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(3-4) L.A. Angels vs. Oakland A’s (4-4)
Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Time: 10:05 PM ET
Venue: Oakland Coliseum Oakland, California
Projected Pitchers: Hector Santiago vs. Kendall Graveman
MLB Moneyline Odds: Angels +105 / A’s -115
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Angels +1.5 -220 / A’s -1.5 +180
MLB Betting Total: 7.5
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Mike Trout hit his first HR of the season in the Angels win over the A’s last night and they have to be happy with the W since they faced Oakland Ace Sonny Gray.
The Angels have won 2 in a row while the A’s had their 3-game winning streak snapped in the loss to L.A. yesterday.
In yesterday’s game the Angels beat the A’s 4-1.
The Angels have won 5 of their last 6 games facing the A’s.
While Trout went yard in last night’s game the Angels’ offense has been struggling all season and they have yet to score over 4 runs in a game. They rank 29th in the Majors in runs scored and 28th in team ERA.
Hector Santiago (0-0 3.00 ERA) gets the start for the Angels in this game and while he took a no decision in his first start of the season he still had a solid outing giving up 2 earned runs in 6 innings of work in a 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers. He is 3-1 with a 2.54 ERA in 9 career starts against the A’s.
The Angels have won 4 of their last 5 games facing the A’s when Santiago has gotten the starting nod.
The Angels are a perfect 7-0 in their last 7 games with Santiago on the mound.
the Angels have won 6 of their last 10 games facing the A’s in Oakland.
The A’s have lost 4 of their 5 games this season and the main reason for the losses has been their lack of offense. In those games they are hitting only .204 with runners in scoring position.
Their offense only ranks tied for 20th in runs scored and 22nd in team batting averaging while their pitching has been solid ranking 3rd in team ERA.
The A’s are tied with the Texas Rangers atop the AL West with the Angels ? game back.
Kendall Graveman (0-1 3.38 ERA) gets the nod for Oakland tonight and he took the loss in his first start of the season going 5 innings and giving up 2 earned runs, but the offense did not help him out and the A’s lost to the Chicago White Sox 6-1.
Graveman is 0-6 with a 5.52 ERA in his last 9 starts and he has not won since the beginning of July. The A’s have lost 8 of their last 9 games, including 4 of their last 5 at home, with Graveman getting the start.
Albert Pujols is off to a very slow start this season with 0 HR and 3 RBI only hitting .148, but he has a HR and is 4 for 6 facing Graveman.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Angels are 3-5 in their last 8 overall.
- Angels are 6-2 in their last 8 games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Angels have an Under record of 4-1 in their last 5 games.
- A’s are 4-2 in their last 6 overall.
- A’s are 1-6 in their last 7 home games.
- A’s have an Under record of 6-0 in their last 6 games.
Free L.A. Angels vs. Oakland A’s MLB Prediction:
Santiago looked solid in his first start of the season and he will pitch well again and lead the Halos to the W.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: UNDER the Number
Many of the betting trends point to the Over, but with both offenses struggling to score runs the Under is the pick in this AL West match up.
MLB Free Score Prediction: L.A. 5 – Oakland 1
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