Tigers at Angels - 5/31/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Tigers (28-22) at Los Angeles Angels (25-24)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 8:05 pm (Angel Stadium)
D Price (4-1) (2.97) vs. M Shoemaker (3-4) (5.44)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels +111 / Detroit Tigers -121 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN 2
The Los Angeles Angels look to sweep the Detroit Tigers Sunday night.
The Detroit Tigers need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Tigers have scored eight runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last six games. The Tigers have lost five of their last seven games when scoring three or less runs. The Detroit Tigers have lost five of their last seven road games. Miguel Cabrera leads Detroit with 60 hits and 34 RBI while Yoenis Cespedes and Ian Kinsler have combined for 50 RBI. David Price gets the ball, and he’s 4-1 with a 2.97 ERA and 57 strikeouts this season. Price is 4-4 with a 3.90 ERA and 59 strikeouts in his career against the Angels.
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The Los Angeles Angels look for a win after winning four of their last six games. The Angels have scored 22 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Angels have won five of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. Mike Trout leads Los Angeles with 55 hits and 26 RBI while Kole Calhoun and Albert Pujols have combined for 47 RBI. The Los Angeles Angels have won six of their last eight home games. Matt Shoemaker takes the hill, and he’s 3-4 with a 5.44 ERA and 48 strikeouts this season. This will be Shoemaker’s second career game against the Tigers.
The Tigers are 6-2 in their last 8 games as a road favorite and 6-0 in Prices last 6 starts. The Angels are 10-3 in their last 13 during game 4 of a series and 1-4 in Shoemakers last 5 starts. The Tigers are 14-43 in the last 57 meetings in Los Angeles and 5-16 in the last 21 meetings overall.
It's hard to sweep a team in a four-game series. The Tigers also have Price on the mound. You have to like Detroit and the small chalk.