MLB Matchups  >>  LA Angels Angels vs. Philadelphia Phillies Preview 05/13/2014

The fans at Citizens Bank Park will be treated to a interleague game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Philadelphia Phillies when they take their seats on Tuesday.

Righthander Matt Shoemaker will take the mound for the Angels to start this game. Shoemaker is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.

The Phillies will counter Shoemaker with Cliff Lee. Lefthander Lee has a 3.64 ERA to go along with a 3-3 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Phillies listed as 160-moneyline favorites versus the Angels, while the game's total is sitting at 8.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 7-3 loser as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -108 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
The Phillies were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -127 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

TEAM RECORDS:
Los Angeles: 19-18 SU
Philadelphia: 17-19 SU
LOS ANGELES MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-2
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

PHILADELPHIA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 2-4
After playing NY Mets are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Philadelphia's last 22 games at home
Philadelphia is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games at home

NEXT UP:
Philadelphia home to LA Angels, Wednesday, May 14