Los Angeles Angels vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction 6/26/14
Minnesota Twins (36-40) at Los Angeles Angels (43-33)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 3:35 pm (Angel Stadium)
Ricky Nolasco (R) (4-5) (5.520) vs. Jered Weaver (R) (7-6) (3.473)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels -185 / Minnesota Twins +175 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-North, FS-West
The Los Angeles Angels and the Minnesota Twins face off on Thursday in Anaheim as they close out their series.
The Los Angeles Angels continued their strong play on Wednesday as they had no problem beating the Twins. Albert Pujols, Erick Aybar, and C.J. Cron each had two hits as the Angels scored six runs on 10 hits. Starting pitcher Garrett Richards allowed four hits and two runs while striking out five over 7.1 innings to get the win to go to 8-2 for the season. For Thursday’s game the Angels start Jered Weaver wo has lost three of his last four decisions. For the season Weaver has allowed 85 hits and 40 earned runs while striking out 80 over 103.2 innings for a 7-6 record and a 3.47 ERA.
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The Minnesota Twins are struggling once again as they fell to the Angels on Wednesday. Joe Mauer had two hits, Oswaldo Arcia hit a home run, and Daniel Santana had a hit as the Twins scored two runs on five hits. Starting pitcher Yohan Pino allowed seven hits and five earned runs while striking out two over 3.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 0-1 for the season. For Thursday’s game the Twins start Ricky Nolasco who hasn’t had a decision in any of his last three starts. For the season Nolasco has allowed 14 hits and 55 earned runs while striking out 63 over 89.2 innings for a 4-5 record and a 5.52 ERA.
Los Angeles is 6-0 in their last six games, 24-8 in their last 32 home games, and 38-13 in Weaver’s last 51 home starts. Minnesota is 2-6 against a right-handed starter, 1-6 following a loss, and 1-4 in Nolasco’s last five road starts. Los Angeles is 7-0 in Weaver’s last seven home starts against Minnesota.
This is a big number on the Angels but they are playing this well so I will lay the big number with them.
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