Free MLB Prediction: Angels vs Twins
Major League Baseball betting sees the L.A. Angels taking on the Minnesota Twins on Friday September 18th at Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all MLB season long so stay tuned for more FREE MLB baseball predictions.
L.A. Angels (74-72) at Minnesota Twins (75-71)
Date: Monday September 18th
Time: 8:10 PM
Venue: Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota
MLB Betting Lines: L.A. Angels -120, Minnesota Twins +100
MLB Betting Total: 8.5
Probable Pitchers: Los Angeles: Andrew Heaney (6-3, 3.32 ERA) Minnesota: Mike Pelfrey (6-9, 4.09 ERA)
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The Angels head into Minnesota for the 2nd game of a big 4-game series between a couple of teams fighting for a post-season berth.
The Angels are 5-game out of first place in the AL West and 2.5 games out of the 2nd Wild Card slot while the Twins are out of the AL Central race, but only 1.5 games back of the 2nd Wild Card.
The Angels got a big 11-8 win yesterday against the Twins in Game 1 of this series.
The Angels have won their last 5 games against the Twins in Minnesota.
Since the start of last season the Angels are 10-1 against the Twins.
Angels’ slugger Albert Pujols is in a big time slump batting .152 in his last 18 games and he went 0-4 yesterday.
Andrew Heaney gets the start tonight for the Halos and in his last outing he was solid not giving up any earned runs in 6 innings, but the offense did not help him out and the bullpen blew it with L.A. losing 6-0 to the Houston Astros.
While the Angels have lost their last 2 games with Heaney on the hill he is 3-1 with an ERA of 2.11 in 6 road starts this season.
The Angels are 1-4 in Heaney’s last 5 starts.
The Twins have lost 3 straight games and while their offense has been getting it done scoring 16 runs in the 3-game skid they have given up 23 runs.
The Twins turn to the struggling Mike Pelfrey to end their losing streak and he is 1-7 with a 5.51 ERA in his last 16 starts.
However, he was solid in his last outing only giving up 1 earned run in 5 innings in a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals.
Pelfrey is 3-2 with a 3.94 ERA in 5 career starts against the Angels.
Pelfrey will be facing a L.A. offense that only ranks 24th in the Majors in runs scored, but did blow up for 11 runs last night.
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: Angels ML
The Twins are 1-5 in Pelfrey’s last 6 home starts and they will lose again tonight with him on the hill.
MLB Baseball Free Score Prediction: Angels 6 – Twins 3
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