LA Angels vs Cincinnati Reds MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Angels vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction 4/19/2024

The Los Angeles Angels (9-10) travel to face off against the Cincinnati Reds (9-9) on Friday, April 19th. This game will be played at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati and televised on BSOH. Both the Angels and Reds are looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. First pitch is set for 6:40 ET.

Angels vs Reds

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Led by a big game by Luis Rengifo at the plate, the Angels are coming off a game in which they wasted several good performances. Rengifo went 2/4 with a run scored and a stolen base. The Angels also got a good start from Griffin Canning, going 5 1/3 innings and giving up just two runs on four hits. He only had four strikeouts in the outing and took the loss.

Los Angeles’s offense scored their only run in the 6th inning of their 2-1 loss to the Rays. After Rengifo singled to lead off the inning, he scored on a double by David Fletcher. The Angels had a chance to tie things up in the 8th, but Mike Trout struck out with a runner on 3rd to end the inning.

As the Angels are on the road today vs. the Reds, they are looking to get above .500, as they currently hold a record of 9-10. In the AL West, they are 1.5 games behind the Rangers, as these two teams have yet to play a game within the division.

So far, the Angels have been just below average on the road, with a 7-6 record. At home, they have gone just 2-4. Los Angeles is coming off a series loss, dropping the series two games to one vs. the Rays.

When the Angels win, they win big. Their average run margin in wins is +3.9, while in losses it’s -4.1. They have been a great bet on the run line this season, going 11-8 overall. They are 10-3 on the run line on the road and have covered the run line in five straight games overall. They have been a great bet as the underdog, going 11-6 on the run line in those games.

Los Angeles Angels games have gone over the over/under line in 10 of their 19 games this season, and their games have averaged 9.4 runs per game. The over/under line for today’s game against the Cincinnati Reds is set at 9.5 runs, which is higher than the average line for Angels games this season. Their games have gone over the line in 53% of their games this season, but they have not had a game with an over/under line set at 9.5 runs yet this year.

Tyler Anderson Gets The Start For The Angels

Tyler Anderson and the Angels are on the road to take on the Reds. Anderson has been solid in his first two starts, picking up a win in his first outing before taking a loss in his last start. He went 7 innings in each of those starts, and in his last outing, he gave up 3 earned runs on 4 hits and 2 walks.

Angels Offense Breakdown

For the Angels, we have Taylor Ward with the best chance to get a hit today. His total hits projection is 17th best in the league. His home run projection is 7th best in the league and 2nd on the team. Mike Trout is 4th on the team in terms of total hits, but he does have the best odds to hit a home run for the Angels. His home run projection is 6th best in the league today. Aaron Hicks is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits and his total hits projection is 19th in the league. His home run projection is 11th in the league and 5th on the team.

The Reds will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Mariners with a 5-1 loss. This was especially tough, as they held a lead going into the 2nd inning before the Mariners scored three runs in the bottom of the 2nd. Cincinnati was the +110 underdog on the road going into this game.

Offensively, the Reds only had one fewer hit than the Mariners but scored just one run. That run came in the 2nd inning. Elly De La Cruz hit a homer but went only 1/3. The Reds also wasted a good start from Andrew Abbott, who took the loss, going six innings and giving up just two earned runs. He also issued three walks and took the loss.

Cincinnati will be looking to move above .500 today, as they come into the game with a record of 9-9. The Reds are on a three-game losing streak and are 2.5 games behind the Pirates for 3rd place in the NL Central. Currently, they are also 2.5 games behind the Brewers for the division lead.

So far, the Reds have been just below average both at home (4-5) and on the road (5-4). Cincinnati has won three straight games as the favorite and has a series record of 3-3 this season.

Despite a losing record against the run line overall, the Reds have been a good bet on the road, where they are 5-4 against the run line. Their average run margin in winning games is a robust 4.4, while it dips to -3.3 in losses. Cincinnati has been favored in 10 games and has gone 5-5 against the run line in those contests.

The Cincinnati Reds have gone over the total in all seven games this season when the over/under line was set at 9.5 runs. The Reds have gone over the total in 12 of their 18 games this season and have an over/under record of 12-6. The Reds’ games have averaged 10.0 runs per game this season. The Reds have gone under the total in their last two games.

Nick Lodolo Gets The Start For The Reds

Through his first start of the season, Nick Lodolo was dominant, striking out 10 batters in just 5 and 2/3 innings of work. He picked up the win against the White Sox, and the only hit he allowed was a solo home run. Lodolo will be at home today against the Angels.

Reds Offense Breakdown

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When looking at the Reds’ offensive projections for today, our model has Spencer Steer as the top hitter on the team in terms of total hits. His total hits projection is 20th best in the league today. If you’re looking for a Reds player to hit a home run, Christian Encarnacion-Strand is our top projected player in that category. His home run projection is 6th best in the league today.


Angels vs Reds Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Angels vs. Reds matchup is that the Reds will pick up a 6-5 win. If you’re looking to bet on the money line, the Reds are the way to go, and you can get them at -125.

Looking at some potential player props, we have Nick Lodolo finishing with seven strikeouts, which is good for seventh among all starters today. As for Tyler Anderson, he is projected to finish with five K’s, which is fifth worst among all starters.

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