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Los Angeles Angels vs. Oakland Athletics - 6/30/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Oakland Athletics at Los Angeles Angels
Date & Time Sunday June 30, 2019, 4:07 PM (EDT)
Location
Angel Stadium
Anaheim, California
The Line
The Line: Oakland Athletics +117 / Los Angeles Angels -140 -- Over/Under: 10
TV Channel
NSCA, FSW
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The Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels meet Sunday in MLB action at Angel Stadium.

The Oakland Athletics look to stay hot after winning nine of their last 12 games. The Athletics have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 11 games. The Oakland Athletics have won 11 straight games when scoring four or more runs. Marcus Semien leads the Athletics with 92 hits and 41 RBI while Matt Chapman and Ramon Laureano have combined for 157 hits and 84 RBI. Chris Bassitt gets the ball, and he is 4-3 with a 3.86 ERA and 65 strikeouts this season. Bassitt is 1-2 with a 7.47 ERA and 15 strikeouts in his career against the Angels.

The Los Angeles Angels need a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Angels have scored 10 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 10 games. The Los Angeles Angels have won six of their last seven games when scoring four or more runs. Tommy La Stella leads the Angels with 82 hits and 44 RBI while Mike Trout and David Fletcher have combined for 162 hits and 87 RBI. Andrew Heaney gets the ball, and he is 1-1 with a 4.99 ERA and 36 strikeouts this season. Heaney is 2-1 with a 3.67 ERA and 28 strikeouts in his career against the Athletics.

The Athletics are 7-1 in their last 8 during game 4 of a series, 8-3 in their last 11 games on grass and 2-9 in their last 11 Sunday games. The Angels are 4-0 in Heaneys last 4 Sunday starts,  9-3 in Heaneys last 12 home starts and 5-2 in Heaneys last 7 starts. The over is 29-13-2 in the last 44 meetings in Los Angeles and 6-2 in the last 8 meetings. The under is 5-2 in Angels last 7 overall. The over is 5-1 in Bassitts last 6 starts overall.

Bassitt has been one of the more consistent pitchers for the A's this season, and he's been at his best on the road where he has a 3.58 ERA and a .198 allowed batting average. Heaney has allowed 22 hits and 15 earned runs in his last 25.2 innings, and he has a 4.50 ERA through 16 innings at home this season. While he's still getting into the swing of things this season due to limited reps, it's tough to be confident in Heaney right now, especially when asked to lay juice. The value is with the A's and the plus money in this contest.

Pick:
Oakland Athletics +117

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