MLB Matchups  >>  LA Angels vs. Minnesota Preview 09/04/2014


The Los Angeles Angels will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Thursday when they take on the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.

The Angels will trot Hector Santiago out to the mound in this one. Left hander Santiago has a 4-7 record and a 3.28 ERA this season.

Meanwhile, it'll be Kyle Gibson who starts for the Twins. Right hander Gibson is 11-10 with a 4.23 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Angels listed as 136-moneyline favorites versus the Twins, while the game's total is sitting at 8½.

The Twins were a 11-4 winner in their most recent outing at home against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (15) was good news for OVER bettors.

Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Astros on September 3. Bettors who backed the Astros at +122 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Los Angeles:
Team record: 83-55
LA Angels is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels's last 7 games
LA Angels is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of LA Angels's last 12 games on the road
Team record: 61-78
Minnesota is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing LA Angels
Next up:
LA Angels at Minnesota Friday, September 5