Los Angeles Angels vs. Baltimore Orioles - 8/7/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baltimore Orioles (55-52) at Los Angeles Angels (57-50)
MLB Baseball: Friday, August 7, 2015 at 10:05 pm (Angel Stadium)
K Gausman (2-2) (3.97) vs. A Heaney (5-1) (1.97)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels -125 / Baltimore Orioles +115 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-West, MASN2
The Baltimore Orioles kick off a weekend road series with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday.
The Baltimore Orioles have been on fire as winners in seven of ten but are third in the American League East. The Orioles maintained the pace in the Wild Card race with a 7-3, ten inning win at Oakland Wednesday. Starter Wei-Yin Chen gave up three runs on four hits and four free passes over five frames with four relievers putting up zeros. Chris Davis paced an eleven hit a 10th inning grand slam while he and Gerardo Parra each had two hits and scored twice. Kevin Gausman opens the series on the mound for the Orioles looking for back to back wins. Gausman defeated the Tigers 6-2 last time out with both runs allowed on four hits over seven frames.
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The red hot Los Angeles Angels of two weeks ago have slowed dramatically and have dropped to second in the American League West .The Angels pulled out a late 4-3 win against Cleveland on Wednesday but have still lost seven of ten. Starter Hector Santiago was charged with all three runs on five hits including a pair of homers through six famed but did not get a decision. Kole Calhoun connected on his 15th homer while CJ Cron singled in a pair of runs during a three run 9th inning rally that erased a 3-1 deficit. Andrew Heaney hopes to get back in the win column following his first loss of the season. Heaney dropped a 3-1 decision to at the Dodgers with two runs scored on four hits and a pair of BB in 5.1 innings.
Baltimore are 9-3 in their last 12 overall and are 7-3 in their last 10 games on grass while going 3-8 in Gausman’s last 11 starts on grass. The Angels are 2-7 in their last 9 overall and are 2-7 in their last 9 games on grass while the under is 14-5-1 in their last 20 home games. Both teams are fighting for their playoff lives and I lean Heaney right now…