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Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Angels Online MLB Betting Picks

Posted by: Mike Davis
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Angels

The year’s online MLB betting action is just getting started. Sports betting players looking for an enticing contest to wager on this Monday night should check out this evening’s Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Angels contest. The Brewers are on a tear at the moment and will be looking to build on that success tonight. The Angels on the other hand, had a rough start to the year but are hopeful their current 3 game winning streak can help them turn things around.  So what can we expect out of this matchup?

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Angels – Monday, April 8th     

When: 10:07 pm ET

Where: Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, California

TV: Local Broadcasts

Stream: MLB TV

Online MLB Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Brewers -1½ (+140) 9 (-105) -110
Angels +1½ (-160) 9 (-115) EV
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Milwaukee Brewers          

The Brewers enter tonight’s matchup sporting an 8-2 record that pegs them as the best team in the NL Central. Coming off their 3 game series against the Chicago Cubs that saw them go 2-1, the Brewers will be vying for an even more lopsided series against the Angels. Seeing as how the Angels struggled out of the gate, it comes as no surprise to see tonight’s online MLB betting odds favor Milwaukee here. However, the favoritism isn’t as large as one would expect. All in all this makes taking Milwaukee straight up this evening quite alluring.

Looking over the numbers, it’s clear that Milwaukee has a substantial edge here. After all, they rank 5th in runs and 7th in both batting average and on base percentage. Comparatively the Angels rank 24th in runs, 25th in batting average and 21st in on base percentage. Lastly, the Brewers will be sticking with Jhoulys Chacin this evening. Chacin is 2-0 this season with a 4.22 ERA and a 1.03 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Lorenzo Cain (1 HR, 2 RBI, .368 BA), Christian Yelich (5 HR, 13 RBI, .361 BA), and Mike Moustakas (2 HR, 4 RBI, .156 BA).

Los Angeles Angels   

The Angels fly into this evening’s contest sporting a 4-6 that ranks them 5th overall in the AL West. Although they had a rough start to the season, Los Angeles enter tonight’s matchup riding a 3 game winning streak over the Rangers. So will the Angels be able to extend that win streak over the Brewers at home tonight? If Los Angeles is to get the upset tonight, it will have to come off the back of their pitching.

This is because they have a slight advantage over Milwaukee pitching wise. At the present time Los Angeles ranks 13th in ERA and 10th in team WHIP. On the other hand, the Brewers rank 21st in ERA and 14th in WHIP. Correspondingly, Trevor Cahill will be the main in charge of getting this win for Los Angeles. Cahil is 0-1 on the year with a 3.75 ERA and a 0.83 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Kole Calhoun (2 HR, 4 RBI, .200 BA), Andrelton Simmons (0 HR, 3 RBI, .176 BA), and Jonathan Lucroy (0 HR, 2 RBI, .242 BA).

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Predictions

Trends

  • Milwaukee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games when playing LA Angels
  • Milwaukee is 14-6 ATS in its last 20 games on the road
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels’ last 6 games at home
  • LA Angels is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • LA Angels is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Picks

So which side should legal betting fans take in this Milwaukee Brewers vs. Los Angeles Angels matchup? All things considered, Milwaukee is your best bet here. While they may be on the road, they have the bats to get this win tonight. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 9-5 Milwaukee.