Boston Red Sox vs. Los Angeles Angels 8/19/14 MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction
Los Angeles Angels (73-50) at Boston Red Sox (56-68)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 7:10 pm (Fenway Park)
Jered Weaver (R) (13-7) (3.659) vs. Allen Webster (R) (3-1) (4.790)
The Line: Boston Red Sox +129 / Los Angeles Angels -139 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-West, NESN
The Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Angels face off on Tuesday at Fenway Park for game two of their series.
The Boston Red Sox trailed all the way on Monday as they lost to the Angels. David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia, and Brock Holt each hit home runs as the Red Sox scored two runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Brandon Workman allowed six hits and two runs while striking out five over 7.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 1-7 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Red Sox start Allen Webster who has won his last two starts. For the season Webster has allowed 14 hits and 11 earned runs while striking out 10 over 20.2 innings for a 3-1 record and a 4.79 ERA.
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The Los Angeles Angels moved into first place in the AL West as the beat the Red Sox on Monday. Mike Trout and Kole Calhoun each had two hits and Albert Pujols added a hit as the Angels scored four runs on seven hits. Starting pitcher C.J. Wilson allowed five hits and a run while striking out five over 5.1 innings to get the win to raise his record to 10-8 and Kevin Jepsen earned the save. For Tuesday’s game the Angels start Jered Weaver who has won seven of his last eight decisions. For the season Weaver has allowed 146 hits and 66 earned runs while striking out 125 over 162.1 innings for a 13-7 record and a 3.66 ERA.
Boston is 4-2 as an underdog, 3-10 in game two of a series, and 6-2 in Webster’s last eight starts. Los Angeles is 5-1 in their last six games, 8-3 as a road favorite, and 65-31 in Weaver’s last 96 starts. Los Angeles is 7-2 in their last nine games in Boston.
I am not expecting more runs than we saw on Monday so my free pick here is the Under. My stronger pick is on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.
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