Free MLB Prediction: Dodgers vs Angels
Major League Baseball betting sees the L.A. Dodgers taking on the L.A. Angels on Thursday August 13th at Progressive field, in Cleveland, Ohio. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all MLB season long so stay tuned for more FREE MLB baseball predictions.
L.A. Dodgers (78-58) at L.A. Angels (69-67)
Date: Monday September 7th
Time: 9:05 PM
Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, California
MLB Betting Lines: L.A. Dodgers -175, L.A. Angels +150
MLB Betting Total: 7
Probable Pitchers: Zach Greinke (15-3, 1.59 ERA) vs. Mike Tropeano (1-2, 5.51 ERA)
The Dodgers head across town for the first game of a 3-game Freeway Series with the Angels. The Dodgers have won 3 straight and 8 of their last 10 games and they now have a comfortable 7.5 game lead in the NL West over the San Francisco Giants.
The Angels are 5-5 in their last 10 games and they sit 5.5 games back of the Houston Astros in the AL West. They are 2.5 games back of the last Wild Card spot in the AL.
The Dodgers have won their last 6 games facing the Angels.
Zach Greinke is the leading Cy Young candidate and in his last 5 outings he has only given up a combined 5 runs.
The Dodgers have won 6 of their last 7 games with Greinke on the hill including their last 2.
Greinke has not had much success facing the Angels in his career going 2-5 with a 3.86 ERA in 11 appearances 10 of which were starts. Of all the teams in the Majors the Angels have the best batting average facing Grenike hitting .286 as a team.
The Dodgers are 10-4 in Greinke’s last 14 road starts.
The Angels have won 4 of their last 5 games and while their offense only ranks 24th in the Majors in runs scored they have scored 24 combined runs in the 4 wins.
Nick Tropeano is taking the spot in the rotation from the injured Matt Shoemaker and he was called up from the minors on Tuesday.
After a solid opening start of the season Tropeano has struggled in the last 2, the last of which came August 20th, where he has given up a combined 10 earned runs in 10 inning of work.
Tropeano will be facing a Dodgers lineup that ranks 20th in the league in runs scored and has combined for 15 runs in their 3-game winning streak.
Where the Dodgers have been stellar as of late is on the mound where they rank 5th in the Majors in team ERA. They have only given up 1 run in their last 2 games.
MLB Betting Trends:
* Dodgers are 6-1 in their last 7 road games.
* Dodgers are 11-2 in their last 13 games overall.
* Dodgers have an Under record of 13-4 in their last 17 games.
* Angels are 4-1 in their last 5 overall.
* Angels are 2-5 in their last 7 home games.
4* Free MLB Betting Prediction: Dodgers ML
The Angels have not been kind to Greinke throughout his career, but the former Cy Young winner will have a good outing tonight.
MLB Baseball Free Score Prediction: Dodgers 7- Angels 1
The Dodgers will extend their 3-game winning streak tonight by taking their 7th straight against the Angels.
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