Angels vs White Sox: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 2, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 2, 2021

The Los Angeles Angels and the Chicago White Sox meet on Friday at 9:38 PM ET. The Angels are favored () against the underdog White Sox (). Los Angeles’ Andrew Heaney starts against Chicago’s Dallas Keuchel.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 2, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Angels vs White Sox Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

The probable pitchers for both teams have not made a start this season. Here are their stats from last season:

Heaney (LAA) Pitcher Keuchel (CWS)
4 – 3 W/L 6 – 2
66.2 IP 63.1
4.45 ERA 1.99
1.220 WHIP 1.090
9.5 K/9 6.0
2.4 BB/9 2.4

Angels Probable Starter Andrew Heaney

  • Heaney starts for the first time this season for the Angels.
  • The 29-year-old southpaw started and threw four innings when he last appeared on Saturday, Sept. 26 against the Dodgers.
  • Heaney and his team put together a 4-4 record in the eight games he pitched when they were the moneyline favorite a season ago.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 2, 2021 at 6:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

White Sox Probable Starter Dallas Keuchel

  • The White Sox will send Keuchel to the mound for his first start this season.
  • The last time the 33-year-old pitched was on Wednesday, Sept. 30 against the Athletics. The lefty threw 3 1/3 innings as the starter in that matchup.
  • Keuchel and his team were 2-2 when he pitched and they were the moneyline underdog.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 2, 2021 at 6:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Angels Stats vs Keuchel

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Mike Trout 46 .326 15 2 2 .415 .915
Albert Pujols 39 .205 8 3 6 .225 .712
Justin Upton 13 .308 4 0 1 .400 .785
Anthony Rendon 13 .308 4 0 2 .438 .900
José Iglesias 10 .200 2 0 0 .273 .573
Dexter Fowler 6 .000 0 0 1 .143 .143
David Fletcher 5 .000 0 0 0 .167 .167
Shohei Ohtani 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Angels Betting Trends

  • Last season the Angels were the ninth-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 4.9 runs per game (294 total).
  • The Angels won 44.4% of the games last season they were the moneyline favorite (12-15).
  • Los Angeles had an 11-12 record last year (winning 47.8% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -125 or shorter.
  • In the 55 games bookmakers set an over/under for Los Angeles, it combined with opponents to go over the total 29 times (29-22-4).

White Sox Betting Trends

  • Last season, the White Sox were the underdog 22 times and won seven, or 31.8%, of those games.
  • Chicago was 5-11 last season when entering a game as the underdog by +108 or more on the moneyline.
  • Chicago and its opponents hit the over in 26 of their 57 games with a total last season.

Angels Players to Watch

  • Anthony Rendon hit .286 a season ago with 11 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 36 walks.
  • Rendon ranked seventh in OBP among qualifying hitters in baseball.
  • Mike Trout hit 17 home runs with 46 RBI last year.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB, Trout’s 17 HR ranked fifth, his 46 RBI ranked seventh, and his .380 OBP ranked 19th.

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
Dexter Fowler 90 .233 14 4 15 .317 .706

White Sox Players to Watch

  • Jose Abreu slugged 19 home runs and collected 60 RBI last season while batting .317.
  • Abreu’s 76 hits ranked second, his .317 BA ranked 11th, his .617 SLG ranked 11th, his 19 HR ranked second, and his 60 RBI ranked first among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Tim Anderson posted a .322 average with 21 RBI.
  • Anderson ranked ninth in hits (67), and seventh in BA (.322) among qualified hitters in the majors.

White Sox Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
José Abreu 240 .317 43 19 60 .368 .985
Tim Anderson 208 .322 45 10 21 .357 .886
Luis Robert 202 .233 33 11 31 .302 .738
Yoán Moncada 200 .225 28 6 24 .320 .705
Yasmani Grandal 161 .230 27 8 27 .351 .773
Adam Eaton 159 .226 22 4 17 .281 .665
Nick Madrigal 103 .340 8 0 11 .376 .745
Jake Lamb 88 .193 7 3 10 .283 .635
Leury García 59 .271 6 3 8 .317 .758
Billy Hamilton 32 .125 10 1 2 .171 .390

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