Angels vs Royals: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 12, 2021

Written By Staff on April 12, 2021 - Last Updated on April 13, 2021

The Kansas City Royals (4-3) host the Los Angeles Angels (6-3) on Monday at 8:10 PM ET. The Royals are  against the Angels (). Los Angeles has Alex Cobb starting things off, while Kansas City counters Brady Singer.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 12, 2021, 6:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Angels vs Royals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Cobb (LAA) Pitcher Singer (KC)
0 – 0 W/L 0 – 1
6.0 IP 3.1
4.50 ERA 13.50
1.500 WHIP 2.400
10.5 K/9 13.5
1.5 BB/9 8.1

Angels Probable Starter Alex Cobb

  • The Angels will send Cobb (0-0) out to make his second start of the season.
  • The righty last pitched on Sunday, April 4 against the White Sox, when he tossed six innings, allowing three earned runs while giving up eight hits.
  • The Angels have always been the moneyline underdog when Cobb starts this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 12, 2021 at 6:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Royals Stats vs Cobb

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Andrew Benintendi 24 .208 5 0 4 .208 .500
Carlos Santana 18 .222 4 0 1 .300 .633
Salvador Perez 15 .333 5 0 2 .333 .666
Jarrod Dyson 11 .182 2 0 0 .182 .364
Whit Merrifield 3 .333 1 1 1 .333 1.666
Michael A. Taylor 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 1.000

Royals Probable Starter Brady Singer

  • The Royals will send Singer to the mound for his second start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Sunday, April 4, when he threw 3 1/3 innings against the Rangers, giving up five earned runs.
  • This will be his first game as the moneyline underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 12, 2021 at 6:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Angels Betting Trends

  • Last season the Angels scored the ninth-most runs in baseball (294 total, 4.9 per game).
  • The Angels went 12-15 in games they were favored on the moneyline last season (winning 44.4% of those games).
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -112 or shorter, Los Angeles had a 12-15 record (winning 44.4% of its games).
  • Los Angeles combined with opponents to go over the total 29 times last season for a 29-22-4 record against the over/under.
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Royals Betting Trends

  • The Royals were underdogs 49 times last season and won 16, or 32.7%, of those games.
  • Kansas City entered 49 games last season as the underdog by -106 or more and was 16-33 in those contests.
  • Kansas City and its opponents went over the total last season in 20 of their 58 opportunities.

Angels Players to Watch

  • Anthony Rendon hit .286 a season ago with 11 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 36 walks.
  • Among the qualified batters in MLB, Rendon ranked seventh in OBP.
  • Mike Trout had 17 home runs and 46 runs batted in a season ago.
  • Trout ranked fourth in HR (17), sixth in RBI (46), and 19th in OBP (.380) among the qualified hitters in MLB.

Angels Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
David Fletcher 207 .319 31 3 18 .376 .801
Mike Trout 199 .281 41 17 46 .380 .983
Anthony Rendon 189 .286 29 9 31 .413 .910
Shohei Ohtani 153 .190 23 7 24 .291 .657
Albert Pujols 152 .224 15 6 25 .265 .660
Justin Upton 147 .204 20 9 22 .289 .711
José Iglesias 142 .373 16 3 24 .400 .956
Kurt Suzuki 111 .270 15 2 17 .344 .740
Jared Walsh 99 .293 19 9 26 .324 .970
Max Stassi 90 .278 12 7 20 .352 .885

Royals Players to Watch

  • Salvador Perez hit 11 home runs last season, drove in 32 runs and posted a .333 batting average.
  • Whit Merrifield hit .286 with an OBP of .328 and a slugging percentage of .444.
  • Merrifield ranked fifth in hits among qualified hitters in the majors.

Royals Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Whit Merrifield 248 .286 38 9 31 .328 .772
Hanser Alberto 219 .283 35 3 22 .306 .699
Carlos Santana 206 .199 34 8 30 .346 .696
Nicky Lopez 169 .201 15 1 13 .286 .552
Hunter Dozier 158 .234 29 6 12 .349 .748
Salvador Pérez 150 .333 22 11 32 .353 .986
Jorge Soler 149 .228 17 8 24 .326 .769
Michael A. Taylor 92 .196 11 5 16 .245 .669
Ryan McBroom 81 .247 8 6 10 .282 .788
Jarrod Dyson 61 .180 9 0 5 .231 .411

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