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Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Indians 08/22/2021 Game Analysis, MLB Forecast and Tips

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Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Indians 08-22-2021 Game Analysis MLB Forecast and Tips

Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Indians 08/22/2021 – The Los Angeles Angels will try to avoid a sweep as they take on Cleveland Indians in their final game of a three-game series. The recent betting trends are up and running as these two teams square off from Muncy Bank Ballpark in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The Angels are yet to progress from the fourth spot in the AL West Division play. Los Angeles was unable to get past the Indians in their last two games. Cleveland remains at second place in the AL Central and their chase for the Wild Card round continues.

Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Indians 08/22/2021

When: Sunday, August 22, 7:10 PM ET
Where: Muncy Bank Ballpark, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
TV: ESPN
Stream: MLB.TV

Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Indians 08/22/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Angels +1.5 (-208) 9 o (-116) -105
Cleveland Indians -1.5 (+149) 9 u (-116) -125
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Los Angeles Angels

Los Angeles Angels have dropped 63 games and won 62 keeping them one game behind the .500 mark. The Angels are four games behind the Mariners. Los Angeles gave up five runs to Cleveland and scored just one in return. The Angels have Shohei Ohtani as their bright spot and the leader in home runs with 40. The Angels have smashed a total of 153 home runs in a span of 123 games. Reid Detmers will take the nod here as their starter. The southpaw is holding a 1-2 record on the season with an ERA of 7.04.  

Players to watch: Chris Taylor LF (GP 120, AB 422, R 83, H 118, 2B 23, 3B 4, HR 18, RBI 66, TB 203, BB 53, SO 132, SB 11, AVG 0.28, OBP 0.37, SLG 0.481, OPS 0.851, WAR 3.3), Justin Turner 3B (GP 113, AB 399, R 64, H 115, 2B 18, 3B 0, HR 21, RBI 69, TB 196, BB 50, SO 77, SB 1, AVG 0.288, OBP 0.381, SLG 0.491, OPS 0.873, WAR 3.7). 

Cleveland Indians

The Cleveland Indians did well to take out the Angels after scoring a total of 14 runs in their last two games. From the pitching end, they restricted the Angels to just two. The Indians have won a total of 60 games and dropped 61 in return. Jose Ramirez is the home run leader with 27 and RBI leader with 75. Triston McKenzie will get the ball to start against the Angels. The righty is holding a 2-5 record on the season with an ERA of 5.12 and 99 Ks in total.

Players to watch: Amed Rosario SS (GP 113, AB 432, R 61, H 123, 2B 22, 3B 6, HR 7, RBI 41, TB 178, BB 25, SO 92, SB 12, AVG 0.285, OBP 0.326, SLG 0.412, OPS 0.738, WAR 1.2),
Jose Ramirez 3B (GP 113, AB 413, R 81, H 107, 2B 26, 3B 4, HR 29, RBI 79, TB 228, BB 48, SO 65, SB 16, AVG 0.259, OBP 0.344, SLG 0.552, OPS 0.896, WAR 4.1).

Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers

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Los Angeles Angels

LA Angels are 1-12 SU in their last 13 games against Cleveland.
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of LA Angels’ last 20 games on the road.
LA Angels are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Cleveland.
LA Angels are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games against an opponent in the American League Central Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of LA Angels’ last 20 games when playing as the underdog.

Cleveland Indians

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland’s last 9 games.
Cleveland are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cleveland’s last 10 games against LA Angels.
Cleveland are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against LA Angels.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland’s last 9 games against an opponent in the American League.

Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks

The top MLB sportsbook has remained in favor of the Indians to win this game and cover the spread. Cleveland has McKenzie on the mound with a solid pitching experience. Look for the Indians to take out the Angels.

Score Prediction: Indians 6, Angeles 3.