Angels vs. Red Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, April 17, 2023

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Angels vs. Red Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, April 17, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Los Angeles Angels (7-8) stumble into Monday’s matchup with the Boston Red Sox (8-8) looking to break a three-game losing streak. The contest starts at 11:10 AM ET on MLB Network with the Angels listed as -166 favorites to right the ship.

Los Angeles’ Shohei Ohtani and Boston’s Brayan Bello have been named the starters for this contest.

Angels vs. Red Sox Odds

  • Angels odds to win: -166
  • Red Sox odds to win: +141
  • Spread: Angels -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Monday, April 17, 2023
  • Time: 11:10 AM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Angels vs. Red Sox?

Angels and Red Sox Betting Trends

The Angels have put together a 6-6 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 50% of those games).

Los Angeles has a 4-2 record (winning 66.7% of its games) when it has played as moneyline favorites of -166 or shorter.

The Red Sox have won two of the six games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

Boston has played as an underdog of +141 or more twice this season and lost both games.

The Angels have played in 15 games with set over/under, and have combined with opponents to go over the total six times (6-7-2).

So far this season, the Red Sox and their opponents have hit the over in 10 of their 16 games with a total.

Angels Stats & Insights

The Angels are the 10th-highest scoring team in baseball, averaging 5.1 runs per game (76 total).

Los Angeles is 11th in baseball with 18 total home runs.

The Angels’ .239 batting average ranks 18th in MLB.

Los Angeles strikes out 8.7 times per game, the 10th-fewest mark in the majors.

The pitching staff for the Angels has a collective 8.2 K/9, which ranks 24th in the majors.

Los Angeles’ 3.71 team ERA ranks eighth across all MLB pitching staffs.

Red Sox Stats & Insights

The Red Sox are among the highest scoring teams in the league, ranking third with 87 total runs this season.

Boston’s 21 home runs rank eighth in Major League Baseball.

The Red Sox’s .239 batting average ranks 18th in the league this season.

Boston is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking eighth with an average of 7.9 strikeouts per game.

The Red Sox have a 9.3 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, ninth-best in baseball.

Boston pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.08 ERA this year, which ranks 24th in MLB.

Angels Key Players to Watch

Ohtani (2-0) takes the mound for the Angels in his fourth start of the season. He’s put together a .47 ERA in 19 2/3 innings pitched, with 24 strikeouts.

Mike Trout has been key for Los Angeles with three home runs, nine RBI and a batting average of .278 this season.

Hunter Renfroe is a key run producer for Los Angeles with a .268 average, three homers and 11 RBI.

Ohtani has collected 15 base hits, an OBP of .393 and a slugging percentage of .500 this season.

Taylor Ward has collected 15 hits this season and has an OBP of .343. He’s slugging .373 on the year.

Red Sox Key Players to Watch

The Red Sox will send out Bello for his first start of the season.

Rafael Devers leads the Red Sox in home runs (seven) and runs batted in (15).

Alex Verdugo has a club-high .317 batting average.

Justin Turner is batting .271 with four doubles, a home run and nine walks.

Masataka Yoshida is hitting .205 with a double, a home run and seven walks.

Angels and Red Sox Injuries

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

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

Angels vs. Red Sox Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Red Sox 6, Angels 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs
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    Matt is from the Chicagoland area and has been working in Chicago sports since 2015 with stops at WGN Radio, the Chicago Blackhawks, Stadium, and NBC Sports Chicago prior to landing at Betsperts. Matt covers just about everything for Betsperts and Bleacher Nation but focuses on the NHL and college football.