On the evening of June 12, 2024, an intriguing matchup is set to unfold at Chase Field as the Los Angeles Angels square off against the Arizona Diamondbacks at 9:40 PM under clear skies. José Soriano is slated to start for the Angels, carrying an ERA of 3.637 into this contest, facing the Diamondbacks’ starter Slade Cecconi, who enters with a 5.661 ERA.

In the AL West, the Angels currently reside in 13th place with a record of 25-41, reflecting a winning percentage of .38. Their division record stands at 5-7, positioning them fourth in the AL West. Despite a recent slump, they’ve managed to claim 4 wins from their last 10 games but stumbled in their last outing to a losing streak of one game. Their road record features 14 wins to 18 losses.

Conversely, the Diamondbacks sit at 8th in the NL West with a slightly better 32-35 record, equating to a .48 winning percentage. They’ve had a solid record of 15-12 within their division, also placing them fourth. Their recent performances have been stronger, with 7 wins in their last 10 games and a current two-game win streak. At home, they’ve been balanced with a 16-16 record this season.

Betting odds for the game have been set, with a PointSpread of -1.5 and an OverUnder of 8.5. For the moneyline, the Angels are at +123, suggesting a slight underdog status compared to the Diamondbacks who are favored with a moneyline of -144. These odds reflect the differing forms of the two teams, presenting an interesting dynamic for bettors, where the Diamondbacks’ stronger recent performances make them favorites at home despite their overall similar seasonal records.