Red Sox Vs Angels: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 4, 2022

Written By Staff on May 4, 2022

The Boston Red Sox (10-14) will look to J.D. Martinez, who is currently on a two-game home run streak, when they square off against the Los Angeles Angels (15-10) at 7:10 PM ET on Wednesday at Fenway Park. Boston’s (-134 to win) Garrett Whitlock and Los Angeles’ (+115) Reid Detmers pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

The betting insights in the article below are based off odds valid as of May 4, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET.

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Red Sox vs Angels Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Whitlock (BOS) Pitcher Detmers (LAA)
1 – 1 W/L 1 – 1
16.2 IP 17.1
0.54 ERA 5.19
0.780 WHIP 1.096
10.8 K/9 8.3
2.2 BB/9 2.6

Red Sox Probable Starter Garrett Whitlock

  • Whitlock (1-1) pitches for the Red Sox to make his third start of the season.
  • His most recent time out came on Thursday against the Toronto Blue Jays, when the right-hander tossed 3 2/3 innings, surrendering no earned runs while allowing four hits.
  • He has a .54 ERA and 10.8 strikeouts per nine innings over his six appearances this season.
  • He meets an Angels offense that ranks third in the league with 110 runs while batting .244 as a squad. It has a collective .409 slugging percentage (fourth in MLB play) and has hit a total of 28 home runs (fifth in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 4, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Angels Stats vs Whitlock

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Taylor Ward 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Kurt Suzuki 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Angels Probable Starter Reid Detmers

  • Detmers (1-1) will take the mound for the Angels, his fifth start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Thursday, when he threw 5 2/3 innings against the Cleveland Guardians, giving up one earned run while allowing two hits.
  • The 22-year-old has an ERA of 5.19, a 3.2 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.096 in four games this season.
  • The Red Sox have scored 85 runs this season, which ranks 23rd in MLB. They have 186 hits, 11th in baseball, with 15 home runs (25th in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 4, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Red Sox Stats vs Detmers

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Red Sox Betting Trends

  • The Red Sox have won 54.5% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (6-5).
  • Boston has a record of 2-3 when it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -134 or shorter (40%).
  • The implied moneyline probablility for this matchup gives the Red Sox a 57.3% chance to win.
  • Boston has played in 24 games with set over/under, and has combined with opponents to go over the total six times (6-17-1).
  • The Red Sox have a 14-10-0 record ATS this season (covering 58.3% of the time).
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Angels Betting Trends

  • This season, the Angels have won two out of the six games in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Los Angeles is 2-2 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +115 or more on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Angels, based on the moneyline, is 46.5%.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in 10 of their 25 games with a total this season.
  • In 25 games with a spread this season, the Angels are 12-13-0 ATS.

Red Sox Players to Watch

  • Rafael Devers leads the Red Sox with 30 hits, while batting .297 with seven doubles, four home runs and two walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in baseball, Devers ranks 26th in batting average, 90th in on-base percentage, and 27th in slugging.
  • Devers heads into this matchup on a nine-game hitting streak. In his last 10 games he is batting .310 with three doubles, a home run and two RBI.
  • Xander Bogaerts paces his team with a .411 on-base percentage, and has a club-best .483 slugging percentage. He has eight doubles, a home run and seven walks while hitting .356.
  • Bogaerts currently ranks sixth in batting average, 12th in on base percentage, and 29th in slugging among qualified batters.
  • Martinez is batting .317 with eight doubles, three home runs and five walks.
  • Martinez takes a six-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last nine games he is batting .382 with five doubles, two home runs, a walk and nine RBI.
  • Alex Verdugo is hitting .238 with two doubles, three home runs and six walks.

Red Sox Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Rafael Devers 101 .297 15 4 10 .311 .796
Kiké Hernández 91 .187 12 1 12 .262 .570
Xander Bogaerts 87 .356 15 1 9 .411 .894
Alex Verdugo 84 .238 5 3 13 .277 .646
Trevor Story 72 .208 8 0 6 .301 .579
Jackie Bradley Jr. 71 .169 4 0 5 .244 .498
Bobby Dalbec 68 .147 7 1 3 .213 .448
J.D. Martínez 63 .317 9 3 13 .371 .958
Christian Vázquez 50 .220 4 1 4 .241 .541
Christian Arroyo 43 .186 3 1 4 .200 .456

Angels Players to Watch

  • Mike Trout leads Los Angeles in OBP (.449), slugging percentage (.694) and total hits (23) this season.
  • Among all the qualifying hitters in the majors, Trout ranks 15th in batting average, fourth in on-base percentage, and third in slugging percentage.
  • Taylor Ward has hit five homers this season while driving in 13 runs. He’s batting .371 this season.
  • Shohei Ohtani has 22 hits this season and has a slash line of .227/.279/.392.
  • Anthony Rendon has two home runs, nine RBI and a batting average of .219 this season.

Angels Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Shohei Ohtani 97 .227 17 4 12 .279 .671
Jared Walsh 80 .212 7 2 10 .276 .588
Anthony Rendon 73 .219 7 2 9 .344 .714
Mike Trout 72 .319 17 6 11 .449 1.143
Taylor Ward 62 .371 16 5 13 .480 1.190
Brandon Marsh 61 .262 7 2 15 .329 .739
Max Stassi 51 .235 8 2 6 .316 .689
Tyler Wade 49 .286 6 0 5 .340 .687
Andrew Velazquez 49 .143 7 0 3 .232 .416
Jack Mayfield 39 .256 6 1 4 .310 .720

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