Houston Astros at Los Angeles Angels Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 5/19/2014
Tuesday, May 20, 10:05 PM on CSNH, FSW
Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, California
Houston Astros - Feldman, S (2-1) vs. Los Angeles Angels - Skaggs, T (3-1)
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Scott Feldman will make his seventh start of the season for the Houston Astros on Tuesday and will go up against Tyler Skaggs and the Los Angeles Angels.
Big righty Scott Feldman ended up with a no decision in his start against the Texas Rangers in a game the Astros ended up winning 5-4. Feldman pitched five innings in that outing and gave up four runs on a season-high 10 hits while striking out three and walking one. He still has a solid 2.63 ERA on the season, but he only has 18 strikeouts in 37.2 innings of work.
Erick Aybar has 10 hits in 22 at-bats against Feldman with two doubles, two triples and three RBI. Howie Kendrick has done well against Feldman, too, by going 9-for-20 with a double, a home run and three RBI.
Tyler Skaggs did not pitch well against the Tampa Bay Rays last week, but he ended up with a no decision instead of a loss because the Angels came back and won 6-5. Skaggs went six innings in that game and gave up five runs on eight hits while striking out five and walking one. He is still 3-1 on the season and has a 4.53 ERA.
First baseman Jesus Guzman has just one hit against Skaggs in eight at-bats, but that one hit was a home run and he has four RBI against the lefty.
Houston Astros Betting Trends
Houston Astros are 21-21-2 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Houston Astros is -1.2
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
Los Angeles Angels are 24-18-1 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Los Angeles Angels is 0.9
Injuries to Watch
05/18/14 SS Jonathan Villar Hand questionable
05/14/14 P Anthony Bass Oblique 15-day DL (5/11)
04/26/14 P Matt Albers Shoulder 15-day DL (4/22)
03/31/14 P Alex White Elbow 15-day DL (3/21)
03/31/14 P Asher Wojcie Side 15-day DL (3/21)
03/31/14 P Jesse Crain Bicep 60-day DL (3/21)
Los Angeles Angels
05/12/14 3B Ian Stewart Hand 15-day DL (5/11)
05/04/14 3B David Freese Finger 15-day DL (5/3)
04/17/14 P Ryan Brasier Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
04/16/14 P Dane De La Rosa Shoulder 15-day DL (4/13)
04/15/14 RF Kole Calhoun Ankle 15-day DL (4/15)
04/10/14 RF Josh Hamilton Thumb 15-day DL (4/9)
03/30/14 P Brian Moran Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
03/30/14 P Sean Burnett Forearm 15-day DL (3/21)
Josh's Pick: Take Houston
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