Angels vs. Red Sox - 7/17/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston Red Sox (42-47) at Los Angeles Angels (48-40)
MLB Baseball: Friday, July 17, 2015 at 10:05 pm (Angel Stadium)
Wade Miley vs. C.J. Wilson
The Line: Los Angeles Angels / Boston Red Sox --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: NESN, FSN-W
The Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Angels begin a four-game series Friday night.
The Boston Red Sox look to keep rolling after winning five of their last seven games. The Red Sox have scored 12 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 10 games. The Red Sox have won six of their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. Xander Bogaerts leads Boston with 96 hits and 43 RBI while Mookie Betts and Hanley Ramirez have combined for 89 RBI. The Boston Red Sox have won six of their last eight road games. Wade Miley gets the ball, and he’s 8-8 with a 4.80 ERA and 73 strikeouts this season. This will be Miley’s second career game against the Angels.
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The Los Angeles Angels look for a win after winning six of their last eight games. The Angels have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Angels have won 15 straight games when scoring more than three runs. Mike Trout leads Los Angeles with 101 hits and 55 RBI while Kole Calhoun and Albert Pujols have combined for 103 RBI. The Los Angeles Angels have won five of their last seven home games. C.J. Wilson takes the hill, and he’s 7-7 with a 3.83 ERA and 98 strikeouts this season. Wilson is 6-4 with a 2.88 ERA and 73 strikeouts in his career against the Red Sox.
The Red Sox are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. American League West and 3-8 in their last 11 Friday games. The Angels are 7-3 in their last 10 games following a win and 4-1 in their last 5 home games. The Red Sox are 2-5 in the last 7 meetings.
The Angels have been tough to beat at home and the Red Sox have been way too inconsistent to trust, especially on the road. Give me the home team here.