Los Angeles Angels vs. Detroit Tigers - 5/30/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Tigers (28-22) at Los Angeles Angels (25-24)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 10:05 pm (Angel Stadium)
S Greene (4-3) (4.27) vs. Jered Weaver (3-4) (4.06)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels -144 / Detroit Tigers +134 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Detroit, FS-West
The Los Angeles Angels and the Detroit Tigers face off on Saturday in Anaheim for game three of their MLB series.
The Los Angeles Angels moved to a game over .500 by beating the Tigers on Friday. Albert Pujols had three hits including a home run and Mike Trout and Kole Calhoun each had hits as the Angels scored two runs on seven hits. Starting pitcher Hector Santiago allowed three hits and struck out seven over 7.1 innings to get the win and go to 4-3 for the season and Huston Street earned his 15th save. For Saturday’s gam the Angels start Jered Weaver who has allowed 64 hits and 29 earned runs while striking out 35 over 64.1 innings for a 3-4 record and a 4.06 ERA.
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The Detroit Tigers lost for the second night in a row as they fell to the Angels on Friday in Anaheim. Miguel Cabrera, J.D. Martinez, and Rajai Davis each had hits as the Tigers didn’t score on four hits. Starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez allowed six hits and two runs while striking out nine over 7.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 3-6 for the season. For Saturday’s game the Tigers start Shane Green who has allowed 55 hits and 28 earned runs while striking out 38 over 59 innings for a 4-3 record and a 4.27 ERA.
Los Angeles is 5-1 against a team with a winning record, 7-2 in their last nine home games, and 40-17 in Weaver’s last 57 starts against a team with a winning record. Detroit is 11-4 in game three of a series, 2-6 in their last eight games, and 4-1 in Greene’s last five starts in game three of a series. Detroit is 14-44 in their last 58 games in Los Angeles.
The bats were quiet on Friday but I expect them to be more lively here and I look for this one to go over the total and that is my free pick. My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that pick in the Premium Area as well as on the App.