Los Angeles Angels vs Cincinnati Reds MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Angeles Angels vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction 4/20/2024

The Los Angeles Angels (9-11) travel to face off against the Cincinnati Reds (10-9) on Saturday, April 20th. This game will be played at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati and televised on BSW. The Reds 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 6:40 ET.

Angels vs Reds

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Cincinnati cruised to a 7-1 win over the Angels in the most recent game of this series. The Reds had a huge 8th inning, scoring five of their seven runs. As for the Angels, they scored their only run in the 5th. Heading into the game, the Reds were favored at -137 on the money line.

Nick Lodolo pitched well for the Reds in this one, going 6 1/3 innings and giving up just one run. He finished the game with six strikeouts but didn’t issue a walk. On the other side, Tyler Anderson got the start for the Angels and took the loss, giving up one earned run in seven innings of work.

At the plate, the Reds were led by Elly De La Cruz, who went 2/4 with a home run and three RBIs. Tyler Stephenson also had a two-hit game and drove in a run. For the Angels, Luis Rengifo went 2/4 with an RBI.

Heading into today’s game vs. the Reds, the Angels are in 3rd place in the AL West, just 1.5 games behind the Mariners for 2nd place. Overall, the Angels are 9-11 and have lost two straight games. These two straight losses came in the final two games of their series with the Rays.

So far, the Angels have really struggled in day games, going 2-8. At night, they are 7-3. On the road, the Angels are 7-7 compared to 2-4 at home. Los Angeles has an overall series record of 1-4-1.

Los Angeles is 11-9 vs. the run line this season, but just 1-5 at home. The Angels are 10-4 vs. the run line on the road, and their average run margin in winning games is +3.9. Their average run margin in losing games is -4.3. They are 0-2 vs. the run line as the favorite and 11-7 as the underdog.

Los Angeles Angels games have gone under the over/under line in two straight games. The Angels’ games have gone under the over/under line in 17 of 20 games this season. The Angels’ games have gone under the over/under line in 85.0% of their games this season.

Patrick Sandoval Gets The Start For The Angels

Patrick Sandoval will be on the mound for the Angels as they take on the Reds. This will be his 3rd road start of the season. So far, he has a win and a no-decision away from home. In his last outing, he went 5 innings and gave up just 1 earned run to the Rays.

Angels Offense Breakdown

When looking at the Angels’ player projections for today, Mike Trout has the 4th highest total hits projection on the team, but he does have the highest odds to hit a home run on the team and 6th best in the league for today. Taylor Ward has the top total hits projection on the team and the 2nd best odds to hit a home run on the team, which is 8th best in the league. Luis Rengifo is 2nd in total hits projection and 6th in home run odds for the Angels, with the 15th best odds in the league. Logan O’Hoppe has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run on the team and 8th best in the league.

Cincinnati will be looking to move to two games above .500 today, as they are currently 10-9 and in 4th place in the NL Central. The Reds trail the Pirates by half a game for 3rd place in the division and are 2.5 games behind the Brewers for the division lead.

So far, the Reds have been good in day games, putting together a 7-3 record. They are also on a four-game win streak as the favorite and are 7-4 this season in that role.

The Reds have a run line record of 9-10 this season, but they have been better against the run line on the road, where they are 5-4. Cincinnati has covered the run line in four straight games, and their average run differential in wins is +4.6.

The Cincinnati Reds have been involved in high-scoring games this season, with a combined run average of 9.9 runs per game. Their over/under record is 12-7, and their games have averaged an over/under line of 9 runs. When the line has been set at 9.5 runs, they have gone over in 7 out of 8 games. Their current under streak is at 3 games.

Graham Ashcraft Gets The Start For The Reds

After earning wins in each of his first two starts of the season, Graham Ashcraft will be making his first home start of the year for the Reds. Ashcraft has been solid in his first two outings, as he has struck out 14 batters in 11 1/3 innings of work. He has given up a pair of home runs in each of his starts, but has been able to limit the damage, allowing just 1 earned run in each outing.

Reds Offense Breakdown

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Our Reds player prop model has Christian Encarnacion-Strand as our top Reds player in terms of total hits and home run projection. His home run projection is 5th best in today’s slate of games. Spencer Steer is our 2nd best Reds player in terms of home run projection, and his total hits projection is 20th best in today’s games. Jonathan India is 2nd on the Reds in terms of total hits projection, and his home run projection is 11th best in today’s games.


Angels vs Reds Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Angels vs. Reds matchup is to take the Reds on the money line at -129. We have the Reds winning this one by a score of 5-4. If you’re looking for a parlay, you could also look to the over/under line, as the line is sitting at 9.5 runs, and we have this one going over.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Graham Ashcraft is projected to go 5.1 innings and finish with four strikeouts. As for Patrick Sandoval, he is projected to finish with seven K’s and go 5.1 innings.

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