Baltimore Orioles vs. Los Angeles Angels MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction 7/29/14
Los Angeles Angels (63-41) at Baltimore Orioles (58-46)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 7:05 pm (Camden Yards)
Jered Weaver (R) (11-6) (3.359) vs. Chris Tillman (R) (7-5) (3.778)
The Line: Baltimore Orioles +101 / Los Angeles Angels -111 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-West, MASN
The Baltimore Orioles and the Los Angles Angels face off o Tuesday at Camden Yards for game one of their series.
The Baltimore Orioles lead the AL East but it looks to be tight and should be a battle to the finish. Baltimore is 26-23 at home, 6-4 in their last 10 games, and they are coming off of a win on Sunday at Seattle. As a team the Orioles are hitting .259 with Adam Jones hitting .293, Nich Markakis hitting .285, and Nelson Cruz hitting .273 with 29 home runs and 75 RBI’s. The Orioles pitching staff has an ERA of 3.78 with the starters at 3.97 and bullpen at 3.42. For Tuesday’s game Baltimore starts Chris Tillman who had a no decision in a game the Orioles lost to the Angels in his last start. For the season Tillman has allowed 126 hits and 57 earned runs while striking out 83 over 131 innings for a 7-5 record and a 3.92 ERA.
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The Los Angeles Angels continue to chase the Athletics in the AL West and they have the second best record in baseball. The Angels are 25-22 on the road, 6-4 in their last 10 games, and they have won their last three games in a row. As a team the Angels are hitting .265 with Mike Trout hitting .302, Howie Kendrick hitting .292, and Kole Calhoun hitting .290. As a team the Los Angeles pitching staff has an ERA of 3.70 with the starters at 3.71 and the bullpen at 3.66. For game one he Angels start Jered Weaver who has won his last four decisions. For the season Weaver has allowed 118 hits and 52 earned runs while striking out 110 over 139.1 innings for an 11-6 record and a 3.36 ERA.
Baltimore is 5-2 in their last seven games, 7-2 in their last nine home games, and 10-4 in Tillman’s last 14 starts as an underdog. Los Angeles is 25-8 in their last 33 games, 5-2 in game one of a series, and 4-1 in Weaver’s last five starts against the AL East. Los Angeles is 2-6 in their last eight games against Baltimore.
The Orioles have been playing well and I look for that to carry over here as they get win as a home dog.
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