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Angels vs Cubs Betting Preview - June 8

Betting Line and Odds for June 8
Angels vs Cubs Betting Preview - June 8

The Los Angeles Angels and Brandon Drury will hit the field against the Chicago Cubs and Mike Tauchman on Thursday at 9:38 PM ET, in the final game of a three-game series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.

The favored Angels have -130 moneyline odds to win against the underdog Cubs, who are listed at +110. Los Angeles is favored on the run line (-1.5).

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Odds and Game Info

  • When: Thursday, June 8, 2023 at 9:38 PM ET
  • Where: Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim, California
  • How to Watch on TV: MLB Network
  • Probable Pitchers: Reid Detmers vs. Drew Smyly
Angels vs Cubs Betting Information
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Angels Trends & Betting Info

  • This season, the Angels have been favored 33 times and won 18, or 54.5%, of those games.
  • Los Angeles has not entered a game this season with shorter moneyline odds than -130.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Angels, based on the moneyline, is 56.5%.
  • Los Angeles is 30-28-0 ATS in its 58 games with a spread this season.

Cubs Trends & Betting Info

  • This season, the Cubs have been the underdog 30 times and won 11, or 36.7%, of those games.
  • Chicago has not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +110 odds on it winning this game.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Cubs have a 47.6% chance to win.
  • In 43 games with a spread this season, Chicago is 24-19-0 ATS.

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Angels vs. Cubs Comparison

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Angels Leaders

Angels Hitting Rankings

  • Shohei Ohtani paces the Angels with 16 home runs and 42 runs batted in.
  • In MLB, Ohtani ranks seventh in homers and 13th in RBI.
  • Ohtani enters this matchup on a four-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .368 with three doubles, a triple, a home run, four walks and four RBI.
  • Mike Trout is batting .265 with 11 doubles, 14 home runs and 29 walks.
  • Among all MLB hitters, Trout ranks 12th in homers and 38th in RBI.
  • Trout heads into this game on a two-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .167 with a home run, three walks and four RBI.
  • Drury has 15 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 11 walks while batting .258.

Angels Pitching Rankings

  • The pitching staff for the Angels has a collective 8.7 K/9, which ranks 16th in the majors.
  • Los Angeles has a 4.30 team ERA that ranks 18th across all MLB pitching staffs.
  • Los Angeles has MLB's 20th-ranked WHIP (1.335).
  • The pitching staff for the Angels has combined for 19 quality starts, the 19th-ranked total in the majors.
  • Angels pitchers combine to surrender 67 total home runs at a clip of 1.1 per game (14th-fewest in baseball).
  • In its 6-2 win last time out, Los Angeles struck out seven Cubs batters while allowing three hits.

Cubs Leaders

Cubs Hitting Rankings

  • Nico Hoerner leads the Cubs with a .283 batting average.
  • In all of the majors, Hoerner ranks 193rd in homers and 97th in RBI.
  • Dansby Swanson is batting .266 with 13 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 33 walks.
  • Swanson currently is 122nd in homers and 97th in RBI in the major leagues.
  • Ian Happ is hitting .269 with 15 doubles, four home runs and 45 walks.

Cubs Pitching Rankings

  • The Cubs have an 8.6 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 19th in the majors.
  • Chicago has pitched to a 4.13 ERA this season, which ranks 13th in baseball.
  • Chicago ranks 15th in MLB with a combined 1.274 WHIP this season.
  • Cubs starters have made 26 quality starts this season, 10th-most in baseball.
  • With just 60 homers allowed, the Cubs rank fifth in the league at preventing long balls.
  • Last time out, Chicago fell to the Angels 6-2. Its pitchers compiled 10 strikeouts and eight hits allowed.

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