Los Angeles Angels vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction 5/6/14
New York Yankees (16-15) at Los Angeles Angels (16-15)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 10:05 pm (Angel Stadium)
Hiroki Kuroda (R) (2-3) (5.143) vs. C.J. Wilson (L) (4-2) (3.176)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels -150 / New York Yankees +140 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: YES, FS-West
The Los Angles Angels and the New York Yankees face off o Tuesday for game two of their series in Anaheim.
The Los Angles Angels didn’t get a ton of offense but they were able to take advantage of the chances they got to get the win. Albert Pujols had two hits and Howie Kendrick and Chris Ianetta each had hits as the Angels scored four runs on four hits and seven walks. Starting pitcher Jered Weaver allowed six hits and a run while striking out seven over 8.0 innings to get the win and Ernesto Frieri earned the save. For Tuesday’s game the Angels start C.J. Wilson who has won four of his last five starts. For the season Wilson has allowed 31 hits and 14 earned runs while striking out 41 over 39.2 innings for a 4-2 record and a 3.18 ERA.
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The New York Yankees outhit the Angels on Monday but it wasn’t enough to get them the win. Derek Jeter had two hits and mark Teixeira, Brian Roberts, and Ichiro Suzuki each had hits as the Yankees scored on run on six hits. Starting pitcher David Phelps allowed three hits and a run while striking out three over 5.1 innings to not factor in the decision as Shawn Kelly walked four batters and was charged with three runs over 0.2 innings to take the loss. For Tuesday’s game the Yankees start Hiroki Kuroda who has lost his last two starts. For the season Kuroda has allowed 41 hits and 20 earned runs while striking out 25 over 35 innings for a 2-3 record and a 5.14 ERA.
Los Angeles is 6-1 as a home favorite, 6-2 in their last eight home games, and 5-2 in Wilson’s last seven starts as a favorite. New York is 8-1 against a left-handed starter, 1-5 in their last six games, and 2-7in Kuroda’s last nine starts. New York is 6-3 in the last nine meetings of these two.
The total is set at eight and I like the under for my free pick.
My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.
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