Red Sox vs. Angels Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, May 23, 2023

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Red Sox vs. Angels Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, May 23, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Boston Red Sox will take the field against the Los Angeles Angels (26-23) on Tuesday. The game begins at 9:38 PM ET on MLB Network, with the Red Sox listed as -115 favorites on the moneyline.

Boston’s Brayan Bello gets the start, and he’ll go against Los Angeles’ Griffin Canning.

Red Sox vs. Angels Odds

  • Red Sox odds to win: -115
  • Angels odds to win: -104
  • Spread: Red Sox -1.5
  • Total: 9.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2023
  • Time: 9:38 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Red Sox vs. Angels?

Red Sox and Angels Betting Trends

The Red Sox have gone 10-7 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 58.8% of those games).

Boston has a record of 10-7 when it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -115 or shorter (58.8% winning percentage).

This season, the Angels have won nine out of the 19 games, or 47.4%, in which they’ve been the underdog.

Los Angeles is 9-10 this season when entering a game as the underdog by -104 or more on the moneyline.

The Red Sox have had an over/under set by oddsmakers 48 times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in 30 of those games (30-17-1).

The Angels and their opponents have hit the over in 23 of their 49 games with a total this season.

Red Sox Stats & Insights

The Red Sox are the fourth-highest scoring team in baseball, averaging 5.4 runs per game (259 total).

Boston is 10th in MLB action with 58 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.

The Red Sox have the fourth-best batting average in the majors (.266).

Boston’s hitters strike out 7.8 times per game, the fifth-fewest strikeouts in the majors.

The pitching staff for the Red Sox has a collective 8.6 K/9, which ranks 17th in MLB.

Boston has a 4.77 team ERA that ranks 25th among all MLB pitching staffs.

Angels Stats & Insights

The Angels have scored 241 runs this season, which ranks eighth in MLB.

Los Angeles ranks ninth in Major League Baseball with 61 home runs.

The Angels’ .260 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking seventh in MLB.

Los Angeles ranks 20th with an average of 8.6 strikeouts per game.

The Angels average the 13th-most strikeouts per nine innings (8.8) in the league this season.

Los Angeles has pitched to a 4.33 ERA this season, which ranks 18th in baseball.

Red Sox Key Players to Watch

Bello gets the start for the Red Sox, his seventh of the season. He is 3-1 with a 4.45 ERA and 31 strikeouts in 28 1/3 innings pitched.

Rafael Devers is batting .254 this season with a team-high 13 home runs and 44 RBI.

Masataka Yoshida’s batting average of .308 leads all Boston hitters this season.

Alex Verdugo has 53 hits this season and a slash line of .290/.366/.464.

Justin Turner is batting .272 with an OBP of .362 and a slugging percentage of .414 this season.

Angels Key Players to Watch

The Angels will send Canning (2-2) to the mound for his seventh start this season.

Shohei Ohtani paces the Angels in home runs (11) and runs batted in (32).

Hunter Renfroe is batting .261 with nine doubles, 10 home runs and 15 walks.

Mike Trout has 10 doubles, 10 home runs and 21 walks while batting .276.

Gio Urshela is batting .302 to lead his team.

Red Sox and Angels Injuries

Red Sox: Christian Arroyo: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Yu Chang: 10 Day IL (Hand), Garrett Whitlock: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Richard Bleier: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), John Schreiber: 15 Day IL (Side), Adam Duvall: 60 Day IL (Wrist), 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: Anthony Rendon: 10 Day IL (Groin), Max Stassi: 10 Day IL (Hip ), José Suarez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Austin Warren: 15 Day IL (Elbow), José Quijada: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Logan O’Hoppe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

Red Sox vs. Angels Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Angels 5, Red Sox 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 9.5 runs
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