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Cleveland Indians at Los Angeles Angels 5/17/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Indians Odds & Info

Game Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Indians
Date & Time Monday May 17, 2021, 9:38 PM (EDT)
Angel Stadium of Anaheim Anaheim, CA
Latest odds
LAA -145 ; O/U 9
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The Cleveland Indians continue their west coast swing with the first game of a three-game series on Monday against the Los Angeles Angels. Cleveland is 21-16 following a 7-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. Cleveland has lost two straight to Seattle after opening their four-game Series against the Mariners with a victory. Cleveland is second in the American League Central 1 ½ games behind first-place Chicago.

Left fielder Josh Naylor is batting .264 to lead Cleveland. Third baseman Jose Ramirez is leading Cleveland in home runs with 11, hits with 35 and on-base percentage at .344. Right fielder Franmil Reyes is the leader in RBIs with 25. On Monday, Cleveland will send Sam Hentges to the mound. The lefthander is 1-0 with an ERA of 3.29, 14 Ks and 6 BBs.

The Los Angeles Angels are 16-22 following a 9-0 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. Los Angeles has lost four straight and has been outscored 13-3 in its first two games against Boston. The Angels are last in the American League West 6 ½ games behind the first-place Oakland Athletics. Los Angeles has lost 10 of its last 13. The Angels have the worst team ERA in baseball at 5.33.

Center fielder Mike Trout is batting .336 to lead Los Angeles and has a team high .464 on-base percentage. Designated hitter Shohei Ohtani is the leader in home runs with 11, while first baseman Jared Walsh is leading in RBIs with 29 and hits with 42. Los Angeles has not yet announced its starting pitcher for Monday's opening game of a three-game series at home against the Cleveland Indians.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Cleveland is 9-3 in its last 12
  • The OVER has cashed in 8 of the Indians last 11 on the road
  • Los Angeles is 0-4 in its last 4
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Angels last 6

Free MLB Pick:

under 9

Cleveland will defeat Los Angeles on Monday, but the play here is UNDER. The Angels must make a cross-country trip on Sunday following their game versus Boston and bounce back and play at home on Monday. The UNDER has cashed in five of the Angels last six overall and in four of the Angels last five against a team with a winning record. The UNDER has also cashed in five of Cleveland's last seven. Final Score Prediction, Cleveland Indians win but our best play is UNDER 5-1.

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