Los Angeles Angels at Los Angeles Dodgers 8/5/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 8/4/2014
Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 10:10 PM on FSW, SNLA
Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles Angels - Santiago, H (3-7) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - Kershaw, C (13-2)
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Hector Santiago (3-7) was undefeated in July and will look to keep that hot streak going when the Los Angeles Angels face Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw (13-2) on Tuesday night.
Hector Santiago made his last start for the Angels back on July 27 when he faced the Detroit Tigers at home. He took the no decision in that game after giving up just one run in 5.1 innings while walking no one and striking out three. He currently owns a 3.76 ERA on the season and he has only given up 69 hits in 79 innings.
Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is 1-for-1 against Santiago with two RBI. None of the Dodgers have faced the left-hander moire than two times.
Clayton Kershaw was able to extend his undefeated streak to 11 games last Thursday when he defeated the Atlanta Braves at home. He pitched a complete game in that outing and gave up just one run on nine hits while striking out nine batters and walking one. Kershaw has won 10 of his last 11 games and he currently leads the National League in wins (13) and in ERA (1.71).
Angels first baseman Albert Pujols has eight hits in his 18 at-bats versus Kershaw with five walks, three doubles and one RBI. David Freese is just 3-for-15 against him with two walks and two strikeouts.
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
Los Angeles Angels are 55-49-5 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Los Angeles Angels is 0.8
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles Dodgers are 51-54-6 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Los Angeles Dodgers is 0.5
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Angels
08/03/14 P Joe Thatcher Ankle 15-day DL
08/01/14 P Tyler Skaggs Forearm 15-day DL (7/31)
07/24/14 2B Grant Green Back 15-day DL (7/20)
07/13/14 CF Collin Cowgill Thumb 15-day DL (7/12)
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)
Los Angeles Dodgers
08/03/14 C A.J. Ellis Knee questiuonable
08/03/14 P Paul Maholm Knee 15-day DL (8/2), out for season
07/06/14 3B Erisbel Arruebarrena Hip 15-day DL (7/5)
06/18/14 P Chad Billingsley Elbow 60-day DL (3/19), out for season
06/15/14 3B Chone Figgins Quad 15-day DL (6/14)
06/07/14 P Chris Withrow Elbow 60-day DL (5/21)
03/27/14 P Onelki Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (3/14)
03/27/14 P Scott Elbert Elbow 60-day DL (2/8)
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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