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 Friday May 22nd, 2015. At 7:10 PM EST.
The (21-19) Los Angeles Angels of the American League West Division will make the trip to the “BAY STATE”. For the first game of a three-day weekend series. The Angels will take on the (19-21) Boston Red Sox of the American League East in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at historic Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The Best Sports Handicapper believes both the Los Angeles Angels and the Boston Red Sox have not met expectations in the 2015 MLB season. The season is young, so there is plenty of time to regroup. The opening betting line has the Los Angeles Angels as a -115 road underdog; the betting total is at eight runs for Friday’s game.
The 2015 Los Angeles Angels are on a two-game winning streak and are playing the finale in Toronto on May 21st. The Los Angeles Angels are second in the AL East, five games behind first-place Houston. The Angels are 11-10 on the road this season. Center Fielder Mike Trout is the offensive leader of the team with eleven home runs, twenty-two RBI’S, forty-two base hits and a .386 on-base percentage. Right Fielder Kole Calhoun has a team-high .298 batting average. The Angels are hitting .234 as a team. Los Angeles pitching allows the opposition a .360 slugging percentage. The Angels return to “SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA” for a ten game homestand starting on May 25th. The Los Angeles Angels are 7-3 their last ten MLB ATS Picks overall, going over the betting odds total twice while staying under the betting odds total eight times. Slugger Albert Pujols status for the game is unknown due to a hand injury. The Angels are 16-5 the last twenty-one meetings between the teams. The Los Angeles Angels are 9-3 their last twelve baseball contest as a betting odds favorite. The Los Angeles Angels will have Right Hander Garrett Richards, who is (3-2) with a 2.29 ERA to the pitchers mound. The Oklahoma University product threw 7.2 innings, giving up five hits and two runs in a 3-0 loss in Baltimore May 17th. The betting odds under the total are 13-3 the Angels last sixteen MLB contests overall. Bovada.Lv has the Los Angeles Angels at 20/1 to win the 2015 MLB World Series title.
The 2015 Boston Red Sox have dropped two of three. Boston will finish a three-game home series against Texas on Thursday May 21st. Boston is third in the Division, two and a half games behind first-place Tampa Bay and the Yankees. Second Baseman Dustin Pedroia is the offensive leader with a .271 batting average, a.354 on-base percentage and has forty-two hits. Left Fielder Hanley Ramirez has a team-high ten home runs and twenty-two RBI S. The Red Sox, have a .369 team slugging percentage. Red Sox pitchers hold the opponents to a .259 batting average. Catcher Ryan Hanigan is out until mid-June. The betting odds under the total are 13-3 Boston last sixteen on grass. The betting odds under the total are 15-5-1 the Red Sox last twenty-one baseball games overall. The Boston Red Sox are 6-4 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total twice, staying under the betting odds total seven-times and have a push. Right Hander Rick Porcello, who is (4-2) with a 4.26 ERA, will be on the hill for game one of the series. The 6’5″ 200 pound New Jersey native pitched 6.2 innings, allowing five hits and two runs his last start on May 16th, a 4-2 win in Seattle. The Boston Red Sox are 15/1 to win the 2015 MLB American League Crown.
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