Angels vs. Guardians O/U Wager 9/14/22

by | Sep 14, 2022 | mlb

Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Guardians

Date: Wednesday September 14th, 01:10 ET

Location: Progressive Field

TV: Bally Sports West

Money Line: Angels +110 / Guardians -133 (If you’re betting MLB games, it’s imperative to make sure that you’re playing at a book that offers dimelines!)

Total Line: 8.0

STARTING PITCHING

Los Angeles: Patrick Sandoval (5-9, 2.83)
Cleveland: Cal Quantrill (12-5, 3.5)

Angels Projected Lineup

Mickey Moniak LF
Max Stassi C
Luis Rengifo 2B
Taylor Ward RF
Mike Ford 1B
Andrew Velazquez SS
DH Shohei Ohtani
David Fletcher 2B
Mike Trout CF
Patrick Sandoval P

Guardians Projected Lineup

Tyler Freeman 3B
Austin Hedges C
Andrés Giménez 2B
Oscar Gonzalez RF
Owen Miller 1B
Myles Straw CF
José Ramírez 3B
Steven Kwan LF
Amed Rosario SS
Cal Quantrill P

STRAIGHT UP/ OVER/UNDER / RUN LINE RECORDS

Los Angeles Angels: 61-81-0 SU / OU 61-69-12 / Run Line W/L 66-76-0
Cleveland Guardians: 75-65-0 SU / OU 61-71-8 / Run Line W/L 73-67-0

The Cleveland Guardians host the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday, September 14th at Progressive Field. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 01:10 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Cleveland as the favorite (-133), with an OU line set at 8.0.

Recent Form

Los Angeles heads into today’s action, looking to rebound from a 3-1 loss to Cleveland. Despite the loss, Los Angeles’s pitching staff gave up only 3 runs on 9 hits. The Angels ended the game with just 1 run on 4 hits. Los Angeles’s loss came as the underdog, getting 105.0 on the moneyline. Together, the Angels and Cleveland stayed below the over-under line set at 8.0 runs. So far, Los Angeles has been a good candidate to fall below the betting line, as their over-under record sits at just 61-69-12.

The Angels will be hoping to pick up a win in today’s matchup, as they have gone just 1-4 over their last 5 games. This mark has come on an average run margin of just -7. During this stretch, the offense is averaging 3.6 runs per game, similar to their season-long average of 3.82. Los Angeles’s overall series record is just 17-24-4.

Cleveland is coming off a 2 run win over the Angels (3-1). In the win, the pitching staff allowed just 1 run on 4 hits. With their 9 hits, the Guardians could only muster 3 runs. In the game, Cleveland was able to take care of business as they were the favorite at -125.0. So far, the team has won 61.0% of the games in which they were favored. With this result, the Guardians and Angels combined to fall below the over-under line of 8.0 runs. This result comes as no surprise, as the team’s over-under record is just 61-71-8.

The Guardians come into the matchup looking to stay hot, going 5-0 over their last five contests. Their recent success is backed by an average scoring margin of +9 (last 5). Cleveland is still playing winning baseball, even with their offense averaging just 5.0 runs per game, compared to a season-long mark of 4.16. On the season, Cleveland has won more than half of their series, going 21-14-10.

Pitching Matchup

Los Angeles will roll with Patrick Sandoval (5-9) as their starter. Through 23 appearances, Sandoval has an ERA of just 2.83 while averaging 5.52 innings per appearance. Across his previous appearances, the left-hander has a batting average allowed of 0.244. This season, Sandoval has been able to avoid giving up home runs, allowing just 0.5 per 9 innings. In terms of strikeouts, Patrick Sandoval has a strong strikeout percentage of 24.0%, including a per-game average of 5.7. Command has been a problem for Sandoval, as he is giving up 3.76 walks per outing.

Cal Quantrill gets the start for the Guardians, with an overall record of 12-5. To date, Quantrill has an ERA of 3.5 while lasting an average of 5.81 innings per appearance. Compared to other starters, the right-hander has a high BA allowed of 0.255. Throughout the season, Quantrill has done a good job at limiting home runs, allowing 1.03 per 9 innings. Per game, Cal Quantrill is averaging 4.0, on a strikeout percentage of 17.0%. For the season, he has struggled with command averaging 2.46 walks per outing.

Los Angeles vs Cleveland History

For the season, the Los Angeles Angels and Cleveland Guardians will be playing their 7th game of the season. So far, Los Angeles is leading the season series, 4-2. Through 6 games, the series over-under record is 2-4, with the average run total sitting at 7.67 runs per game. The averge scoring margin in these meetings is 2.67 runs. Dating back to last season, Cleveland picked up 5 wins compared to 1, taking the season series. In these 6 meetings, the two teams combined for an over-under record of 3-3. Last year, the Angels and Guardians averaged 7.67 runs per game. On average, the winning team won by a margin of 3.33 runs per contest.

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Betting Trends

  • LA Angels is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
  • LA Angels is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
  • Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games

Los Angeles Angels at Cleveland Guardians Prediction

Heading into Wednesday’s matchup between Los Angeles and Cleveland, the over-under line is set at 8 runs. Look for this matchup to fall below that number, as runs should be tough to come by with Patrick Sandoval and Cal Quantrill on the mound. I recommend taking the under.

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