Los Angeles Angels vs Boston Red Sox MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Angeles Angels vs Boston Red Sox Prediction 4/14/2024

The Los Angeles Angels (7-7) travel to face off against the Boston Red Sox (8-7) on Sunday, April 14th. This game will be played at Fenway Park in Boston and televised on BSW. The Red Sox are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Angels are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Angels. First pitch is set for 1:35 ET.

Angels vs Red Sox

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Boston cruised to a 7-2 win over the Angels in the most recent game of this series. The Red Sox had a huge 1st inning, scoring four of their seven runs. As for the Angels, they scored their only two runs in the 3rd. Heading into the game, the Red Sox were at -105 on the money line.

Cooper Criswell only went four innings for the Red Sox but gave up just two hits and two earned runs. Greg Weissert got the win out of the bullpen. Griffin Canning had a rough outing for the Angels, giving up six runs in four innings of work.

Triston Casas and Masataka Yoshida each homered for the Red Sox, while Wilyer Abreu scored twice and drove in two runs while going 2/4. Reese McGuire also had a two-hit game at the plate.

As the Angels are on the road today vs. the Red Sox, they are in a good spot, as they lead the AL West division by half a game over the Athletics. Currently, the Angels are 7-7, and they are looking to get above .500 with a win today. So far, they have gone just 2-4 at home but have been better on the road at 5-3.

Looking at their overall series record, the Angels are 1-3, and they have lost two straight series. When favored, they are 1-1 this season, and as the underdog, they are 6-6, which includes a 5-2 mark on the road.

When the Angels win, they tend to win big, with an average run margin of +4.3. However, when they lose, they tend to lose big, with an average run margin of -5.4. As a result, their overall average run margin is -0.6. They have a run line record of 6-8, with a 5-3 mark on the road.

The Angels have played 14 games this season, and their over/under record is 7-7. The average over/under line in their games is 9 runs, but today’s line is set at 9.5 runs. The Angels’ games have averaged 9.6 runs per game this season, and their last three games have gone under the total.

Tyler Anderson Gets The Start For The Angels

Tyler Anderson has gotten off to a great start for the Angels, with a pair of wins in his first two starts. He’s coming off a 7-inning outing against the Rays where he struck out 3 and allowed just 4 hits. He also started the year with a win over the Marlins, going 7 innings while giving up 5 hits and striking out 5.

Angels Offense Breakdown

Our player projections for the Angels have Mike Trout with the 6th highest total hits projection on the team, but he does have the highest home run projection on the team and 6th best in the league today. Taylor Ward is 2nd on the team in total hits, and his home run projection is 10th best in the league. Mickey Moniak is our top projected hitter in terms of total hits, and his home run projection is 8th best in the league today. Logan O’Hoppe has the 2nd best home run projection on the team and 8th best in the league today.

As the Red Sox are both at home today and facing the Angels, they are looking to move above .500, as they currently hold an 8-7 record. In the AL East, they are in 4th place, four games behind the Yankees. So far, they have yet to win a game against AL East competition (0-3).

At home, the Red Sox are 1-4 this season compared to 7-3 on the road. Boston heads into today’s game having been the favorite in nine of their games, and they have a two-game series road winning streak.

When the Red Sox are favored, they are just 3-4 against the run line, but as an underdog, they are 6-2. They have a losing run line record at home (1-4) but are 8-2 on the road. Their average run differential in wins is +4.2, but in losses, it is -3.3.

The Red Sox have played 14 games with over/under lines set below 9.5 runs, and their over/under record is 7-7 in those games. Their average over/under line for the season is 8 runs, and their games have had an average of 8.2 runs scored per game. Their last game had a combined total of 9 runs, which was below the over/under line of 10.5 runs.

Brayan Bello Gets The Start For The Red Sox

Brayan Bello is getting the start for the Red Sox today as they take on the Angels. Bello has had a bit of an up and down start to the season, as he picked up a win in his first start but took the loss in his last outing. He went 5 1/3 innings in his last start, giving up just 1 earned run but took the loss as the Red Sox fell to the Orioles.

Red Sox Offense Breakdown

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For the Red Sox, we have Triston Casas as our top hitter in terms of total hits and home run projections. Casas’ home run projection is 8th best in the league today. Rafael Devers is 2nd in terms of home run projections, and Tyler O’Neill is 8th in the league in terms of home run projections.


Angels vs Red Sox Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Angels vs. Red Sox game is to take the Angels on the money line, with the payout sitting at +105. We have the Angels winning this one by a score of 5-4.

Looking at today’s starters, Tyler Anderson is projected to finish with five strikeouts, and for Brayan Bello, we have him finishing with six. However, we have Bello’s chances of picking up a win as average, and he is projected to finish with a higher ERA than Anderson.

Offensively, we have the Angels finishing with nine total hits, and they are projected to finish with the fifth most home runs on today’s slate. For the Red Sox, they are projected to finish with eight hits and have the 17th most home runs.

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