Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Tuesday April 28th, 2015. At 10:05 PM EST.
The (9-10) Los Angeles Angels of the American League West Division will travel to the “EAST BAY” for game one of the three-game set. The Angels will play the (8-12) Oakland A’s also of the American League West in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at Oakland County Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Los Angeles Angels have not played up to their potential. The Oakland A’s management likes to keep the payroll down, and it is showing to start the 2015 MLB season. The opening betting line has Oakland as a -150 home favorite; the betting total is seven runs for Tuesday’s game.
The 2015 Los Angeles Angels have won three of four, the Angels lost to Texas 5-4 on Sunday April 25th. The Angels are second in the Division, two games behind first-place Houston. Center Fielder Mike Trout is the team leader with a .432 on-base percentage, twenty-one hits, and four home runs. The Angels are hitting .227 as a team. The Angels pitching staff allows the opposition a .248 batting average. Slugger Albert Pujols is off to a slow start but will come around. The Angels begin a weekend interleague series across the bay against San Francisco on Friday May 1st. The Angels are 2-6 their last eight as an underdog. The Angels are 7-3 their last ten baseball games on Tuesday’s. The Los Angeles Angels are 5-5 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total four times, staying under the betting odds total five and have a push. The Los Angeles Angels will send Right Hander Jered Weaver (0-2) with a 5.24 ERA this season to the mound for the first game of the MLB Predictions series at Oakland. The 6’7″ 210 pounder threw six innings, giving up eight hits and a run in a 9-2 no-decision against Oakland on April 22nd. The Betting odds under the total are 21-5-3 Weavers last twenty-nine starts against Oakland. The Angels are 9/1 to win the 2015 MLB American League Pennant.
The 2015 Oakland A’s have lost four in a row, including going 0-3 this weekend on a homestand against First place Houston. Center Fielder Coco Crisp is on the 15-day disabled list with a bad elbow. Second Baseman Ben Zobrist is also out with a knee injury. The betting odds over the total are 10-1 Oakland last eleven baseball games at home. The betting odds over the total are 18-7-1 the A’s last twenty-six as a favorite. Catcher Stephen Vogt leads the team in three of five offensive categories. The Oakland A’s have a .268 batting average. Oakland starts a ten game road trip on Friday May 1st in the “METRO PLEX” against the Rangers. The Oakland A’s are 3-7 their last ten, going over the betting odds total seven times and staying under the betting odds total three. Right, Handed Sonny Gray (2-0) with a 1.91 ERA will take the hill for game one Tuesday. The Tennessee native threw seven innings, giving up two hits and one run his last start, a 9-2 win at the Angels on April 22nd. The betting odds over the total are 8-2 Gray’s last ten starts as a favorite. The Oakland A’s are 14/1 to win the 2015 MLB American League West Title.
Free Pick: Oakland-150. Bet Here