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Dodgers vs. Angels MLB Preview, Odds and Picks (August 14, 2020)

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Namely, Joe Maddon’s arrival as Angels manager was an all-in move. Maddon has impeccable credentials from his miracle work with the Cubs and Rays. Los Angeles doesn’t have the roster ready for a championship run. As a result, Maddon’s arrival has lacked betting on MLB games’ success. Across the freeway is a Dodgers team built to win it all. Los Angeles opened as massive chalk to win the National League pennant. So far there is nothing shown that contradicts that expectation.

Los Angeles Dodgers at Los Angeles Angels

Date and Time:Friday, August 14, 9:40 p.m. ET
Location:Angel Stadium, Anaheim, California
Dodgers vs. Angels TV Coverage:FS1
Dodgers vs. Angels SBG Odds:Click Here

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Los Angeles Dodgers at Los Angeles Angels SBG Odds Analysis

Of great concern for any Dodgers game is the sportsbook price. Public demand on the Dodgers makes them too expensive for many tastes. For all that the Angels poor start kills wagering appeal. Which serves to add to the Dodgers tab.

Los Angeles Dodgers Team Overview

First place in the National League West belongs to the Dodgers. Los Angeles won 10 of their first 15 games with just five overs. MLB metrics have the Dodgers third for runs and second for ERA. LA ranks second for home runs and fifth for OPS. Second in MLB for the bullpen is another strength.

Key Los Angeles Dodgers: RHSP Walker Buehler 0-0, 5.19 ERA, 8.2 IP, 6 H, 4 HR, 4 BB, 6 SO, 1.15 WHIP, Closer Kenley Jansen 0-0 1.50 ERA, 4 SV, 4 SVO, 6.0 IP, 3 H, 0 HR, 3 BB, 6 SO, 1.00 WHIP, SS Corey Seager .340 AVG, .389 OBP, .600 SLG, .989 OPS, 10 R, 4 2B, 0 3B, 3 HR, 7 RBI, 0 SB

Los Angeles Angels Overview

Of major concern is a 5-10 start by the Angels. LA went over the total in eight of those games. MLB ranks have the Angels 12th for runs and 17th for ERA. LA does boast MLB’s fourth-highest home run total. And ranks sixth for quality starts. However, the Angels rank 27th for fielding errors and 21st for the bullpen.

Los Angeles Angels Key Players: LHSP Andrew Heaney 1-0, 2.35 ERA, 15.1 IP, 10 H, 1 HR, 0 BB, 15 SO, 0.98 WHIP, Closer Hansel Robles 0-1, 18.69 ERA, 1 SV, 2 SVO, 4.1 IP, 8 H, 3 HR, 4 BB, 4 SO, 2.77 WHIP, CF Mike Trout .311 AVG, ,360 OBP, .667 SLG, 1.027 OPS, 8 R, 1 2B, 0 3B, 5 HR, 11 RBI, 0 SB

Los Angeles Dodgers at Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends

The Dodgers are:

  • 15-3 in their last 18 away games
  • 3-7 under the total on the road
  • 2-8 in their last 10 road matchups vs. the Angels
  • 3-7 under the total at Angels Stadium

The Angels are:

  • 5-14 in their last 19 home games
  • 8-4-1 over the total at Angels Stadium
  • 11-5 in their last 16 overall games with the Dodgers
  • 2-12 under the total head to head with against the Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers at Los Angeles Angels SBG Free Pick

Cause by the price, the run line is the best Betting on the MLB games Dodgers option. LA has been in the black on run line bets for 2020. Further adding to the case is a terrible Angels bullpen.

Dodgers vs. Angels SBG Best Bet: Los Angeles Dodgers Run Line

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