White Sox vs. Angels - 8/11/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Angels (59-51) at Chicago White Sox (51-58)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 8:10 pm (U.S. Cellular Field)
H Santiago (7-5) (2.78) vs. C Rodon (4-4) (5.00)
The Line: Chicago White Sox +112 / Los Angeles Angels -122 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSW, WPWR
The Los Angeles Angels and Chicago White Sox play game two of their series Tuesday night.
The Los Angeles Angels look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Angels have scored seven runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Angels have won four straight games when scoring more than three runs. Mike Trout leads Los Angeles with 122 hits and 69 RBI while Kole Calhoun and Albert Pujols have combined for 126 RBI. The Los Angeles Angels have lost seven straight road games. Hector Santiago gets the nod, and he’s 7-5 with a 2.78 ERA and 122 strikeouts this season. This will be Santiago’s first career game against the White Sox.
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The Chicago White Sox need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The White Sox have scored 18 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last seven games. The White Sox have won six of their last 10 games when scoring more than three runs. Melky Cabrera leads Chicago with 122 hits and 56 RBI while Jose Abreu and Avisail Garcia have combined for 109 RBI. The Chicago White Sox have split their last six home games. Carlos Rodon takes the hill, and he’s 4-4 with a 5.00 ERA and 90 strikeouts this season. This will be Rodon’s first career game against the Angels.
The Angels are 0-5 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series and 6-2 in Santiagos last 8 starts. The White Sox are 1-4 in their last 5 games as an underdog and 4-1 in Rodons last 5 starts vs. American League West. The over is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
The over has hit in six of the last eight meetings between these two teams. Rodon has allowed 12 runs in his last two starts while Santiago has allowed a combined 12 runs in his last three starts. These nuggets make the over a strong play in this spot.