Angels vs. Orioles Recommended Bet 7/9/22

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Los Angeles Angels vs Baltimore Orioles

Date: Saturday, July 9th, 04:05 ET

Location: Oriole Park at Camden Yards


Money Line: Angels -120 / Orioles +100

Total Line: 8.5

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Los Angeles: Patrick Sandoval (3-3, 3.09)
Baltimore: Dean Kremer (2-1, 2.48)

Angels Projected Lineup

Max Stassi C
Michael Stefanic 2B
Jared Walsh 1B
Luis Rengifo SS
Taylor Ward RF
Jonathan Villar 3B
Brandon Marsh LF
DH Shohei Ohtani
Mike Trout CF
Patrick Sandoval P

Orioles Projected Lineup

Ramon Urias 3B
Rougned Odor 2B
Anthony Santander RF
Adley Rutschman C
Austin Hays LF
Jorge Mateo SS
Ryan Mountcastle 1B
Cedric Mullins CF
Trey Mancini 1B
Dean Kremer P


Los Angeles Angels: 38-46-0 SU / OU 35-43-7 / Run Line W/L 39-46-0
Baltimore Orioles: 40-44-0 SU / OU 37-45-3 / Run Line W/L 53-32-0

The Baltimore Orioles host the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, July 9th at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 04:05 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Los Angeles as the favorite (-120), with an OU line set at 8.5.

Recent Form

The Angels will look to rebound from a close, 5-4 loss to the Orioles. Los Angeles’s pitching staff finished the game by allowing 10 hits, leading to 5 runs. Offensively, they finished with just 4 runs on 12 hits. The loss came as Los Angeles was the betting underdog, getting 134.0 on the moneyline. Together, the Angels and Orioles combined to surpass the over-under betting line set at 8.5 runs. On the season, Los Angeles’s over-under record is 35-43-7.

After their 5 most recent games, the Angels have gone just 1-4. This mark has come on an average run margin of just -4. A key reason for Los Angeles’s recent struggles is an offense averaging just 2.6 runs per game over their last 5 contests, compared to a season average of 4.02. Los Angeles’s overall series record is just 11-13-3.

The Orioles are coming off a tight 5-4 win over the Angels. In the win, the pitching staff allowed just 4 runs on 12 hits. At the plate, the Orioles scored 5 times on 10 hits. Heading into action, Baltimore was the favorite at -160.0. So far, the team has won 62.0% of the games in which they were favored. The Orioles and Angels went over the run total line set at 8.5 runs. On the season, the team has an over-under record of just 37-45-3.

Over their last 5 games, the Orioles have not lost a game, going 5-0. Their recent success is backed by an average scoring margin of +7 (last 5). Compared to their season average, the Orioles come into this game swinging the bats well, averaging 5.6 runs per game. On the season, Baltimore has won more than half of their series, going 12-11-4.

Pitching Matchup

Patrick Sandoval gets the start for the Angels, with an overall record of 3-3. Through 13 appearances, Sandoval has an ERA of just 3.09 while averaging 5.38 innings per appearance. So far, opposing teams have hit the ball well against the left-hander, posting a BA of 0.248. Opposing batters are hitting for power at a below-average rate against Sandoval, as he has allowed just 0.51 per 9 innings. On the season, Patrick Sandoval has had no problem racking up strikeouts, posting a strikeout percentage of 24.0%. This includes a per game average of 5.69 K’s per game. Command has been a problem for Sandoval, as he is giving up 4.11 walks per outing.

Baltimore will roll with Dean Kremer (2-1) as their starter. Currently, Kremer has a strong ERA of just 2.48 while pitching an average of 5.37 innings per outing. So far, opposing teams have hit the ball well against the right-hander, posting a batting average allowed of 0.266. Throughout the season, Kremer has done a good job at limiting home runs, allowing 0.56 per 9 innings. In terms of strikeouts, Kremer is averaging just 3.83 K’s per game. So far, he has struck out 17.0% of the batters he has faced. Kremer has done a good job at limiting walks, averaging just 2.48 per contest.

Los Angeles vs Baltimore History

For the season, the Los Angeles Angels and Baltimore Orioles will be playing their 6th game of the season. Baltimore holds the edge in the series at 4-1. Through 5 games, the series’ over-under record is 2-2, with the average run total sitting at 13.83 runs per game. The averge scoring margin in these meetings is 1.6 runs. Last season, Los Angeles picked up the series win, 4 games to 2. In these 6 meetings, the two teams combined for an over-under record of 5-1. Last year, the Angels and Orioles averaged 13.83 runs per game. On average, the winning team won by a margin of 4.5 runs per contest.

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Betting Trends

  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels’s last 8 games when playing Baltimore
  • The total has gone UNDER in 16 of LA Angels’s last 23 games
  • Baltimore is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Baltimore is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing LA Angels

Los Angeles Angels at Baltimore Orioles Prediction

Even though Los Angeles has lost the first 2 games of their series vs Baltimore, the Angels are the favorite on the moneyline. Both Patrick Sandoval and Dean Kremer are coming off starts in which they gave up 5 runs apiece. However, I see Kremer as a good candidate to bounce back, as the Angels’ offense has been up and down all year. I like the Orioles on the moneyline.

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