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Los Angeles Angels vs. Baltimore Orioles - 7/26/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Baltimore Orioles at Los Angeles Angels
Date & Time Friday July 26, 2019, 10:07 PM (EDT)
Angel Stadium
Anaheim, California
The Line
The Line: Baltimore Orioles +185 / Los Angeles Angels -220 -- Over/Under: 9.5
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The Baltimore Orioles and Los Angeles Angels meet Friday in MLB action at Angel Stadium.

The Baltimore Orioles look for a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Orioles have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last eight games. The Baltimore Orioles have won five of their last six games when scoring four or more runs. Trey Mancini leads the Orioles with 105 hits and 48 RBI while Jonathan Villar and Hanser Alberto have combined for 191 hits and 70 RBI. Asher Wojciechowski gets the ball, and he is 1-3 with a 3.91 ERA and 31 strikeouts this season. This will be Wojciechowski’s first career game against the Angels.

The Los Angeles Angels look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Angels have scored 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 11 games. The Los Angeles Angels have won six of their last seven games when scoring four or more runs. David Fletcher leads the Angels with 103 hits and 34 RBI while Mike Trout and Kole Calhoun have combined for 185 hits and 135 RBI. Griffin Canning gets the ball, and he is 3-5 with a 4.67 ERA and 77 strikeouts this season. This will be Canning’s second career game against the Orioles.

The Orioles are 29-62 in their last 91 during game 2 of a series, 16-41 in their last 57 Friday games and 12-41 in their last 53 vs. American League West. The Angels are 4-0 in their last 4 during game 2 of a series, 2-7 in their last 9 Friday games and 5-2 in their last 7 home games. The Orioles are 2-9 in the last 11 meetings and the under is 12-3-2 in the last 17 meetings. The under is 22-7-2 in Angels last 31 Friday games. The over is 5-1 in Orioles last 6 vs. American League West.

The pitching matchups are going to be all out of whack for this contest after a marathon game that probably should have gone the Angels way in the 15th inning. The play at the play looked like David Fletcher was able to get under the tag. Either way, I'm still backing the Angels no matter who is on the hill, as they're simply the better team and are still playing for things, while the Orioles are still a bad baseball team that competes but comes up short more times than not. This price is crazy considering the pitching matchup, so give me the Angles and the RL, and I'll hope for the best.

Los Angeles Angels -1.5

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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