Los Angeles Angels vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - 6/16/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Diamondbacks (31-32) at Los Angeles Angels (32-32)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 10:05 pm (Angel Stadium)
J Hellickson (4-3) (5.29) vs. G Richards (6-4) (3.97)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels -160 / Arizona Diamondbacks +150 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Arizona, FS-West
The Los Angeles Angels and the Arizona Diamondbacks face off on Tuesday in Anaheim for game two of their MLB series.
The Los Angeles Angels couldn’t get the offense going on Monday as they fell at home to the Diamondbacks. Mike Trout, Erick Aybar, and Kyle Kubitza each had hits as the Angels scored three runs on four hits. Starting pitcher Jered Weaver allowed eight hits and four runs while striking out four over 7.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 4-7 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Angels start Garret Richards who has allowed 55 hits and 29 earned runs while striking out 55 over 65.2 innings for a 6-4 record and a 3.97 ERA.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks won for the fourth time in a row as they beat the Angels on Monday. Paul Golschmidt had three hits including a home run, Cliff Pennington had two hits, and Yasmany Tomas hit a home run as the Diamondbacks scored seven runs on 11 hits. Starting pitcher Robbie Ray allowed two hits and struck out three over 7.0 innings to get the win to go to 2-1 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Diamondbacks start Jeremy Hellickson who has allowed 74 hits and 39 earned runs while striking out 49 over 66.1 innings for a 4-3 record and a 5.29 ERA.
Los Angeles is 2-5 following a loss, 2-5 in game two of a series, and 19-7 Richards’ last 26 starts. Arizona is 5-0 in their last five road games, 5-12 in Tuesday games, and 4-1 in Hellickson’s last five starts. Arizona is 3-5 in their last eight games in Los Angeles.
With the total set at 7.5 my free pick is just a lean to the over. My stronger pick is on the winning team and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.