Los Angeles Angels vs. San Diego Padres - 5/25/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego Padres (21-24) at Los Angeles Angels (22-22)
MLB Baseball: Monday, May 25, 2015 at 9:05 pm (Angel Stadium)
T Ross (2-4) (3.93) vs. Jered Weaver (3-4) (4.37)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels -140 / San Diego Padres +130 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-San Diego, FS-West
The Los Angeles Angels and the San Diego Padres face off on Monday at the Big A in interleague MLB action.
The Los Angeles Angels are at .500 for the season and sit in second place in the American League West. The Angels are 5-5 in their last 10 games, 10-9 at home, and they are 6.5 games behind the Astros in the standings. As a team the Angels are hitting .233 with Mike Trout hitting .301, Kole Calhoun hitting .287, and Erick Aybar hitting .274. The Angels pitching staff has an ERA of 3.74 with the starters at 3.84 and the bullpen at 3.51. For game one against the Padres the Angels start Jered Weaver who has allowed 58 hits and 28 earned runs while striking out 28 over 57.2 innings for a 3-4 record and a 4.37 ERA.
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The San Diego Padres continue to be one of baseball’s biggest disappointments as they are in fourth place in the National League West. The Padres are 3-7 in their last 10 games, 10-12 on the road, and they are six games behind the Dodgers in the standings. As a team the Padres are hitting .241 with Wil Myers hitting .291, Justin Upton hitting .284, and Derek Norris hitting .284. The Padres pitching staff has an ERA of 4.22 with the starters at 4.08 and the bullpen at 4.48. For game one against the Angels the Padres start Tyson Ross who has allowed 48 hits and 23 earned runs while striking out 62 over 52.2 innings for a 2-4 record and a 3.93 ERA.
Los Angeles is 4-1 in their last five home games, 9-4in their last 13 games as a favorite, and 1-5 in their last six home games following a road trip of seven or more days. San Diego is 2-5 in their last seven interleague road games, 1-4 against the AL West, and 2-5 in Ross’ last seven road starts. San Diego is 1-4 in their last five games in Los Angeles.
The total is set at 7.5 and I have this one going over that number so the over is my free pick. My stronger play is on the winnings side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.