Rockies at Angels - 5/12/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Rockies (11-17) at Los Angeles Angels (15-17)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 10:05 pm (Angel Stadium)
K Kendrick (1-4) (8.73) vs. C.J. Wilson (1-2) (2.70)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels / Colorado Rockies --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-RM, FSN-W
The Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Angels begin a short two-game series Tuesday night.
The Colorado Rockies need a win to snap a nine-game losing streak. The Rockies have allowed 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in nine of their last 10 games. The Rockies have lost eight straight games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Charlie Blackmon leads Colorado with 33 hits and 14 RBI while Nolan Arenado and DJ LeMahieu have combined for 31 RBI. The Colorado Rockies have lost five straight games on the road. Kyle Kendrick gets the ball, and he’s 1-4 with a 8.73 ERA and 20 strikeouts this season. This will be Kendrick’s first career game against the Angels.
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The Los Angeles Angels look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Angels have allowed seven runs in their last three games and three or less runs in four of their last five games. The Angels have won seven of their last 10 games when allowing three or less runs. Offensively, Mike Trout leads the Angels with 35 hits and 19 RBI while Kole Calhoun and David Freese have combined for 37 RBI. The Los Angeles Angels have won four of their last six games on their home field. C.J. Wilson takes the hill, and he’s 1-2 with a 2.70 ERA and 27 strikeouts this season. This will be Wilson’s second career game against the Rockies.
The Rockies are 16-35 in their last 51 during game 1 of a series and 1-4 in Kendricks last 5 starts. The Angels are 0-4 in their last 4 during game 1 of a series and 14-3 in Wilsons last 17 home starts. The Rockies are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Los Angeles and 5-16 in the last 21 meetings overall.
The Rockies remain a team that's impossible to back during their long losing streak. The Angels have also played their best ball at home, especially with Wilson on the mound. Take the home team.