Los Angeles Angels (19-18) at Toronto Blue Jays (17-22)
|Date & Time||Tuesday May 19, 2015, 7:07 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Toronto Blue Jays -133 / Los Angeles Angels +123 --- Over/Under: 9
The Los Angeles Angels and Toronto Blue Jays play game two of their series Tuesday night.
The Los Angeles Angels look for a win after winning five of their last seven games. The Angels have scored 12 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Angels have won six of their last nine games when scoring more than three runs. Kole Calhoun leads Los Angeles with 40 hits and 18 RBI while Mike Trout and David Freese have combined for 42 RBI. The Los Angeles Angels have lost five of their last seven games on the road. Hector Santiago gets the ball, and he’s 2-2 with a 2.41 ERA and 39 strikeouts this season. Santiago is 0-0 with a 2.25 ERA and four strikeouts in his career against the Blue Jays.
The Toronto Blue Jays look for a win after losing five of their last six games. The Blue Jays have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last seven games. The Blue Jays have won five of their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. Josh Donaldson leads Toronto with 49 hits and 26 RBI while Devon Travis and Edwin Encarnacion have combined for 51 RBI. The Toronto Blue Jays have won eight of their last 10 games on their home field. Drew Hutchison takes the hill, and he’s 3-0 with a 6.17 ERA and 38 strikeouts this season. Hutchison is 0-2 with a 6.52 ERA and 11 strikeouts in his career against the Angels.
The Angels are 4-0 in their last 4 during game 2 of a series and 4-1 in Santiagos last 5 road starts. The Blue Jays are 5-0 in their last 5 home games vs. a left-handed starter and 1-5 in their last 6 vs. American League West. The Angels are 7-2 in the last 9 meetings in Toronto and 12-4 in the last 16 meetings.
The Blue Jays have been pretty much unbeatable on their home field. Until that changes, I find it hard to pick against Toronto.