Angels vs. Astros - 5/28/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Houston Astros (20-29) at Los Angeles Angels (22-26)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 10:05 pm (Angel Stadium)
D Keuchel (2-6) (5.92) vs. Jered Weaver (4-3) (5.33)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels +120 / Houston Astros -130 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Houston Astros and Los Angeles Angels meet Saturday night for game two of their series.
The Houston Astros look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Astros have scored 10 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last eight games. The Houston Astros offense continues to be hit and miss, and they’ve lost 10 of their last 11 games when scoring three or less runs. Jose Altuve leads Houston with 60 hits, George Springer has 28 RBI and Colby Rasmus has eight home runs. Dallas Keuchel gets the nod, and he’s 2-6 with a 5.92 ERA and 53 strikeouts this season. Keuchel is 7-2 with a 3.86 ERA and 59 strikeouts in his career against the Angels.
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The Los Angeles Angels look to keep rolling after winning nine of their last 13 games. The Angels have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 11 games. The Los Angeles Angels offense is picking up lately, and they’ve won seven of their last nine games when scoring more than three runs. Yunel Escobar leads Los Angeles with 59 hits, Mike Trout has 35 RBI and Albert Pujols has 10 home runs. Jered Weaver takes the hill, and he’s 4-3 with a 5.33 ERA and 32 strikeouts this season. Weaver is 5-3 with a 2.98 ERA and 55 strikeouts in his career against the Astros.
The Astros are 5-2 in their last 7 during game 2 of a series and 1-6 in Keuchels last 7 starts. The Angels are 1-7 in their last 8 during game 2 of a series and 52-19 in Weavers last 71 home starts. The Angels are 4-0 in Weavers last 4 home starts vs. Astros.
We're getting plus money with a hot home team against a pitcher in Keuchel who has been god awful this season. Not sure what oddmakers see here, but I'm taking the home team in better form for the value price.