Cleveland Guardians vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, Pick and Preview, September 12 (9/12): MLB
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- Sep 12, 2022, 2:51:05 AM
|Time||6:10 p.m. EST|
|Angels money line||+108|
|Angels run line||+1.5 (-170)|
|Guardians money line||-130|
|Guardians run line||-1.5 (+145)|
|Over / under||8|
|Los Angeles Angels||Cleveland Guardians|
|Road / home record||30-39||33-30|
|Last 10 record||5-5||5-5|
|Over / under record||63-67-10||60-70-8|
|Runs / game||3.82||4.17|
|Runs allowed / game||4.17||3.99|
The Cleveland Guardians and the Los Angeles Angels will meet again to play a 3-game series at the Progressive Field. The Angels lost their last series against the Astros while the Guardians swept the Minnesota Twins but they were actually swept by the Angels earlier this season.
Los Angeles Angels
The Angels get here with a 61-79 record and have lost 3 their last 4 games. The team is averaging 3.82 runs per game. They're batting for .229 AVG, 537 runs scored in 1073 hits and 166 home runs, ranking #26 in offense in the league tied with the Kansas City Royals. Shohei Ohtani leads the team with a .265 avg, 34 home runs and 88 RBI.
Defensively they are allowing 4.17 runs per game and rank #10 in the league. Shohei Ohtani leads the pitching staff with a 2.55 ERA, 188 strikeouts and 12 wins recorded.
Probable Pitcher: Reid Detmers (5-5, 3.67 ERA)
Davidson will be on the mound in the 1st game of the series for the Angels. Detmers yielded four runs on seven hits and two walks in 4.1 innings against the Astros on Sept. 2. He is 1-1 with an ERA of 4.15 and 8 strikeouts in 2 appearances versus the Guardians in his career.
The Guardians get here with a 73-65 record and have won 5 of their last 6 games. They're averaging 4.17 runs and batting for .250 AVG, 571 runs scored in 1171 hits and 106 home runs, ranking #22 in offense, behind the Minnesota Twins. Jose Ramirez leads the team batting for .285 avg, 26 home runs and 109 RBI.
Defensively they are allowing 3.99 runs per game and ranking #8 in the league. Shane Bieber leads the pitching staff with a 2.91 ERA, 178 strikeouts and 10 wins recorded with the Guardians.
Probable Pitcher: Konnor Pilkington (1-2, 3.99 ERA)
Pilkington will be on the mound in the 1st game of the series for the Guardians. The 24-year-old has started in nine of his 12 appearances for the Guardians and has a 4.17 ERA, 1.61 WHIP and 40:24 K:BB across 45.1 innings.
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Cleveland.
LA Angels are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games on the road.
LA Angels are 0-8 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Cleveland.
Cleveland are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games against LA Angels.
Cleveland are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games at home.
The Angels have been playing better offense lately averaging 4 runs per game in the last 10 games and they swept the Guardians earlier this season. For the series opener they'll send Reid Detmers to the mound who has been up and down this season but dominated the Guardians the last time they met. The Guardians will send Konnor Pilkington to the mound who has struggled this season and the Guardians have lost in his last 4 starts. The Guardians have lost their last 4 games at home and struggled vs Detmers before so we get great value with the Angels on this one. Take the Angels.
PICK: Angels ML (+108)
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