Los Angeles Angels at Chicago White Sox
Friday, September 6, 2019 at 7:10 PM (Guaranteed Rate Field )
The Line: Los Angeles Angels +123 / Chicago White Sox -148 -- Over/Under: 9.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Los Angeles Angels and Chicago White Sox meet Friday in MLB action at Guaranteed Rate Field.
The Los Angeles Angels need a win after losing 10 of their last 12 games. The Angels have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last eight games. The Los Angeles Angels have lost five of their last seven games when scoring four or more runs. David Fletcher leads the Angels with 148 hits and 43 RBI while Mike Trout and Kole Calhoun have combined for 250 hits and 171 RBI. Dillon Peters gets the ball, and he is 3-2 with a 4.13 ERA and 44 strikeouts this season. This will be Peters’ first career game against the White Sox.
The Chicago White Sox need a win after losing nine of their last 12 games. The White Sox have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last eight games. The Chicago White Sox have split their last 10 games when scoring four or more runs. Jose Abreu leads the White Sox with 155 hits and 106 RBI while Leury Garcia and Tim Anderson have combined for 285 hits and 87 RBI. Lucas Giolito gets the ball, and he is 14-8 with a 3.30 ERA and 210 strikeouts this season. Giolito is 2-0 with a 3.75 ERA and 16 strikeouts in his career against the Angels.
The Angels are 4-10 in their last 14 vs. American League Central, 3-15 in their last 18 road games and 2-10 in their last 12 overall. The White Sox are 1-4 in their last 5 home games, 9-4 in Giolito's last 13 starts with 4 days of rest and 0-5 in Giolito's last 5 home starts. The Angels are 8-1 in the last 9 meetings and the over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings. The under is 4-1 in Giolito's last 5 starts overall. The over is 5-2 in Peters' last 7 starts overall.
Peters has allowed 36 hits and 18 earned runs in his last 34.2 innings, and he has a 4.40 ERA and .270 allowed batting average on the road. Giolito has allowed 30 hits and 13 runs in his last 39 innings, and he has a 3.91 ERA and .204 allowed batting average at home. Peters had his struggles in August and has been rather easy to hit overall this season. Giolito has been pretty good for the most part and the White Sox have had success with him on the mound. With the pitching edge and with the Angels finding a way to blow yesterday's game, I have to side with the White Sox at home. The Los Angeles Angels forgot how to win games and are simply counting the days until the offseason.