Los Angeles Angels at Cleveland Indians Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 6/17/2014
Wednesday, June 18, 6:05 PM on ESP2, FSW, STOh
Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio
Los Angeles Angels - Wilson, C (7-6) vs. Cleveland Indians - Masterson, J (4-5)
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Left-hander C.J. Wilson will be making the start for the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night when they face off against Justin Masterson and the Cleveland Indians.
C.J. Wilson lost his sixth game of the year last Friday when he was defeated by the Atlanta Braves on the road. He allowed four runs on six hits in six innings of work that day while striking out eight and walking two. Through 14 starts, he has a 7-6 record with a 3.50 ERA and he has only given up 73 hits in 92.2 innings this season.
Veteran Nick Swisher has 11 hits in 35 at-bats against Wilson with four doubles, a triple, a home run and six RBI. Asdrubal Cabrera is just 4-for-22 against him with no extra-base hits and five strikeouts.
Big right-hander Justin Masterson had his shortest outing of the year last week against the Boston Red Sox and lost for the fifth time on the season. He went just two innings in that game and allowed five earned runs on three hits while walking four and striking out no one for the first time this season. Masterson is 4-5 this year and has a below average 5.05 ERA through 15 starts.
Masterson is one of outfielder Josh Hamilton's favorite pitchers to face. He has 10 hits against him in 17 at-bats with two doubles, two home runs and five RBI.
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
Los Angeles Angels are 37-29-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Los Angeles Angels is 0.4
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
Cleveland Indians are 36-32-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Cleveland Indians is -0.2
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Angels
06/16/14 P Fernando Salas Shoulder 15-day DL (6/15)
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)
06/16/14 CF Michael Brantley Head questionable
06/12/14 1B Jason Giambi Knee 15-day DL (6/12)
05/22/14 P Zach McAllister Back 15-day DL (5/21)
05/15/14 RF Nyjer Morgan Knee 60-day DL (5/14)
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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