Angels vs. Astros - 6/29/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Houston Astros (41-37) at Los Angeles Angels (32-46)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 3:35 pm (Angel Stadium)
D Keuchel (4-9) (5.35) vs. Jered Weaver (6-6) (5.24)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels +130 / Houston Astros -140 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
The Houston Astros hope to complete the sweep of the Los Angeles Angels early Westney afternoon.
The Houston Astros look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 12 games. The Astros have scored 12 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 15 games. The Houston Astros offense has caught fire lately, and they’ve won 10 straight games when scoring more than three runs. Jose Altuve leads Houston with 107 hits, George Springer has 47 RBI and Carlos Correa has 13 home runs. Dallas Keuchel gets the ball, and he’s 4-9 with a 5.35 ERA and 89 strikeouts this season. Keuchel is 8-2 with a 3.74 ERA and 64 strikeouts in his career against the Angels.
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The Los Angeles Angels need a big win after losing 10 of their last 15 games. The Angels have allowed 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six straight games. The Los Angeles Angels have an ERA of 4.46 and have lost 12 of their last 14 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Mike Trout leads Los Angeles with 92 hits, Yunel Escobar has 20 RBI and Albert Pujols has 14 home runs. Jered Weaver takes the hill, and he’s 6-6 with a 5.24 ERA and 51 strikeouts this season. Weaver is 5-4 with a 3.26 ERA and 58 strikeouts in his career against the Astros.
The Astros are 7-2 in their last 9 during game 3 of a series and 4-9 in Keuchels last 13 starts. The Angels are 3-7 in their last 10 during game 3 of a series and 3-8 in Weavers last 11 starts. The Astros are 5-1 in Keuchels last 6 starts vs. Angels.
I've been trying to tell you that the Astros are back. We've been backing Houston during this run, as it's looking more and more like the exciting team from last season. The Angels? Well, they're a complete mess and have just one player showing up on a nightly basis. Have to keep backing the Astros and fading the Angels.