Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels Free Pick 9/15/13
Los Angeles Angels (71-77) at Houston Astros (51-97)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 2:10 pm (Minute Maid Park)
Jerome Williams (R) (6-10) (5.430) vs. Paul Clemens (R) (0-0) (3.723)
The Line: Houston Astros +123 / Los Angeles Angels -133 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-Houston, FS-West
The Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Angels face off on Sunday in in Houston as they close out their series.
The Houston Astros have the worst record in baseball and it got a little worse as they took the loss on Saturday. Brett Wallace hit a home run, Jose Altuve had three hits, and Marwin Gonzalez had two hits as the Astros scored two runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Brett Oberholtzer allowed six hits and four runs while striking out four over 6.0 innings to take the loss. For Sunday’s game the Astros start Paul Clemens who is 4-4 with a 5.91 ERA for the season and 0-0 with a 3.72 ERA in his last three starts.
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The Los Angeles are looking to close the season strong and they looked strong getting the win on Saturday. Chris Ianetta hit a home run and J.B. Shuck and Grant Green each had two hits as the Angels scored six runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Jered Weaver allowed Six hits and two runs while striking out five over 6.0 innings to get the win. For Sunday’s game the Angels start Jerome Williams who is 7-10 with a 4.81 ERA for the season and 2-0 with a 5.71 ERA in his last three starts.
Houston is 5-1 against a team with a losing record, 21-28 in their last 69 games overall, and 18-53 in in game three of a series. Los Angeles is 16-6 in their last 22 games, 12-3 against a right-handed starter, and 1-4 in Williams’ last five starts as a favorite. Los Angeles is 5-1 in their last six games in Houston.
Getting odds with the home team here seems to be a nice play especially considering Williams is going for the Angels.