Dodgers Vs Angels: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on August 5, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers (65-44) match up with the Los Angeles Angels (54-54) a game after Mookie Betts homered twice in a 7-5 win over the Astros. It starts at 10:10 PM ET on Friday. The Dodgers (-265 to win) have David Price starting things off, and the Angels (+215) will counter with Patrick Sandoval.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of August 5, 2021, 2:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Dodgers vs Angels Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Price (LAD) Pitcher Sandoval (LAA)
4 – 1 W/L 3 – 5
45.2 IP 77.1
3.55 ERA 3.38
1.420 WHIP 1.150
8.3 K/9 10.1
2.6 BB/9 3.7

Dodgers Probable Starter David Price

  • The Dodgers are sending Price (4-1) to the mound to make his eighth start of the season. He is 4-1 with a 3.55 ERA and 42 strikeouts in 45 2/3 innings pitched.
  • His most recent appearance came out of the bullpen on Sunday when the left-hander tossed one scoreless inning against the Diamondbacks without allowing a hit.
  • The opposing Angels offense has a collective .254 batting average, and is fourth in the league with 927 total hits and 11th in MLB action with 504 runs scored. They have the sixth-ranked slugging percentage (.429) and rank eighth in home runs (140) in all of MLB.
  • The Dodgers are 16-11 in Price’s 27 starts this season with Los Angeles as the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 5, 2021 at 2:12 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Angels Stats vs Price

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Kurt Suzuki 32 .219 7 1 6 .265 .703
Adam Eaton 19 .421 8 0 0 .421 .947
José Iglesias 11 .273 3 0 0 .273 .546
Justin Upton 9 .333 3 1 1 .455 1.122
Phil Gosselin 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .500
David Fletcher 3 .000 0 0 0 .250 .250
Max Stassi 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Angels Probable Starter Patrick Sandoval

  • Sandoval (3-5) will take the mound for the Angels, his 13th start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Saturday, when he threw 5 2/3 innings against the Athletics, giving up one earned run while allowing four hits.
  • The Dodgers rank second in MLB with 567 runs scored this season. They have a .245 batting average this campaign with 151 home runs (fifth in the league).
  • When he is the starting pitcher, Los Angeles has a record of 3-5 this season when they are the underdog on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 5, 2021 at 2:12 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Dodgers Stats vs Sandoval

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Corey Seager 7 .000 0 0 1 .000 .000
Chris Taylor 5 .400 2 0 0 .400 1.000
Justin Turner 5 .400 2 0 1 .571 .971
AJ Pollock 4 .250 1 1 2 .400 1.400
Cody Bellinger 3 .333 1 1 2 .333 1.666
Mookie Betts 3 .333 1 1 1 .600 1.933
Austin Barnes 2 .500 1 0 0 .667 1.167
Max Muncy 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Will Smith 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers’ offense is averaging five runs in home games while scoring 5.4 per game away from Dodger Stadium.
  • The Dodgers have the No. 2 offense in MLB action scoring 5.2 runs per game (567 total runs).
  • The Dodgers have been the moneyline favorite 106 total times this season. They’ve finished 65-41 in those games.
  • The Dodgers have gone 12-5 when playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -265 or shorter (70.6%).
  • The Dodgers have combined with their opponents to hit the over on the total 51 times this season for a 51-52-6 record against the over/under.
  • The Dodgers went 6-4 across the 10 games they were moneyline favorites in their last 10 matchups.
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Angels Betting Trends

  • The Angels rank 11th in the league with 504 total runs scored this season.
  • In away games this season, they have scored a total of 212 runs (4.1 per game) while plating 292 total at home, an average of 5.2 per contest.
  • This season, the Angels have won 22 out of the 49 games, or 44.9%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • The Angels have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +215.
  • Games involving the Angels have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 60 of 108 chances this season.
  • In four games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Angels have a record of 1-3.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Justin Turner leads the Dodgers with 65 runs batted in.
  • Turner ranks 18th in AVG (.293), and 14th in OBP (.380) among the qualifying batters in baseball.
  • Max Muncy has hit 22 home runs to lead his team.
  • Among the qualified batters in MLB play, Muncy’s 22 HR rank 18th, and his .401 OBP ranks fourth.

Dodgers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Justin Turner 372 .293 61 20 65 .380 .877
Chris Taylor 368 .283 79 17 60 .375 .870
Mookie Betts 329 .271 67 17 43 .371 .891
Max Muncy 312 .272 62 22 62 .401 .946
Will Smith 279 .262 47 15 51 .364 .851
A.J. Pollock 268 .306 36 14 42 .351 .888
Cody Bellinger 179 .168 28 5 21 .263 .554
Matt Beaty 169 .249 28 4 30 .352 .701
Corey Seager 164 .268 23 4 22 .362 .783
Austin Barnes 147 .224 21 4 17 .325 .679

Angels Players to Watch

  • Shohei Ohtani leads Los Angeles in home runs with 37 and runs batted in with 82.
  • Ohtani’s .660 SLG ranks 23rd, his 37 HR rank first, and his 82 RBI rank third among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Max Stassi has collected 50 hits this season and has an OBP of .383. He’s slugging .540 on the year.
  • Stassi enters this game on a eight-game hit streak. He’s hitting .400 over that span with three homers.

Angels Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
David Fletcher 413 .303 59 2 38 .331 .709
Shohei Ohtani 368 .272 74 37 82 .350 1.010
José Iglesias 356 .267 42 7 34 .294 .670
Justin Upton 269 .230 44 15 34 .319 .761
Juan Lagares 211 .237 29 2 25 .260 .615
Adam Eaton 189 .201 33 5 28 .298 .642
Phil Gosselin 168 .280 16 3 24 .341 .722
Max Stassi 163 .307 32 10 24 .383 .923
Kurt Suzuki 150 .207 11 3 9 .281 .574
Jack Mayfield 98 .214 11 6 15 .245 .694

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