Guardians vs Angels Prediction

For the Guardians vs Angels Prediction, our MLB betting model gives the Los Angeles Angels a 54.36% win probability, with Patrick Sandoval on the mound. With odds at -102, the Angels present solid value. Bet smartly and check the best odds for informed MLB betting decisions.

In this blog post, we will delve into the Guardians vs Angels Prediction for their upcoming matchup on Friday, May 24, 2024. This exciting game pits Logan Allen of the Cleveland Guardians against Patrick Sandoval of the Los Angeles Angels. Let’s break down the game info, sportsbook odds, and provide a comprehensive analysis to help you make informed betting decisions.

Game Info & Sportsbook Odds

TeamDecimal OddsUS OddsBallpark
Cleveland Guardians1.93-108Angel Stadium
Los Angeles Angels1.98-102Angel Stadium

Note: Odds are subject to change. Always check the best MLB odds on different sportsbooks.

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Starting Pitchers

Cleveland Guardians – Logan Allen

  • Handedness: Left Handed Pitcher
  • ERA: 4.91

Los Angeles Angels – Patrick Sandoval

  • Handedness: Left Handed Pitcher
  • ERA: 4.59

Advanced MLB Stats Comparison

Logan Allen (Cleveland Guardians)

  • SIERA: 4.2
  • xFIP: 4.16
  • K/9: 7.54
  • BB/9: 2.81
  • WHIP: 1.44
  • GB/FB: 1.13
  • xERA: 4.43

Logan Allen has shown consistent control on the mound, with a respectable BB/9 rate of 2.81. His SIERA of 4.2 and xFIP of 4.16 suggest he’s slightly better than his ERA indicates. His ground ball to fly ball ratio (GB/FB) of 1.13 and a WHIP of 1.44 show he’s relatively effective at limiting baserunners.

Patrick Sandoval (Los Angeles Angels)

  • SIERA: 3.87
  • xFIP: 3.68
  • K/9: 9.35
  • BB/9: 3.53
  • WHIP: 1.47
  • GB/FB: 1.36
  • xERA: 3.6

Patrick Sandoval has a better strikeout rate (K/9) at 9.35 and his SIERA (3.87) and xFIP (3.68) suggest he is a solid pitcher. Despite a higher BB/9 at 3.53, his ability to generate ground balls (GB/FB of 1.36) and a lower xERA (3.6) highlight his potential to control the game effectively.

Bullpen Matchup

  • Cleveland Guardians: Ranked 2nd
  • Los Angeles Angels: Ranked 25th

The Guardians boast one of the best bullpens in MLB, ranked 2nd overall. In contrast, the Angels’ bullpen struggles, ranking 25th. This disparity could be crucial in late-game scenarios.

Guardians vs Angels Prediction

Offensive (Hitting) Matchup

Cleveland Guardians

  • Overall Rank: 18
  • Rank vs Left Handed Pitchers: 7
  • Rank vs Right Handed Pitchers: 25

Los Angeles Angels

  • Overall Rank: 12
  • Rank vs Left Handed Pitchers: 1
  • Rank vs Right Handed Pitchers: 19

The Guardians are stronger against left-handed pitchers, ranked 7th, while the Angels excel in this area, holding the top spot. This indicates a potential offensive advantage for the Angels against Logan Allen.

MLB Betting Model Probability

  • Cleveland Guardians (Logan Allen): 45.64%
  • MLB Model Projected US Odds: 119
  • MLB Model Projected Decimal Odds: 2.19
  • Los Angeles Angels (Patrick Sandoval): 54.36%
  • MLB Model Projected US Odds: -119
  • MLB Model Projected Decimal Odds: 1.84

Recommended MLB Pick

Based on our MLB betting model analysis, the recommended pick is:

  • Side: Los Angeles Angels
  • Pitcher: Patrick Sandoval
  • Odds: -102
  • Adjusted Kelly Criterion Calculated Value: 0.78
  • Confidence: Solid value

Conclusion for Guardians vs Angels Prediction

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