Los Angeles Angels vs. San Diego Padres - 5/27/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego Padres (22-25) at Los Angeles Angels (23-23)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 10:05 pm (Angel Stadium)
A Cashner (1-7) (2.89) vs. G Richards (4-2) (2.98)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels -150 / San Diego Padres +140 --- 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 Wednesday in Anaheim for game three of their interleague series.
The Los Angeles Angels pulled out late inning heroics for the win on Monday but on Tuesday they were on the other end of it losing in extra innings to the Padres. Albert Pujols had two hits and Kole Calhoun and Erick Aybar each had hits as the Angels failed to score on five hits. Starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker allowed four hits and struck out six over 7.0 innings to not get a decision as Joe Smith took the loss. For Wednesday’s game the Angels start Garrett Richards who has allowed 32 hits and 15 earned runs while striking out 37 over 45.1 innings for a 4-2 record and a 2.98 ERA.
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The San Diego Padres exploded on offense late and got the win on Tuesday in Anaheim. Will Venable, Matt Kemp, and Derek Norris each had two hits as the padres scored four runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Ordisamer Despaigne allowed five hits and struck out five over 6.0 scoreless innings for a no decision as Dale Thayer got the win. For Wednesday’s game the Padres start Andrew Cashner who has allowed 57 hits and 18 earned runs while striking out 54 over 56 innings for a 1-7 record and a 2.89 ERA.
Los Angeles is 4-1 as a home favorite, 53-27 against the NL West, and 20-7 in Richards’ last 27 home starts. San Diego is 3-6 in their last nine interleague road games, 2-5 against the AL West, and 0-6 in Cashner’s last six starts. San Diego is 1-4 in their last five games in Los Angeles.
I am not expecting much offense so my free pick here is the under. My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.