Angels vs. Orioles Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/22/2022

by | Apr 22, 2022

Coming off of a 2-1 series win over the Astros, the Los Angeles Angels (8-4) are -186 favorites to pick up the win in Game 1 of a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles (4-9). The series begins at Angel Stadium, starting on Friday at 9:38 PM ET. Reid Detmers starts for Los Angeles while Bruce Zimmermann is Baltimore’s starter for the contest.

Angels vs. Orioles Spread and Betting Line

Angels vs Orioles Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Angels -186 +159 8.5 -115 -105 -1.5 +108 -129

Computer Predictions for Angels vs. Orioles

Our computer pick: Baltimore Orioles (+159) and Over (8.5)

Angels vs. Orioles Game Info

  • Los Angeles Angels probable starting pitcher: Reid Detmers
  • Baltimore Orioles probable starting pitcher: Bruce Zimmermann
  • Game Day: Friday, April 22, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:38 PM ET
  • Location: Anaheim, California
  • Stadium: Angel Stadium

Los Angeles Angels vs Baltimore Orioles Pitching Matchup

Detmers Zimmermann
2 GS 2
0-0 W-L 0-0
8.59 ERA 0.00
7.1 IP 9.0
3 BB 4
8 SO 10

Angels Starter Reid Detmers

  • The Angels will look to Detmers (0-0) in his third start this season.
  • In his last appearance on Saturday, the left-hander threw 3 1/3 innings against the Texas Rangers, allowing five earned runs while surrendering six hits.
  • Opposing hitters have compiled a batting average of .300 against him this season. He has an 8.59 ERA and 9.8 strikeouts per nine innings over his two appearances.
  • The opposing Orioles offense has the 29th-ranked slugging percentage (.285) and is last in MLB play with four home runs. It has a collective .207 batting average, and is 17th in MLB with 88 total hits and last in MLB play scoring 28 runs.

Orioles Starter Bruce Zimmermann

  • Zimmermann will get the start for the Orioles, his third of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Sunday, when he threw 5 2/3 innings against the New York Yankees without allowing a run.
  • He has pitched in two games this season with an ERA of .00, a 2.5 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.222.
  • Zimmermann has made one start of five or more innings in two chances this season, and averages 4.2 frames when he pitches.
  • The Angels have scored 60 runs this season, which ranks fifth in MLB. They are batting .248 for the campaign with 14 home runs, fourth in the league.

Angels Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Angels have been favorites in nine games this season and won seven (77.8%) of those contests.
  • Los Angeles has not entered a game this season as a bigger favorite on the moneyline than the -186 odds on them winning this game.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Angels have a 65% chance to win.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in five of their 12 games with a total this season.
  • The Angels are 7-5-0 against the spread this season.

Orioles Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Orioles have been victorious in four, or 30.8%, of the 13 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • Baltimore has a mark of 2-2 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by +159 or worse on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Orioles have a 38.6% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Baltimore’s games have gone over the total in one of their 13 opportunities.
  • The Orioles have posted a record of 7-6-0 against the spread this season.

Angels Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Shohei Ohtani is the bat to watch in the Angels lineup, leading the team in batting average (.235), home runs (3), and RBI (9).
  • Of all hitters in baseball, Ohtani’s home run total ranks him 13th, and his RBI tally ranks him 19th.
  • Brandon Marsh’s nine runs batted in are a team-high mark.
  • Marsh carries a three-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last five games he is hitting .308 with two doubles, two walks and five RBI.
  • Mike Trout is batting .269 with three doubles, a home run and five walks.
  • Trout is on a three-game hitting streak entering this contest. During his last five outings he is hitting .313 with three doubles, four walks and an RBI.
  • Jack Mayfield has a double, a triple, a home run and two walks while hitting .360.
  • Mayfield is riding a seven-game hitting streak into this one. During his last seven games he is batting .360 with a double, a triple, a home run, two walks and three RBI.
Shohei Ohtani 12 .235 .278 .451 3 9 12
Brandon Marsh 10 .308 .429 .538 1 9 8
Mike Trout 8 .269 .406 .500 1 2 7
Jack Mayfield 7 .360 .429 .600 1 3 9
Kurt Suzuki 5 .263 .364 .474 1 4 5

Orioles Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Anthony Santander paces the Orioles with a team-high batting average of .275.
  • Santander’s home run total puts him 81st in MLB, and he is 281st in RBI.
  • Santander has collected a hit in two straight games. During his last five outings he is batting .235 with a double and four walks.
  • Cedric Mullins been a consistent power bat this season, as he paces his team with two home runs and eight runs batted in.
  • Mullins ranks 33rd in homers and 28th in RBI among all hitters in the majors.
  • Austin Hays has four doubles and six walks while hitting .244.
  • Ryan Mountcastle is batting .235 with a double, a home run and two walks.
Anthony Santander 13 .275 .453 .400 1 1 11
Cedric Mullins 13 .196 .268 .392 2 8 10
Austin Hays 12 .244 .333 .333 0 3 11
Ryan Mountcastle 13 .235 .278 .314 1 3 12
Jorge Mateo 12 .250 .318 .300 0 3 10

Betting Tips for Angels vs. Orioles

We have the Orioles on the moneyline at +159 on the moneyline as our best bet in this game after digging through all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer picks see the scoring going over the total of 8.5 runs.

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