Tigers Face Surging Angels in Battle of AL Powerhouses

The Los Angeles Angels Baseball Team (Angels/MLB)

The Los Angeles Angels, riding a three-game home winning streak, prepare to face the Detroit Tigers at Anaheim’s Angel Stadium on Thursday at 9:38 p.m. EDT.

The Angels, seeking to build momentum, will send Davis Daniel to the mound against the Tigers’ Jack Flaherty. Detroit is favored at -168, with the over/under set at 8 runs.

Tigers, Riley Greene (Tigers/MLB)

The Angels have struggled at home, posting a 15-25 record, but have shown resilience in games where they score five or more runs, boasting a 22-11 record in such contests. The Tigers, meanwhile, have a 3.85 team ERA, ranking seventh in the American League.

Taylor Ward leads the Angels with 29 extra-base hits, including 15 doubles and 14 home runs. Logan O’Hoppe has been a bright spot, going 8-for-34 with two doubles, two home runs, and six RBI over the last 10 games.

For the Tigers, Riley Greene has been impressive, hitting .259 with 15 doubles, four triples, and 15 home runs. Colten Keith has also shown promise, going 13-for-39 with two home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.

Both teams have experienced varying levels of success in their last 10 games, with the Angels going 6-4 and the Tigers 3-7. The Angels have been outscored by four runs, while the Tigers have been outscored by 14. Several players on both teams are currently sidelined with injuries, including Mike Trout, Anthony Rendon, and Javier Baez.