Boston Red Sox (95-67) at LA Angles (100-62) ALDS Betting Odds: The defending World Series champion, Boston Red Sox weren’t able to win the American League East this season. As a result, they’ll take on a very tough Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim team in this year’s American League Divisional Series 2008. This game 1 has a scheduled first pitch of 7:10 PM PT (10:10 PM ET), live from Angels Stadium in Anaheim, CA on TBS/HD.
With the Angels having won an MLB-best 100 games, and the AL wining the All Star game, Mike Scioscia and his team might enjoy home-field advantage all the way through the 2008 World Series.
Odds-makers at SportsBook.com have you all set up for this year’s AL and NL postseason games, but lets begin with the 2008 ALDS. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are (-121) MLB Online Sports Betting Odds favorites when they host the Boston Red Sox (+111) in game 1 of this ALDS.
After the news broke that, Red Sox RHP Josh Beckett would not be able to start in game 1, there was immediate concern in Red Sox Nation.
Beckett, who has been battling arm problems for a good portion of this season, is set to pitch in game 3 of this divisional series. So instead of Beckett, LHP Jon Lester (16-6, 3.21 ERA) gets the nod in game 1 for the visiting Sox. Meanwhile, the Betting Favorite LA Angels will send to the mound veteran RHP John Lackey (12-5, 3.75). The OVER/UNDER for this Red Sox at Angels 2008 ALDS game 1 has been set at a combined total of 8½ runs.
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