LA Angels versus Detroit Tigers Major League Baseball Betting Preview

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The LA Angels will continue their east coast road trip as they open a series with the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. The Angels and Tigers will begin from Detroit at 7PM Eastern Time and ESPN will televise this Major League Baseball game nationally.

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The current odds have the home team Detroit Tigers favored by –118 odds with the return on the LA Angels at +108 odds. The run over under is set at 10 runs. Those who wager on the Detroit Tigers on the run line and laying the -1 ½ runs will get back +155 odds for their wager. Bettors who take the +1 ½ runs with the LA Angels will lay -175 odds for their bet on the run line. First five inning bettors playing the Detroit Tigers will lay -120 odds with the return on the LA Angels at +100 odds. The total is lined at 5 ½ runs after a full five innings of play.

The pitching matchup for the opening of this series will feature right hander Ervin Santana for the Angels as he opposes Rick Porcello from the Tigers. Santana has had a poor season in 2012 as the hurler is 4-9 with an ERA of 5.75. He has been crushed in his past three road outings as Santana has allowed 20 earned runs and 22 hits in just 12 innings of work. He lasted just 1 1/3rd innings on July 4th at Cleveland in his last start and was shelled for 8 earned runs and eight hits. After a rough start to the year Tigers right hander Rick Porcello has pitched well in his recent starts. Porcello has allowed five earned runs over his past four starts working 23 2/3rds innings. The Tigers are 6-2 in Porcello’s past eight starts. Detroit has played very well after slumping through the first three months of the season. The club has won seven of his past eight games and suddenly find themselves just 3 ½ games behind first place Chicago White Sox and are just ½ game behind Baltimore for the final American League wildcard playoff berth. The Angels are 5 games behind Texas in the AL west and hold the first wildcard berth by three games over Detroit, Oakland and Tampa Bay.

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