Angels vs. Oakland A's - 4/22/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oakland Athletics (7-8) at Los Angeles Angels (6-8)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 10:05 pm (Angel Stadium)
S Gray (1-0) (2.11) vs. Jered Weaver (0-2) (6.61)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels -108 / Oakland Athletics -102 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-California, FS-West
The Los Angeles Angels and the Oakland A’s face off on Wednesday in Anaheim in game three of their MLB AL West series.
The Los Angele Angeles got the bats going on Wednesday to get the win at home. Kole Calhoun and Johnny Giavotella each hit home runs and David Freese was among those with two hits as the Angels scored 14 runs on 15 hits. Starting pitcher Hector Santiago allowed three hits and a run while striking out eight over 6.0 innings to get the win and go to 2-1 for the season. For Wednesday’s game the Angels start Jered Weaver who has allowed 21 hits and 12 runs while striking out nine over 16.1 innings for a 0-2 record and a 6.61 ERA.
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The Oakland A”s simply didn’t have it on Tuesday as they were crushed by the Angels. Billy Butler had two hits including a home run and Mark Canha and Sam Fuld each had hits as the A’s scored one run on five hits. Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz allowed eight hits and five runs, four earned, while striking out six over 5.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 1-2 for the season. For Wednesday’s game the A”s start Sonny Gray who has allowed 18 hits and five runs while striking out 12 over 21.1 innings for a 1-0 record and 2.11 ERA.
Los Angeles is 7-14 in their last 21 games, 2-6 as an underdog, and 42-14 in Weaver’s last 56 home starts. Oakland is 8-2 following a loss, 5-16 in game three of a series, and 206 in Gray’s last eight starts as a favorite. Oakland is 2-9 in their last 11 meetings with Los Angeles.
The total is set at 7.5 and I have this one going over and that is my free pick. I also have a pick on who will win and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.