Angels at Astros - 7/28/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Angels (55-43) at Houston Astros (55-45)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 8:10 pm (Minute Maid Park)
C.J. Wilson vs. C McHugh (11-5) (3.97)
The Line: Houston Astros -121 / Los Angeles Angels +111 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-W, ROOT-SW
The Los Angeles Angels and Houston Astros begin a three-game series Tuesday night.
The Los Angeles Angels look to keep rolling after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Angels have scored 21 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last eight games. The Angels have won six five of their last six games when scoring more than three runs. Mike Trout leads Los Angeles with 113 hits and 64 RBI while Kole Calhoun and Erick Aybar have combined for 90 RBI. The Los Angeles Angels have won seven of their last nine road games. C.J. Wilson gets the ball, and he’s 8-7 with a 3.59 ERA and 107 strikeouts this season. Wilson is 7-7 with a 4.56 ERA and 95 strikeouts in his career against the Astros.
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The Houston Astros look for a win after winning five of their last seven games. The Astros have scored six runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last eight games. The Astros have won five straight games when scoring more than three runs. Jose Altuve leads Houston with 112 hits and 43 RBI while Evan Gattis and Luis Valbuena have combined for 97 RBI. The Houston Astros have won nine of their last 10 home games. Collin McHugh takes the hill, and he’s 11-5 with a 4.25 ERA and 99 strikeouts this season. McHugh is 3-2 with a 2.08 ERA and 36 strikeouts in his career against the Angels.
The Angels are 4-0 in their last 4 games following an off day and 7-20 in Wilsons last 27 road starts. The Astros are 4-0 in their last 4 games following an off day and 13-3 in McHughs last 16 home starts. The Astros are 4-1 in McHughs last 5 starts vs. Angels.
The Angels have lost 20 of their last 27 road games with Wilson on the hill. Meanwhile, McHugh has been one of the more consistent pitchers this season and has won 13 of his last 16 home games. The home team is the pick here.