Angels vs. Marlins Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Friday, May 26, 2023

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Angels vs. Marlins Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, May 26, 2023

MLB Predictions

A pair of surging power hitters meet Friday when Mickey Moniak — with his two-game homer streak in tow — and the Los Angeles Angels (28-23) take on Jorge Soler (home runs in three straight) and the Miami Marlins (25-26). The Angels are favorites (-140) for the contest, which starts at 9:38 PM ET, live from Angel Stadium of Anaheim and broadcast on BSW.

Los Angeles’ Reid Detmers gets the start, and he’ll go against Miami’s Jesus Luzardo.

Angels vs. Marlins Odds

  • Angels odds to win: -140
  • Marlins odds to win: +120
  • Spread: Angels -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Friday, May 26, 2023
  • Time: 9:38 PM ET
  • TV: BSW

Who Will Win Angels vs. Marlins?

Angels and Marlins Betting Trends

The Angels have a 17-13 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 56.7% of those games).

When it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -140 or shorter, Los Angeles has a record of 11-5 (68.8%).

The Marlins have won 12, or 44.4%, of the 27 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

This season, Miami has won eight of its 16 games, or 50%, when it’s the underdog by at least +120 on the moneyline.

The Angels have played in 51 games with set over/under, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 24 times (24-24-3).

The Marlins’ games have gone over the total in 22 of their 50 chances.

Angels Stats & Insights

The Angels have the No. 9 offense in MLB play scoring 4.9 runs per game (252 total runs).

Los Angeles ranks eighth in MLB play with 67 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.

The Angels’ .260 batting average is seventh-best in the majors.

Los Angeles’ 8.6 strikeouts per game rank 16th in baseball.

The Angels pitching staff ranks 16th in the majors with a collective 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings.

Los Angeles has the 16th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.22).

Marlins Stats & Insights

The Marlins have scored 187 runs (just 3.7 per game) this season, which ranks 27th in MLB.

Miami ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball with 49 home runs.

The Marlins have a team batting average of .256 this season, which ranks 11th among MLB teams.

Miami is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking 10th with an average of 8.4 strikeouts per game.

The Marlins have a 9.3 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, sixth-best in baseball.

Miami has pitched to a 4.48 ERA this season, which ranks 21st in baseball.

Angels Key Players to Watch

Detmers (0-3) takes the mound for the Angels in his ninth start of the season. He has a 4.87 ERA in 40 2/3 innings pitched, with 53 strikeouts.

Shohei Ohtani leads Los Angeles in home runs with 12 and runs batted in with 33.

Hunter Renfroe has collected 49 hits this season and has an OBP of .311. He’s slugging .466 on the year.

Mike Trout is slugging .527 this season, with a team-high 12 home runs. He’s also collected 27 RBI.

Gio Urshela leads Los Angeles in batting average (.299) this season.

Marlins Key Players to Watch

The Marlins will send Luzardo (3-3) to the mound for his 11th start this season.

Soler paces the Marlins with 15 home runs and 32 runs batted in.

Luis Arraez’s .371 batting average is a team-high mark.

Bryan De La Cruz has 10 doubles, five home runs and 13 walks while batting .290.

Yuli Gurriel has four doubles, two triples, three home runs and seven walks while hitting .299.

Angels and Marlins Injuries

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), 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)

Marlins: Jazz Chisholm: 10 Day IL (Toe), Avisaíl García: 10 Day IL (Back), Jesús Sánchez: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), A.J. Puk: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Trevor Rogers: 15 Day IL (Forearm ), Johnny Cueto: 60 Day IL (Biceps), Tommy Nance: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Max Meyer: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Anthony Bender: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Nic Enright: 60 Day IL (Illness), Luis Arraez: day-to-day (Leg)

Angels vs. Marlins Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Angels 6, Marlins 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs
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