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Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Indians 08/20/2021 MLB Preview, Spread and Game Analysis

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Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Indians 08-20-2021 MLB Preview Spread and Game Analysis

Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Indians 08/20/2021 – Cleveland Indians will take the road to Los Angeles to open a new three-game series from Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Angels look forward to building on their three-game winning streak after their last successful series against the Detroit Tigers. Cleveland Indians come into this game with a losing record. The Indians were unable to get past the Twins in their last game. The Angels vs Indians betting picks are available online these teams enter an exciting series. Cleveland is holding the second spot in the AL Central while the Angels are sitting at the fourth in the AL West.

Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Indians 08/20/2021

When: Friday, August 20, 7:10 PM ET
Where: Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio
TV: BSGL
Stream: MLB.TV

Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Indians 08/20/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Angels +1.5 (-192) 8.5 o (-122) +110
Cleveland Indians -1.5 (+137) 8.5 u (-111) -147
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Los Angeles Angels

The Los Angeles Angels are coming off an easy series against the Detroit Tigers. The Angels smashed 13 runs in their last game and gave up 10 in return. Los Angeles won a total of 62 games and dropped 61 in return. The Angels are still four-plus games behind the Mariners in the third. Jamie Barria will be sent to the nod here as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 2-1 record on the season with an ERA of 4.71, 14 Ks, and 11 BBs. David Fletcher and Shohei Ohtani are the bright spots from the plate.

Players to watch: David Fletcher 3B (GP 118, AB 477, R 66, H 142, 2B 24, 3B 2, HR 2, RBI 39, TB 176, BB 22, SO 46, SB 11, AVG 0.298, OBP 0.329, SLG 0.369, OPS 0.698, WAR 2.6), Shohei Ohtani DH (GP 120, AB 412, R 82, H 112, 2B 25, 3B 5, HR 40, RBI 88, TB 267, BB 60, SO 144, SB 18, AVG 0.272, OBP 0.367, SLG 0.648, OPS 1.015, WAR 4.1).

Cleveland Indians

Cleveland Indians look forward to rebounding from their last defeat against the Twins. The Indians gave up eight runs and scored seven in return. Cleveland has Amed Rosario as their leading batsman with an average of .278. Jose Ramirez is the leader in home runs with 27. The Indians are yet to reveal their starting pitcher for their game against the Angels. Cleveland won a total of 58 games and dropped 61 in return. The Indians are unable to get to the Chicago White Sox at the top of the AL Central.  

Players to watch: Amed Rosario SS (GP 110, AB 424, R 57, H 118, 2B 21, 3B 6, HR 6, RBI 39, TB 169, BB 23, SO 92, SB 12, AVG 0.278, OBP 0.318, SLG 0.399, OPS 0.716, WAR 1.1), Jose Ramirez 3B (GP 110, AB 405, R 77, H 103, 2B 25, 3B 4, HR 27, RBI 75, TB 217, BB 46, SO 64, SB 14, AVG 0.254, OBP 0.338, SLG 0.536, OPS 0.874, WAR 4.1). 

Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers

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Los Angeles Angels

LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Angels are 1-10 SU in their last 11 games against Cleveland.
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
LA Angels are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Angels’ last 8 games against an opponent in the American League Central Division division.

Cleveland Indians

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 7 games.
Cleveland are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland’s last 8 games against LA Angels.
Cleveland are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Cleveland are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels.

Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks

The oddsshark predictions are in favor of the Angels to win this game and cover the spread. The Los Angeles Angels have a better shot with their batting and pitching unit. Look for the Angels to win and cover the spread.

Score Prediction: Angels 6, Indians 4.