Toronto Blue Jays vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, Pick and Preview, August 26 (8/26): MLB
- Aug 26, 2022, 6:03:13 AM
Credit: photo by Tom Horak-USA TODAY Sports
|Time||7:07 p.m. EST|
|Angels money line||+153|
|Angels run line||+1.5 (-125)|
|Blue Jays money line||-185|
|Blue Jays run line||-1.5 (+105)|
|Over / under||9|
|Los Angeles Angels||Toronto Blue Jays|
|Road / home record||26-37||36-25|
|Last 10 record||1-9||7-3|
|Over / under record||55-61-9||63-58-1|
|Runs / game||3.74||4.72|
|Runs allowed / game||4.20||4.19|
The Toronto Blue Jays and the Los Angeles Angels will play the 4th game of the series at the Tropicana Field on Thursday. The Blue Jays beat the Angels again for 3rd straight time to secure the series. Harold Ramirez had an RBI double in the 11th inning and scored the winning run on a throwing error to lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a 4-3 win.
Los Angeles Angels
The Angels get here with a 52-72 record and have lost 8 of their last 10 games. The team is averaging 3.74 runs per game. They're batting for .227 AVG, 467 runs scored in 941 hits and 136 home runs, ranking #25 in offense in the league tied with the Toronto Blue Jays. Shohei Ohtani leads the team with a .265 avg, 27 home runs and 73 RBI.
Defensively they are allowing 4.26 runs per game and rank #16 in the league. Shohei Ohtani leads the pitching staff with a 2.83 ERA, 167 strikeouts and 10 wins recorded.
Reid Detmers (4-4, 3.66 ERA) will be on the mound for the Angels in the 1st game of the series. Detmers took the loss against Detroit on Saturday, allowing four runs on 10 hits and two walks while striking out three batters over 4.1 innings. He hasn't pitched against the Blue Jays in his career.
Toronto Blue Jays
The Blue Jays get here with a 65-54 record and have won their last 4 games. The team is averaging 4.72 runs per game and they're batting for .265 AVG, have 582 runs scored in 1107 hits and 152 home runs, ranking #6 in offense in the league behind the Atlanta Braves. Vladimir Guerrero Jr leads the team with .285 ERA, 78 RBI and 26 home runs. Alejandro Kirk is batting for .302 AVG.
Defensively as they are allowing 4.19 runs per game and rank #13 in the league. All-Star Alek Manoah leads the team with a 2.66 ERA and 139 strikeouts recording 12 wins for the Jays.
Mitch White (1-3, 3.63 ERA) will be on the mound for the Blue Jays in the 1st game of the series. White allowed one run on seven hits and no walks while striking out five batters over four innings in a no-decision versus the Yankees on Saturday.
LA Angels are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against Toronto.
LA Angels are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 9 games.
Toronto Blue Jays are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
The Angels continue to struggle offensively as they have averaged only 1.6 runs per game in their last 5 games and have lost 6 of the last 7 games against the Blue Jays. For this game they'll send Reid Detmers to the mound who's having a good season but still the Angels are 7-12 with him on the mound. Mitch White will take the mound for the Blue Jays who's having a great season and has allowed 1 run in each of his last 2 starts. Detmers can hold the Blue Jays offense for 5 innings and White should have another good start. Take the under.
PICK: Under 9 (-110)
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