Orioles vs. Angels - 5/17/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Angels (18-17) at Baltimore Orioles (15-18)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 1:35 pm (Camden Yards)
G Richards (3-1) (2.27) vs. B Norris (1-4) (9.88)
The Line: Baltimore Orioles / Los Angeles Angels --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-W, MASN
The Los Angeles Angels look to sweep the Baltimore Orioles Sunday afternoon.
The Los Angeles Angels look to build on their five-game winning streak. The Angels have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last 10 games. The Angels have won four of their last five games when scoring more than three runs. Mike Trout leads Los Angeles with 39 hits and 21 RBI while David Freese and Kole Calhoun have combined for 38 RBI. The Los Angeles Angels have split their last eight games on the road. Garrett Richards gets the nod, and he’s 3-1 with a 2.27 ERA and 29 strikeouts this season. Richards is 0-2 with a 7.31 ERA and eight strikeouts in his career against the Orioles.
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The Baltimore Orioles look for a win after losing four of their last six games. The Orioles have scored eight runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Orioles have won five of their last six games when scoring more than three runs. Adam Jones leads Baltimore with 43 hits and 23 RBI while Chris Davis and Manny Machado have combined for 37 RBI. The Baltimore Orioles have split their last eight games on their home field. Bud Norris takes the hill, and he’s 1-4 with a 9.88 ERA and 18 strikeouts this season. Norris is 4-0 with a 0.43 ERA and 30 strikeouts in his career against the Angels.
The Angels are 2-5 in their last 7 during game 3 of a series and 20-6 in Richards' last 26 starts. The Orioles are 4-0 in their last 4 during game 3 of a series and 43-19 in their last 62 home games. The under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Baltimore.
The Angels have owned the Orioles in this series, and they've clearly found their groove during this winning streak. I'm taking the Angels for the sweep.