Los Angeles Angels vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Pick – MLB June 15, 2022

The LA Angels and Dodgers have an intercity interleague matchup at Dodger Stadium for two days. The Dodgers opened the series with a 2-0 win behind Tony Gonsolin last night. Gonsolin was in his best form with 1 hit and no runs allowed through 6.1 innings.

He’s played a utility role in the Dodgers’ pitching staff to open his career, but is finally able to spread his wings as a full-time starter this season. Gonsolin is running with this opportunity and impressing.

The Dodgers ended a three-game skid with the win last night. Noah Syndergaard did what was asked of him, but he didn’t see any run support against Gonsolin.

Syndergaard allowed 2 hits and 1 earned run across 4.2 innings of work. Andrew Wantz gave up an insurance run to the Dodgers in the bottom of the 8th. Both teams managed just 3 hits each in a pitching duel.

The Dodgers are tied with the Padres for the lead in the NL West at 38-23.

They’ve been good, but something is amiss this season. It looks like another season where they are overpriced to win the World Series. The trade deadline should be interesting for the Dodgers.

The good news for the Angels is that they snapped out of a 14-game losing streak. The bad news is that they’re just 2-3 since then and fell to third in the AL West at 29-34.

The Angels are scheduled to send Reid Detmers to the bump for this one. Tyler Anderson is making preparations to start for the Dodgers.

Head below for our free Angels vs. Dodgers prediction on June 15, 2022.

Los Angeles Angels vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Live Betting Odds:

The following odds are courtesy of Bovada:
Teams Spread Moneyline Total
LA Angels +1.5 (-125) +165 Over 9 (+100)
LA Dodgers -1.5 (+105) -200 Under 9 (-120)
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Team Data LA Angels LA Dodgers
Overall Record 29-33 37-23
Away/Home Record 12-15 17-10
Batting Average .242 .247
Batting Average Away/Home .229 .248
Runs Per 9 4.48 5.27
Team ERA 3.94 3.06
Team ERA Away/Home 4.47 3.60

Angels vs. Dodgers Prediction:

Reid Detmers is pitching well for the Angels this season. He can’t be blamed for the Angels’ recent struggles. Detmers has been in great form as of late.

Detmers hasn’t allowed a run in two starts across 8.2 innings of play.

This was after Detmers had one of his worst performances of the season. He allowed 5 hits and 5 earned runs in a 7-2 loss to the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium.

That isn’t consistent with Detmers overall, though. Detmers has had more success in Anaheim compared to the road. He has a 6.19 ERA and 1.62 WHIP through 16 innings of work on the road.

Detmers has been in good shape with a 2.70 ERA and 0.72 WHIP at home, but not as reliable as a visitor. The Dodgers are the highest-scoring team in the major leagues.

They have produced 5.17 runs per 9 innings for first in the major leagues. At Dodger Stadium, they’ve been more potent with 5.71 runs per 9 with a .328 OBP.

Detmers has been hot, but I have some some confidence in the Dodgers opening up offensively.

Look at Tyler Anderson to be the better starter in this one. Anderson was also on fire, with three straight games without allowing a run. In his last start, he was tagged for 4 earned runs in 3 frames in an 11-9 win against the White Sox.

LA Angels vs. LA Dodgers Betting Trends:

Angels

  • Record (Last 10): 2-8
  • 1-10 overall in their previous 11 games as an underdog on the road
  • 3-14 overall in their previous 17 games as an underdog
  • 0-4 overall in their previous four games on a Wednesday
  • 4-17 overall in their previous 21 games after a loss
  • 0-4 overall in their previous four games versus a left-handed starter

Dodgers

  • Record (Last 10): 4-6
  • 9-2 overall in their previous 11 games versus the American League
  • 6-1 overall in their previous seven games versus the Angels at home
  • 46-15 overall in their previous 61 games as a betting favorite at home
  • 4-1 overall in thier previous five games versus the AL West
  • 25-6 overall in their previous 26 games versus the American League agianst a team with a losing record

  • Anderson was motoring right along with 18 straight innings without allowing a run in three games. He had allowed 2 or fewer runs in eight of nine starts before the White Sox got to him for 4 runs.

    Anderson should bounce back to form against the Angels.

    He’s posted an ERA of 2.40 and a 1.07 WHIP in his previous three attempts. The Dodgers have the advantage with their bullpen.

    The bullpen has an ERA of 3.48 and a 1.16 WHIP as opposed to a 4.25 ERA and 1.22 WHIP for the Angels.

    I’m looking at the Dodgers to continue their winning ways with a victory at Dodger Stadium. They’ve been sluggish recently, but should put another win together. I like a 5-3 or 6-4 win for the home team at Dodger Stadium.

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Kyle E / Author

Kyle is a veteran of TheSportsGeek and has spent nearly a decade providing accurate sports picks and writeups here. He has been a sports handicapper for 10+ years and started sharing his picks and thoughts in 2011 at TheSportsGeek. His expertise spans across multiple sports, including the NFL, NCAAF, MLB, NHL, and horse racing. Prior to writing for TheSportsGeek, Kyle was a fantasy football expert, who ultimately parlayed it into a successful sports betting career. You can find his picks daily only at TheSportsGeek.

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