve to 54-49 overall and 27-26 on the road. Kole Calhoun paced the offensive effort as he finished 3-for-4 with a home run, two doubles and two RBIs. David Fletcher was 2-for-4 with a run scored. Mike Trout ended the game 0-for-2 with a walk, a run and an RBI. Jaime Barria picked up the win as he gave up one earned run on three hits with three strikeouts and two walks over five innings. Hansel Robles threw a perfect ninth inning for his 16th save. Jose Suarez will start tonight for the Angels as he comes in with a 2-1 record, 5.51 ERA and 1.56 WHIP with 37 strikeouts over 32 2/3 innings pitched.
MLB Betting Trends
The Orioles are 19-47 in their last 66 games overall. Baltimore is 6-20 in its last 26 games overall.
The Angeles are 7-1 in their last eight series openers. Los Angeles is 5-2 in its last seven home games.
While Suarez isn't a sure thing on the mound, he does possess a good strikeout rate and will be facing a weak Orioles lineup. He also should get plenty of run support from an Angels lineup that should get to Yacabonis plus the Baltimore bullpen early and often. Take LA with confidence tonight and consider the runline bet.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: LOS ANGELES ANGELS -220