Chicago White Sox vs. Los Angeles Angels - 9/7/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Angels (68-72) at Chicago White Sox (56-84)
MLB Baseball: Friday, September 7, 2018 at 8:10 pm (Guaranteed Rate Field)
Felix Pena (1-4) (4.19) vs. C Rodon (6-4) (2.89)
The Line: Chicago White Sox -115 / Los Angeles Angels +105 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
Friday MLB pits the Los Angeles Angels against the Chicago White Sox.
The Los Angeles Angels are gunning for back to back victories after downing Texas 9-3 Wednesday. Los Angeles starter Jaime Barria upped his record to 10-8 with five scoreless frames while Jim Johnson surrendered two runs.
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The Angels amassed 16 hits and walked three times with Andrelton Simmons going 2-3 with a homer and three RBI’s while Shotei Ohtani went 4-4 with a pair of long balls, three RBI’s and four runs followed by David Fletcher had two hits, an RBI and two runs.
Felix Pena toes the rubber at the White Sox on Friday night. Pena did not receive a decision in a 7-3 loss at Houston where two runs scored (one earned) over seven frames.
The Chicago White Sox have dropped consecutive contests following a 10-2 rout to visiting Detroit on Wednesday. Chicago starter Michael Kopech was charged with seven runs on four homers over 3.1 frames while Caleb Frare allowed three runs in 1/3 of an inning.
The White Sox offense consisted of five hits and three free passes with Jose Rondon recording an RBI while Welington Castillo and Matt Davidson scored.
The White Sox send left hander Carlos Rodon to the mound to face the Angels. Rodon saw his three game win streak end last time out in a 6-1 loss to Boston with five runs plated in 6.1 innings.
Under is 9-2 in LA Angels last 11 Friday games and under is 6-2 in LA Angels last 8 overall and under is 6-2 in LA Angels last 8 road games. Chicago are 7-1 in their last 8 games following a loss and over is 16-6-1 in Chicago last 23 Friday games and under is 7-3 in Chicago last 10 overall. Under is 8-2 in the last 10 meetings in Chicago and LA Angels are 3-9 in the last 12 meetings in Chicago.
Rodon is dong a great job for a poor team and gives the White Sox at least a puncher’s chance here…