Los Angeles Angels at Atlanta Braves Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 6/13/2014
Saturday, June 14, 2014, 6:15 PM on FOX
Turner Field, Atlanta, Georgia
Los Angeles Angels - Richards, G (6-2) vs. Atlanta Braves - Floyd, G (1-2)
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Garrett Richards will go for his third consecutive win for the Los Angeles Angels when they go up against Gavin Floyd and the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
On Monday, Garrett Richards won his second consecutive game and his sixth overall when he beat the Oakland Athletics at home. He went seven innings in that start and allowed just one run on four hits while striking out four and walking zero. Richards has a 6-2 record this year and has only allowed 63 hits and two home runs in 81.2 innings.
Braves outfielder Justin Upton is 1-for-4 against Richards in his career with a single. All of the other Braves will be facing him for the first time on Saturday.
In his seventh start of the season on Monday, Gavin Floyd was finally able to pick up his first win when he beat the Colorado Rockies on the road. In 6.2 innings of work, he allowed just one run on three hits while walking three and striking out four. Floyd is now 1-2 and has a solid 2.57 ERA through 42 innings and he has struck out 35 batters.
Angels slugger Josh Hamilton has five hits in 16 at-bats against Floyd with two doubles, a home run and four RBI. Veteran Raul Ibanez is 5-for-11 against the right-hander in his career with three homers and eight RBI.
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
Los Angeles Angels are 35-27-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Los Angeles Angels is 0.5
Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
Atlanta Braves are 24-37-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Atlanta Braves is 0.1
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Angels
06/09/14 P Tyler Skaggs Hamstring 15-day DL (6/9)
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)
03/29/14 P Brandon Beachy Elbow 60-day DL (3/21), out for season
03/29/14 P Cory Gearrin Elbow 60-day DL (3/26)
03/28/14 P Kris Medlen Elbow 60-day DL (3/21), out for season
03/28/14 P Jonny Venters Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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