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(21-20) L.A. Dodgers vs. L.A. Angels (18-22)
Date: Thursday, May 18, 2016
Time: 10:05 PM ET
Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim Anaheim, California
Projected Pitchers: Ross Stripling vs. Jhoulys Chacin
MLB Moneyline Odds: Dodgers +110 / Angels -120
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Dodgers +1.5 -200 / Angels -1.5 +170
MLB Betting Total: 8
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The Angels won yesterday’s game at home and they can take this series with a win tonight.
The Dodgers have lost 3 of their last 4 games and they are now 2.5 games back of the red-hit Giants, who have won 7 straight.
The Angels have won 5 of their last 6 games and they sit in 4th place in the AL West 4.5 games back of the Seattle Mariners.
In yesterday’s game the Angels beat the Dodgers 8-1.
The Dodgers rank in the middle of the pack, 15th, in runs scored and their strength has been their pitching, which ranks 6th in team ERA. Their 1 win in this series came behind Ace Clayton Kershaw and in the 2 losses they have given up 15 runs.
Ross Stripling (1-2 4.26 ERA) goes for the Dodgers tonight and in his last start he gave up 4 earned runs in 5 innings, but the offense bailed him out in the 8-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. The Dodgers have won his last 2 starts.
Stripling has had issues at home this season, but on the road in 3 starts he is 0-0 with a 2.12 ERA.
The Dodgers have lost 9 of their last 12 games facing a team that has a losing record.
The Dodgers 11-8 at home this season and they have won their last 3 road games.
The Angels only rank 23rd in the Majors in runs scored, but they have totaled 15 runs in their 2 wins in this series. They rank 17th in team ERA.
Jhoulys Chacin (1-2 4.81 ERA) goes for the Angels tonight and in his last start he was solid going 7 innings and giving up 2 earned runs in a 9-7 win over the Seattle Mariners. His last start was his first for the Angels after coming over in a trade from the Atlanta Braves on May 11th.
In 18 starts and a relief appearance facing the Dodgers Chacin is 9-7 with a 3.74 ERA.
The Angels have won 5 of their last 6 games and in that span they are averaging 6.4 runs per game and are batting .313 as a team.
The Angels had lost 5 straight interleague games at home before beating the Dodgers yesterday.
This season the Angels are 12-10 at home and in their win over the Dodgers yesterday they snapped a 6-game home losing streak.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Dodgers are 5-11 in their last 16 interleague road games.
- Dodgers are 4-1 in their last 5 games following a loss.
- Dodgers have an Under record of 13-5-1 in their last 19 interleague road games.
- Angels are 5-1 in their last 5 overall.
- Angels are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. a team with a winning record.
- Angels are 1-6 in their last 6 home games.
Free L.A. Dodgers vs. L.A. Angels MLB Prediction:
Going with the hot Angels in this one, as while Stripling has been solid on the road this season the Halos’ bats will get to him.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
2 of the 3 games in this series have gone Over, which will be the winning bet tonight as well.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Angels 6 – Dodgers 4
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