Rangers vs. Angels - 10/2/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Angels (83-75) at Texas Rangers (86-72)
MLB Baseball: Friday, October 2, 2015 at 8:05 pm (Globe Life Park)
Jered Weaver (7-12) (4.76) vs. M Perez (3-6) (4.77)
The Line: Texas Rangers -125 / Los Angeles Angels +115 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
The Los Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers play game two Friday night.
The Los Angeles Angels look for a win after winning six of their last eight games. The Angels have scored 18 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Angels have won seven of their last eight when scoring more than three runs. Mike Trout leads Los Angeles with 168 tackles and 89 RBI while Kole Calhoun and Erick Aybar have combined for 125 RBI. The Los Angeles Angels have split their last six road games. Jered Weaver gets the ball, and he’s 7-12 with a 4.76 ERA and 88 strikeouts this season. Weaver is 15-8 with a 3.50 ERA and 175 strikeouts in his career against the Rangers.
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The Texas Rangers look for a win after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Rangers have scored 18 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in nine of their last 10 games. The Rangers have won eight of their last 10 when scoring more than three runs. Prince Fielder leads Texas with 186 hits and 96 RBI while Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus have combined for 137 RBI. The Texas Rangers have won seven of their last 10 home games. Martin Perez takes the hill, and he’s 3-6 with a 4.77 ERA and 44 strikeouts this season. Perez is 1-1 with a 2.61 ERA and 14 strikeouts in his career against the Angels.
The Angels are 39-19 in Weavers last 58 Friday starts and 1-7 in Weavers last 8 road starts. The Rangers are 8-2 in their last 10 during game 2 of a series and 4-0 in Perezs last 4 home starts. The Angels are 7-3 in Weavers last 10 starts vs. Rangers.
This is a must-win game for the Angels if they're going to have a shot at a wild card spot. Veteran pitcher on the hill, I'll side with the more desprate team and the plus money.