Angels vs. Guardians Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, May 13, 2023

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Angels vs. Guardians Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, May 13, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Los Angeles Angels (21-18) are set to take on the Cleveland Guardians (17-21) Saturday at 6:10 PM ET, airing on BSGL. The Angels are listed as -125 favorites by bookmakers, while the underdog Guardians have +106 odds for the contest.

Reid Detmers gets the starting nod for Los Angeles while Cal Quantrill is Cleveland’s starter for the contest.

Angels vs. Guardians Odds

  • Angels odds to win: -125
  • Guardians odds to win: +106
  • Spread: Angels -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, May 13, 2023
  • Time: 6:10 PM ET
  • TV: BSGL

Who Will Win Angels vs. Guardians?

Angels and Guardians Betting Trends

The Angels have won 14 of the 25 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (56%).

Los Angeles has a record of 14-8 when playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -125 or shorter (63.6% winning percentage).

The Guardians have won six, or 46.2%, of the 13 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

Cleveland has a record of 5-2 in games where sportsbooks have it as underdogs of at least +106 on the moneyline.

The Angels have played in 39 games with an over/under set, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 19 times (19-18-2).

Games involving the Guardians have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 13 of 37 chances this season.

Angels Stats & Insights

The Angels have the No. 5 offense in MLB play scoring 5.1 runs per game (200 total runs).

Los Angeles is sixth in MLB play with 51 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.

The Angels are eighth in the majors with a .259 batting average.

Los Angeles strikes out 8.4 times per game to rank 11th in MLB.

The pitching staff for the Angels has a collective 8.8 K/9, which ranks 13th in MLB.

Los Angeles has the 16th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.26).

Guardians Stats & Insights

The Guardians are among the lowest scoring teams in the league, ranking last with just 130 total runs (3.4 per game) this season.

Cleveland ranks last in Major League Baseball with just 20 home runs as a team.

The Guardians rank 28th in MLB with a team batting average of just .223.

Cleveland ranks second in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.5 Ks per contest.

The Guardians strike out just 7.5 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 29th in MLB.

Cleveland has the ninth-best ERA (3.74) in the majors this season.

Angels Key Players to Watch

Detmers gets the start for the Angels, his seventh of the season. He is 0-3 with a 5.10 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 30 2/3 innings pitched.

Shohei Ohtani has been key for Los Angeles with 41 hits, an OBP of .363 plus a slugging percentage of .521.

Hunter Renfroe leads Los Angeles in home runs with 10 and runs batted in with 27.

Mike Trout is slashing .287/.372/.524 this season for the Angels.

Anthony Rendon leads Los Angeles in batting average (.307) this season.

Guardians Key Players to Watch

Quantrill (2-2) will take the mound for the Guardians, his eighth start of the season.

Jose Ramirez has put up a team-high batting average of .278, while leading the Guardians in home runs (four) and runs batted in (21).

Steven Kwan has six doubles, a triple, a home run and 21 walks while hitting .258.

Josh Bell is batting .220 with nine doubles, three home runs and 24 walks.

Andres Gimenez is hitting .231 with seven doubles, a triple, two home runs and seven walks.

Angels and Guardians Injuries

Angels: Max Stassi: 10 Day IL (Hip ), Jared Walsh: 10 Day IL (Headaches), Austin Warren: 15 Day IL (Elbow), José Suarez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Aaron Loup: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Logan O’Hoppe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), José Quijada: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Chad Wallach: 7 Day IL (Neck)

Guardians: Aaron Civale: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Triston McKenzie: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Cody Morris: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Mike Zunino: day-to-day (Neck)

Angels vs. Guardians Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Guardians 5, Angels 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 8 runs
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