Angels vs. Red Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Friday, April 14, 2023

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Angels vs. Red Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, April 14, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Boston Red Sox (5-8) hope to avoid their fifth straight defeat when they host the Los Angeles Angels (7-5) Friday at 7:10 PM ET on Apple TV+. The Angels are listed as -117 favorites, while the Red Sox are -103 underdogs as they try to snap their losing skid.

Los Angeles’ Patrick Sandoval gets the start, and he’ll go against Boston’s Tanner Houck.

Angels vs. Red Sox Odds

  • Angels odds to win: -117
  • Red Sox odds to win: -103
  • Spread: Angels -1.5
  • Total: 9.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Friday, April 14, 2023
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • TV: Apple TV+

Who Will Win Angels vs. Red Sox?

Angels and Red Sox Betting Trends

The Angels have won 60% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (6-4).

Los Angeles has a 6-4 record (winning 60% of its games) when it has played as moneyline favorites of -117 or shorter.

The Red Sox have been the underdog in four games this season, and they have failed to win any of those contests.

This season, Boston has been at least a -103 underdog on the moneyline four times, losing each of those contests.

The Angels have played in 12 games with a set over/under, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total five times (5-5-2).

The Red Sox and their opponents have hit the over in nine of their 13 games with a total this season.

Angels Stats & Insights

The Angels score the eighth-most runs in baseball (65 total, 5.4 per game).

Los Angeles is seventh in baseball with 17 home runs. They average 1.4 per game.

The Angels rank 21st in the majors with a .238 batting average.

Los Angeles strikes out 8.6 times per game to rank eighth in the majors.

The pitching staff for the Angels has a collective 8.2 K/9, which ranks 23rd in the majors.

Los Angeles’ 3.70 team ERA ranks fifth across all MLB pitching staffs.

Red Sox Stats & Insights

The Red Sox are among the highest scoring teams in the league, ranking fourth with 71 total runs this season.

Boston’s 17 home runs rank seventh in Major League Baseball.

The Red Sox’s .236 batting average ranks 22nd in the league this season.

Boston has shown good bat-to-ball skills at the plate this season with the 10th-best strikeout rate (8.1 per game) among MLB offenses.

The Red Sox have a 9.4 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, eighth-best in baseball.

Boston has the 26th-ranked ERA (5.42) in the majors this season.

Angels Key Players to Watch

Sandoval (1-0) takes the mound for the Angels to make his third start this season.

Hunter Renfroe has been key for Los Angeles with three home runs, nine RBI and a batting average of .295 this season.

Mike Trout is batting .262 with an OBP of .436 and a slugging percentage of .524 this season.

Taylor Ward is slashing .292/.393/.438 this season for the Angels.

Shohei Ohtani has collected 12 hits this season and has an OBP of .417. He’s slugging .575 on the year.

Red Sox Key Players to Watch

The Red Sox’s Houck will make his third start of the season.

Rafael Devers has racked up a team-high five home runs.

Alex Verdugo’s .308 batting average is a team-high mark.

Masataka Yoshida is hitting .216 with a double, a home run and seven walks.

Justin Turner has three doubles and eight walks while hitting .255.

Angels and Red Sox Injuries

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

Red Sox: Adam Duvall: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Zack Kelly: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Brayan Bello: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Wyatt Mills: 15 Day IL (Elbow), James Paxton: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Joely Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Trevor Story: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adalberto Mondesi: 60 Day IL (Knee), Masataka Yoshida: day-to-day (Hamstring)

Angels vs. Red Sox Prediction

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