Red Sox vs. Angels Moneyline Pick 6/8/22

by | Jun 8, 2022 | mlb

Boston Red Sox vs Los Angeles Angels

Date: Wednesday June 8th, 09:38 ET

Location: Angel Stadium of Anaheim

TV: Bally Sports West

Money Line: Red Sox -150 / Angels +126 (MyBookie - Sign up for a betting account using bonus code PREDICT100 and they’ll give you a special 100% bonus up to $300!)

Total Line: 9.0

STARTING PITCHING

Boston: Nathan Eovaldi (3-2, 3.41)
Los Angeles: Reid Detmers (2-2, 4.22)

Red Sox Projected Lineup

Franchy Cordero RF
Christian Vázquez C
Alex Verdugo LF
Jackie Bradley Jr. CF
Trevor Story 2B
Rafael Devers 3B
J.D. Martinez LF
Xander Bogaerts SS
Enrique Hernández CF
Nathan Eovaldi P

Angels Projected Lineup

Luis Rengifo 2B
Jo Adell RF
Max Stassi C
Brandon Marsh LF
Matt Duffy 3B
Andrew Velazquez SS
Mike Trout CF
Jared Walsh 1B
DH Shohei Ohtani
Reid Detmers P

STRAIGHT UP/ OVER/UNDER / RUN LINE RECORDS

Boston Red Sox: 29-27-0 SU / OU 23-28-5 / Run Line W/L 31-25-0
Los Angeles Angels: 27-30-0 SU / OU 28-25-4 / Run Line W/L 27-30-0

The Los Angeles Angels host the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday June 8th at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 09:38 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Boston as the favorite (-150), with an OU line set at 9.0.

Recent Form

The Boston Red Sox head into today’s matchup after picking up a close win over the Angels by the score of 6-5. The Angels came up with 8 hits leading to 8 runs against Boston’s pitchers. The Red Sox lineup had a good night at the plate, coming up with 15 hits, leading to 6 runs. Heading into their last game, Boston was the betting favorite at -135.0. So far, the team has been the favorite in 34 of their games, winning at a rate of 56%. With the over-under line set at 9.0 runs, the Red Sox and Angels combined to go over this total. Even with this game going over the total, Boston still has an over-under record of just 23-28-5.

In their last 5 games, the Red Sox have gone a perfect 5-0. Over this stretch, the team has a positive run differential at +18. A key to their recent success has been an offense averaging 5.4 runs per game, compared to their season average of 4.80. Boston’s overall series record is just 7-8-3.

The Angels will look to bounce back from a tight 6-5 loss to the Red Sox. Los Angeles’s pitching staff gave up 15 hits, leading to 6 runs for the Red Sox. At the plate, the Angels scored 5 times on 8 hits. This loss was no surprise, as Los Angeles came into the game as the underdog, getting 115.0. So far, the team has gone into 14 games as the underdog, still finding the win column at a rate of 21.0%. The Angels and Red Sox went over the run total line set at 9.0 runs. Overall, the team has gone over the betting line in over half of their games, going 28-25-4.

The Angels come into today’s game looking to turn things around, as they are just 0-5 over their last 5 games. This recent slump is backed by a scoring margin of -19 over their last 5 games. The team’s offense is partly to blame for their recent slump, as they have averaged just 2.8 runs over their last 5 game. On the season, Los Angeles has won more than half of their series, going 9-7-2.

Pitching Matchup

Nathan Eovaldi gets the start for the Red Sox, with an overall record of 3-2. So far, Eovaldi has put together an ERA of 3.41. In his appearances leading up to today, he has lasted an average of 5.74 innings. Eovaldi comes into the game with a batting average allowed of 0.241. Home runs have been an issue for Eovaldi, as he is allowing an average of 2.28 per 9 innings pitched. In terms of strikeouts, Nathan Eovaldi has a strong strikeout percentage of 26.0%, including a per-game average of 6.09. Throughout the season, Eovaldi has avoided walking batters, allowing just 1.42 per contest.

The Los Angeles Angels will send Reid Detmers to the mound with an overall record of 2-2. So far, Detmers has put together an ERA of 4.22 with a nifty 1.00 WHIP (Walks plus hits divided by innings pitched).

Boston vs Los Angeles History

For the season, the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Angels will be playing their 6th game of the season. So far, Boston is leading the season series, 3-2. The over-under record in this series sits at 3-2. The average run total in these games is 8.83 runs per game. In these matchups, the average scoring differential sits at 3.8 runs. When looking back to last season, Boston and Los Angeles split the season series, with each team picking up 3. In these 6 meetings, the two teams combined for an over-under record of 1-4-1. Last year, the Red Sox and Angels averaged 8.83 runs per game. On average, the winning team won by a margin of 2.5 runs per contest.

Betting Trends

  • Boston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • LA Angels is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing at home against Boston
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels’s last 5 games when playing at home against Boston

Boston Red Sox at Los Angeles Angels Prediction

Heading into Wednesday’s matchup between Boston and Los Angeles, the two teams are trending in opposite directions. The Red Sox have rattled off 6 straight wins, bringing their record 2 games over .500. On the other side, the Angels are playing themselves out of contention in the AL West. Even though Reid Detmers is an up-and-comer, I don’t see the Angels pulling out the win, as they are likely to be without Mike Trout for tonight’s matchup.

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