MLB Matchups  >>  LA Angels Angels vs. Cincinnati Reds Preview 04/04/2013

The Los Angeles Angels and the Cincinnati Reds will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Great American Ball Park.

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

Starting this game for the Reds will be Bronson Arroyo. The righthander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Reds listed as 130-moneyline favorites versus the Angels, while the game's total is sitting at 8½.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Reds. Bettors on Cincinnati at -120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

TEAM RECORDS:
Los Angeles: 1-1 SU
Cincinnati: 1-1 SU
LOS ANGELES MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 4-3
After a loss are 6-4

CINCINNATI MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing LA Angels are 2-5
After a win are 3-7


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Angels's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels's last 8 games on the road
LA Angels are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
LA Angels are 15-8 SU in their last 23 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Cincinnati's last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Cincinnati's last 22 games
Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Angels

NEXT UP:
LA Angels at Texas, Friday, April 5
Cincinnati home to Washington, Friday, April 5