Weaver and Jiminez Take the Hill as the Angels Travel to Cleveland

by Dirty on July 2, 2012

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A winning streak will be on the line for the Cleveland Indians on Monday when they battle the Los Angeles Angels at Progressive Field.

Jered Weaver will be the starting pitcher for the Angels on this day. Righthander Weaver is 8-1 this season with a 2.31 ERA.

The Indians will counter Weaver with Ubaldo Jimenez. Righthander Jimenez has a 4.69 ERA to go along with a 7-6 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Angels listed as 138-moneyline favorites versus the Indians, while the game’s total is sitting at 8½.

The Angels were a 10-6 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -140 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 6-2 winner as they battled the Orioles on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at -102 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Cleveland has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Los Angeles: 44-35 SU
Cleveland: 40-38 SU

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 4-6
After playing Baltimore are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels’s last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels’s last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels’s last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 5 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cleveland’s last 12 games at home

Next up:
Cleveland home to LA Angels, Tuesday, July 3

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