Angels vs. Nationals Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, April 11, 2023

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Angels vs. Nationals Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, April 11, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Los Angeles Angels (5-4), led by the red-hot Hunter Renfroe and his three-game homer streak, are -179 favorites to pick up a win over the Washington Nationals (3-7) Tuesday at 9:38 PM ET, live from Angel Stadium of Anaheim and broadcast on BSW.

Los Angeles’ Shohei Ohtani and Washington’s Josiah Gray have been named the starters for this contest.

Angels vs. Nationals Odds

  • Angels odds to win: -179
  • Nationals odds to win: +153
  • Spread: Angels -1.5
  • Total: 9.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2023
  • Time: 9:38 PM ET
  • TV: BSW

Who Will Win Angels vs. Nationals?

Angels and Nationals Betting Trends

The Angels have gone 4-4 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 50% of those games).

Los Angeles has played as moneyline favorites of -179 or shorter in only two games this season, which it lost both.

The Nationals have won four, or 36.4%, of the 11 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

Washington has entered six games this season as the underdog by +153 or more and is 2-4 in those contests.

The Angels have played in 10 games with over/under set, and have combined with opponents to go over the total five times (5-3-2).

So far this season, the Nationals and their opponents have hit the over in six of their 11 games with a total.

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Angels Stats & Insights

The Angels score the fifth-most runs in baseball (56 total, 6.2 per game).

Los Angeles averages 1.7 home runs per game to rank fifth in MLB action with 15 total home runs.

The Angels have the 18th-ranked batting average in the league (.244).

Los Angeles’ batters strike out 8.8 times per game, the seventh-fewest strikeouts in baseball.

The pitching staff for the Angels has a collective 9.0 K/9, which ranks 12th in the majors.

Los Angeles’ 4.05 team ERA ranks 11th among all MLB pitching staffs.

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Nationals Stats & Insights

The Nationals have scored 40 runs (4.0 per game) this season, which ranks 23rd in MLB.

Washington ranks 28th in Major League Baseball with just five home runs as a team.

The Nationals rank ninth in MLB with a .265 team batting average.

Washington is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking second with an average of 6.9 strikeouts per game.

The Nationals strike out just 6.8 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 29th in MLB.

Washington pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.42 ERA this year, which ranks 26th in MLB.

Angels Key Players to Watch

Ohtani (1-0) starts for the Angels, his third of the season.

Mike Trout leads Los Angeles in home runs (three) and runs batted in (nine) this season while batting .306.

Renfroe leads Los Angeles in home runs (three) and runs batted in (nine) this season while batting .282.

Ohtani is slugging .611 this season, with a team-high three home runs. He’s also collected eight RBI.

Taylor Ward has collected 12 hits this season and has an OBP of .375. He’s slugging .452 on the year.

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Nationals Key Players to Watch

The Nationals will send Gray to the mound for his third start of the season.

Victor Robles leads the Nationals with a .412 batting average.

Alex Call has been productive as he paces his team with seven RBI.

Lane Thomas is batting .341 with two doubles and three walks.

Dominic Smith is hitting .314 with five walks.

Angels and Nationals Injuries

Angels: Max Stassi: 10 Day IL (Hip ), Jared Walsh: 10 Day IL (Headaches), Griffin Canning: 15 Day IL (Groin), Chris Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

Nationals: Corey Dickerson: 10 Day IL (Calf), Israel Pineda: 10 Day IL (Finger), Carter Kieboom: 10 Day IL (Finger), Stephen Strasburg: 60 Day IL (Ribs/shoulder), Tanner Rainey: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Cade Cavalli: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Victor Arano: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Garcia: day-to-day (Hamstring)

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Angels vs. Nationals Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Angels 6, Nationals 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 9.5 runs
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