Houston Astros at Los Angeles Angels 9/13/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 9/12/2014
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim
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On Saturday, Scott Feldman (8-10), who has a 2.03 ERA in his last four starts, will be on the mound for the Houston Astros when they face Jered Weaver (16-8) and the Los Angeles Angels.
Scott Feldman pitched well enough to get the win his start against the Oakland Athletics last Saturday, but all he got out of that outing was a no decision. He pitched 8.1 innings in that game and gave up three runs (two earned) on seven hits while striking out six batters and walking no one. Feldman now has a 3.99 ERA and he has only given up 14 home runs in 160.1 innings.
Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick is 11-for-25 against Feldman in his career with a double, a home run and four RBI. First baseman Albert Pujols is 2-for-11 against him with no walks and a strikeout.
Jered Weaver pitched six innings in his outing against the Cleveland Indians and picked up the win. He gave up three runs on six hits in that game while striking out two batters and walking two. Weaver has struck out 6.8 batters per nine innings this year and now has a 3.58 ERA.
Astros catcher Jason Castro has three hits in nine plate appearances against Weaver with a double, a home run and three RBI. Second baseman Jose Altuve is just 2-for-13 against him in his career with no walks and two strikeouts.
Houston Astros Betting Trends
Houston Astros are 66-76-4 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Houston Astros is -0.6
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
Los Angeles Angels are 71-69-5 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Los Angeles Angels is 1
Injuries to Watch
07/29/14 P Josh Zeid Foot 60-day DL (7/25), out for season
07/23/14 RF George Springer Knee 15-day DL (7/20)
06/21/14 P Jose Cisnero Elbow 60-day DL (6/20)
04/26/14 P Matt Albers Shoulder 60-day DL (4/22)
03/31/14 P Alex White Elbow 15-day DL (3/21)
03/31/14 P Jesse Crain Bicep 60-day DL (3/21)
Los Angeles Angels
09/11/14 P Huston Street Hamstring questionable
09/11/14 LF Josh Hamilton Shoulder is downgraded to out indefinitely
08/22/14 P Garrett Richards Knee 60-day DL (8/21), out for season
08/03/14 P Joe Thatcher Ankle 15-day DL (8/3)
08/01/14 P Tyler Skaggs Forearm 60-day DL (7/31), out for season
05/28/14 P Sean Burnett Elbow 15-day DL (5/29), out for season
05/12/14 3B Ian Stewart Hand 15-day DL (5/11)
04/17/14 P Ryan Brasier Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
03/30/14 P Brian Moran Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
Tony's Pick: Take Houston
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