Angels vs. Athletics - 6/26/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oakland Athletics (32-42) at Los Angeles Angels (31-44)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 3:35 pm (Angel Stadium)
S Gray (3-6) (5.20) vs. H Santiago (4-4) (4.99)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels +104 / Oakland Athletics -114 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
The Oakland Athletics look to complete a four-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels Sunday.
The Oakland Athletics look for another win after winning five of their last eight games. The Athletics have scored 19 runs in their last three games and five or more runs in eight of their last 13 games. The Oakland Athletics offense has heated up lately, and they’ve won four straight games when scoring more than three runs. Danny Valencia leads Oakland with 67 hits, Khris Davis has 50 RBI and Marcus Semien has 13 home runs. Sonny Gray gets the ball, and he’s 3-6 with a 5.20 ERA and 60 strikeouts this season. Gray is 5-3 with a 3.27 ERA and 68 strikeouts in his career against the Angels.
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The Los Angeles Angels are desperate for a win in order to snap a six-game losing streak. The Angels have allowed 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 17 games. The Los Angeles Angels have an ERA of 4.42 and have lost four straight games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Mike Trout leads Los Angeles with 85 hits, Yunel Escobar has 20 RBI and Kole Calhoun has 10 home runs. Hector Santiago takes the hill, and he’s 4-4 with a 4.99 ERA and 67 strikeouts this season. Santiago is 3-3 with a 3.34 ERA and 52 strikeouts in his career against the Athletics.
The Athletics are 0-4 in their last 4 during game 4 of a series and 1-4 in Grays last 5 starts. The Angels are 17-8 in their last 25 during game 4 of a series and 15-6 in Santiagos last 21 starts. The Angels are 4-0 in Santiagos last 4 home starts vs. Athletics.
If the Angels couldn't beat a pitcher making his major league debut, there's no hope for this team. It's time to start fading the Angels regardless of the sitaution, as this club is awful. Not high on the A's either, but they've been taking it to the Angels this whole series.