Angels vs. Red Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, April 15, 2023

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Angels vs. Red Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, April 15, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Boston Red Sox (6-8) will look to Rafael Devers, with homers in two straight games, to pull off an upset win over the Los Angeles Angels (7-6) Saturday at Fenway Park. The Angels are -115 moneyline favorites for the game, which starts at 4:10 PM ET live on NESN.

Los Angeles’ Tyler Anderson gets the start, and he’ll go against Boston’s Nick Pivetta.

Angels vs. Red Sox Odds

  • Angels odds to win: -115
  • Red Sox odds to win: -105
  • Spread: Angels -1.5
  • Total: 10 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, April 15, 2023
  • Time: 4:10 PM ET
  • TV: NESN

Who Will Win Angels vs. Red Sox?

Angels and Red Sox Betting Trends

The Angels have won six of the 11 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (54.5%).

In games it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -115 or shorter, Los Angeles has a 6-5 record (winning 54.5% of its games).

The Red Sox have entered the game as underdogs five times this season and won once.

Boston is 1-4 this season when entering a game as the underdog by -105 or more on the moneyline.

The Angels have had an over/under set by oddsmakers 13 times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in five of those games (5-6-2).

The Red Sox and their opponents have gone over the total this season in nine of their 14 opportunities.

Angels Stats & Insights

The Angels score the 10th-most runs in baseball (68 total, 5.2 per game).

Los Angeles averages 1.3 home runs per game to rank 10th in MLB play with 17 total home runs.

The Angels have the 17th-ranked batting average in the league (.244).

Los Angeles’ batters strike out 8.8 times per game, the eighth-lowest average in baseball.

The 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the Angels pitching staff ranks 20th in MLB.

Los Angeles’ 3.52 team ERA ranks fifth across all MLB pitching staffs.

Red Sox Stats & Insights

The Red Sox have scored the fourth-most runs in the league this season with 76.

Boston’s 18 home runs rank ninth in Major League Baseball.

The Red Sox rank 26th in MLB with a team batting average of just .231.

Boston is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking eighth with an average of 8.1 strikeouts per game.

The Red Sox have a 9.5 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, eighth-best in baseball.

Boston pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.24 ERA this year, which ranks 25th in MLB.

Angels Key Players to Watch

Anderson (1-0) gets the starting nod for the Angels, his third this season.

Hunter Renfroe is batting .286 for Los Angeles with a team-high 11 RBI.

Mike Trout has collected 12 hits this season and has an OBP of .433. He’s slugging .522 on the year.

Taylor Ward is slashing .283/.377/.415 this season for the Angels.

Shohei Ohtani is batting .295 with an OBP of .415 and a slugging percentage of .545 this season.

Red Sox Key Players to Watch

Pivetta heads to the mound for the Red Sox to make his third start of the season, seeking his first win.

Devers has hit a team-best six home runs.

Alex Verdugo’s .309 batting average leads his team.

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

Justin Turner has three doubles and eight walks while batting .250.

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 4, Angels 3
  • Total Prediction: Under 10 runs
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