Free MLB Pick: Angels vs Dodgers Odds
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(16-21) L.A. Angels vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (16-22)
Date: Monday, May 16, 2016
Time: 10:10 PM ET
Venue: Dodger Stadium Los Angeles, California
Projected Pitchers: Matt Shoemaker vs. Kenta Maeda
MLB Moneyline Odds: Angels +160 / Dodgers -180
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Angels +1.5 -145 / Dodgers -1.5 +125
MLB Betting Total: 7.5
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The Freeway Series heats up in La La Land tonight with the Dodgers the betting favorites with rookie Kenta Maeda on the hill.
The Dodgers have had the Angels’ number in this series in the last couple of seasons, as they have won 4 straight facing them in their house and have won 8 of their last 9 games against them overall.
The Angels are still 5 games under .500, but they are coming off a 3-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners in their last series. They are in 3rd place in the AL West 5.5 games back of the Texas Rangers.
The Dodgers had won 3 in a row before losing to the Cardinals in their last game. They are in 2nd place in the NL West only 1 game back of the San Francisco Giants.
In their last games the Angels beat the Mariners 3-0 and the Dodgers lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2.
The Angels rank 18th in team ERA and 24th in runs scored. They okayed 2 high scoring games in the first 2 games of their last series scoring 16 runs and giving up 13 before winning 3-0 yesterday in the last game.
Matt Shoemaker (1-5 9.12 ERA) goes for the Angels tonight and in his last outing he lasted 4 innings and gave up 4 earned runs in a 5-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. The Angels have lost their last 4 games with him on the hill.
In his last 4 appearances Shoemaker has pitched 15 innings and has given up 19 earned runs.
In his only career start against the Dodgers in 2014 Shoemaker went 6 innings and gave up 2 runs in a 2-1 Angels loss.
The Angels are 0-6 in Shoemaker’s last 6 starts vs. a team with a winning record.
The Angels are 10-9 on the road this season and they have won their last 4 road games.
Los Angeles Dodgers
The Dodgers have been led by their pitching this season ranking 7th in the Majors in team ERA and they rank tied for 14th in runs scored.
Kenta Maeda (3-2 2.30 ERA) gets the call for the Dodgers tonight and in his last outing he gave up 4 earned runs in 5 innings in a 4-3 loss to the New York Mets. The Dodgers have lost his last 3 starts.
In Maeda’s first 4 starts of the season he only gave up 1 earned run, but in his last 3 starts he has combined to give up 10 earned runs.
Maeda will be facing an Angels’ offense that is averaging 7.3 runs per game and batting .336 in their last 4 games.
In his last 3 starts Maeda has given up 4 HR.
In his last 3 starts Maeda is 0-2 with an ERA of 5.09.
This season the Dodgers are 9-11 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Angels are 4-0 in their last 4 road games.
- Angels are 1-5 in their last 6 interleague road games.
- Angels are 1-6 in their last 7 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
- Dodgers are 6-2 in their last 8 games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Dodgers are 4-0 in their last 4 interleague home games.
- Dodgers are 2-7 in their last 9 vs. a team with a losing record.
Free L.A. Angels vs. Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Prediction:
While Maeda may not have a great start tonight he will lead the Dodgers to a win, as their bats will get to a struggling Shoemaker.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
With Shoemaker going tonight take the Over in this game since he has an ERA of over 9.00 for the season.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Dodgers 8 – Angels 4
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