LA Angels vs Baltimore Orioles Odds, Picks & Starting Pitchers for Opening Day (March 28)

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Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Corbin Burnes throwing during outpouring training

Feb 24, 2024; Sarasota, Florida, USA; Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Corbin Burnes (39) throws a transportation during nan first inning against nan Boston Red Sox astatine Ed Smith Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement Neitzel-USA TODAY Sports

  • The Baltimore Orioles unfastened their 2024 play against nan Los Angeles Angels connected Thursday afternoon
  • Baltimore sends prized offseason acquisition Corbin Burnes to nan mound
  • See nan LA Angels vs Baltimore Orioles odds, picks, and starting pitchers for Opening Day

Coming disconnected their first AL East crown since 2014, nan Baltimore Orioles (101-61, 49-32 home) will purpose to do thing this season they haven’t done since 1974: spell backmost to backmost arsenic section champs.

Baltimore opens nan play pinch a three-game group against nan Los Angeles Angels (73-89, 35-46 away), who are adjusting to life without Shohei Ohtani.

With Brewers/Mets postponed, Angels vs Orioles will statesman nan Opening Day action astatine 3:05 p.m. ET astatine Camden Yards.

LA Angels vs Baltimore Orioles Odds

Team Moneyline Runline Total
LA Angels +145 +1.5 (-135) O 7.5 (-110)
Baltimore Orioles -175 -1.5 (+114) U 7.5 (-110)

The Orioles are listed arsenic -175 moneyline favorites successful Thursday’s MLB odds with nan Angels +145 roadworthy underdogs to win. The crippled full is astatine conscionable 7.5 pinch some teams sending their aces to nan bump connected Opening Day.

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Baltimore (+202) originates nan play arsenic nan second-favorite to triumph nan AL East successful nan MLB section odds, somewhat trailing nan revamped New York Yankees (+144).

LAA vs BAL Starting Pitchers

The Orioles will nonstop Corbin Burnes to nan mound connected Opening Day, whom they acquired successful a blockbuster waste and acquisition pinch nan Milwaukee Brewers successful nan offseason. Burnes is 3 years removed from winning nan 2021 NL Cy Young Award and has been named to 3 consecutive NL All-Star teams.

The Angels antagonistic pinch 27-year-old lefty Patrick Sandoval, who is coming disconnected a down year. Sandoval saw his ERA balloon from 2.91 successful 2022 to 4.11 past season.

Patrick Sandoval vs Corbin Burnes

7-13 Record 10-8
4.11 ERA 2.94
4.73 xERA 3.05
1.51 WHIP 1.07
19.6% SO% 25.5%

*All statistic successful array from 2023 regular season. 

Burnes has very minimal history against nan LAA lineup, but nan history that exists is encouraging for Oriole fans. In 21 full at-bats, Angel batters are hitting conscionable .190 pinch nary location runs, 2 doubles, and 8 strikeouts. Burnes made 1 commencement against nan Angels past season, pitching a phenomenal 8 innings, allowing conscionable 2 hits, nary walks, and nary runs while striking retired nine.

Sandoval made 1 (ugly) commencement against Baltimore past season, allowing 4 earned runs connected 7 hits and 4 walks complete 5.0 innings successful a 10-3 loss. Overall, nan Oriole lineup is slashing .250/.381/.269 successful 52 full at-bats. All isolated from 1 of their 13 hits person been singles, but they besides person 11 walks.

Angels vs Orioles Prediction

Baltimore is returning fundamentally nan aforesaid batting bid that racked up 807 runs past twelvemonth (4.98 runs per game) and has now added 1 of nan most-dominant pitchers successful baseball.

Even pinch Ohtani claiming his 2nd AL MVP Award past year, nan Angels still vanished -90 successful tally differential while scoring conscionable 739 runs connected nan year.

In ray of nan measurement Burnes dominated this Angels squad past year, and really mediocre Sandoval sounded against nan O’s, I will gladly laic immoderate juice connected a Baltimore victory.

LAA vs BAL pick: Orioles moneyline (-175)

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