Angels vs. Indians MLB Prediction

Angels vs. Indians, 8/22/21 MLB Betting Predictions & DFS Notes

The ESPN Sunday Night Baseball Game will feature the Angels and Indians at 7:10 p.m. ET when Jose Suarez will oppose Cal Quantrill in the pitching matchup. Will Cleveland cash as a home favorite or is L.A. the better play as a road dog?

Game Snapshot

973 Los Angeles Angels (+121) at 974 Cleveland Indians (-132); o/u 9

7:10 p.m. ET, Sunday, August 22, 2021

Progressive Field, Cleveland, OH

Los Angeles Angels DFS SPIN

Shohei Ohtani went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in Saturday's loss to the Indians. Nothing doing for Ohtani against a masterful Triston McKenzie on Saturday afternoon. It happens. Overall this season, the two-way star is working to a .269/.363/.638 triple-slash with 40 homers, 88 RBI and 18 steals in 119 games while pitching to a 2.79 ERA and 120/39 K/BB ratio across 18 starts. The numbers speak for themselves.

Cleveland Indians DFS Spin

Jose Ramirez went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run, a double and two runs scored in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Angels. Ramirez had perhaps the biggest hit of the contest, swatting a three-run home run off Reid Detmers in the third inning to boost the Indians to an early 3-0 lead. With starter Triston McKenzie dealing on the mound, that would be all that the Tribe really needed for the win. Overall this season, Ramirez is working to a .259/.344/.552 triple-slash with 29 home runs, 79 RBI and 15 steals in 112 games played. He has now homered in three consecutive contests.

Angels vs. Indians Betting Prediction

The Angels are 16-38 in their last 54 games versus the Indians and are 16-35 in their last 51 games in Cleveland. They have also dropped five of their last seven games as an underdog and five of their last seven games as a road underdog. On the other side, the Tribe have won 42 of their last 62 games as a favorite, are 111-53 in their last 164 home games versus a team with a losing record and are 47-19 in their last 66 games as a home favorite.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: CLEVELAND INDIANS -132

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