Los Angeles Angels vs. Cleveland Indians - 8/4/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cleveland Indians (48-57) at Los Angeles Angels (56-49)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 10:05 pm (Angel Stadium)
C Carrasco (11-8) (4.03) vs. M Shoemaker (5-7) (4.24)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels +105 / Cleveland Indians -115 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-West, Sports Time Ohio
The Los Angeles Angels and The Cleveland Indians face off on Tuesday in Anaheim in game two of their MLB series.
The Los Angele Angels gained a game back on the Astros in the AL West as the beat the Indians on Monday whole the Astros were losing. Conor GIllaspie hit a home run and Kole Calhoun and C.J. Cron each had two hits as the Angels scored five runs on 11 hits. Starting pitcher Garret Richards allowed four hits and four runs while striking out 11 over 7.1 innings to get the win and go to 11-8 for the season and Huston Street earned his 26th save. For Tuesday’s game the Angels start Matt Shoemaker who has allowed 102 hits and 49 earned runs while striking out 91 over 104 innings for a 5-7 record and a 4.24 ERA.
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The Cleveland Indians got out to an early lead on Monday but they were unable to hold on as they fell to the Angels. Yan Gomes hit a home run and Michael Brantley, Michael Bourn, and Carlos Santana each had two hits as the Indians scored four runs on seven hits. Starting pitcher Corey Kluber allowed 10 hits and five runs while striking out four over 5.2 innings to take the loss and fall to 6-12 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Indians start Carlos Carrasco who has allowed 119 hits and 57 earned runs while striking out 140 over 127.1 innings for an 11-8 record and a 4.03 ERA.
Los Angeles is 8-1 against the AL Central, 7-3 in game two of a series, and 2-8 in Shoemaker’s last 10 home starts. Cleveland is 2-5 in their last seven games as an underdog, 3-10 in their last 13 games, and 5-0 in Carrasco’s last five road starts. Cleveland is 2-7 in the last nine meetings with Los Angeles.
I am not expecting a lot of offense here so my free pick is going to be the under. My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that pick in the Premium Area as well as on the App.