Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 5/30/2014
Saturday, May 31, 9:05 PM on FSW, CSCA
O.co Coliseum, Oakland, California
Los Angeles Angels - Skaggs, T (4-2) vs. Oakland Athletics - Milone, T (3-3)
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The Los Angeles Angels will be sending 22-year-old Tyler Skaggs to the mound on Saturday night to face Tommy Milone and the Oakland Athletics on Saturday.
Tyler Skaggs pitched seven pretty good innings against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, but he ended up losing for the second time this season. He allowed five runs in those seven innings of work, but just two of those runs were earned. He walked two and struck out eight in that outing. Skaggs is 4-2 on the year with a 3.97 ERA and has allowed just 59 hits in 65.2 innings of work this season.
Nick Punto has more at-bats against Skaggs than any of his Oakland teammates, but he is hitless against him with one walk. Brandon Moss is the only player on the Athletics with a home run against Skaggs.
Tommy Milone won his second consecutive start on Monday by beating the Detroit Tigers at home. He went 6.2 innings scoreless in that start and allowed just four hits while walking two and striking out six. Milone is now 3-3 on the year and has allowed just 47 hits in 54 innings while striking out 36.
Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick has done very well against Milone in his career by going 10-for-23 against him with a double, two home runs and seven RBI. Mike Trout has hit a home run off of Milone, but he is just 4-for-18 overall against him.
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
Los Angeles Angels are 27-23-2 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Los Angeles Angels is 0.8
Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
Oakland Athletics are 26-24-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Oakland Athletics is 1.9
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Angels
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)
04/16/14 P Dane De La Rosa Shoulder 15-day DL (4/13)
04/10/14 RF Josh Hamilton Thumb 15-day DL (4/9)
03/30/14 P Brian Moran Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
05/29/14 SS Jed Lowrie Rest questionable
05/09/14 P Ryan Cook Forearm 15-day DL (5/9)
04/04/14 SS Jake Elmore Quad 60-day DL (3/28)
03/30/14 P A.J. Griffin Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
03/30/14 P Fernando Rodriguez Elbow 15-day DL (3/21)
03/28/14 P Eric O'Flaherty Elbow 60-day DL (2/17)
03/28/14 P Jarrod Parker Elbow 60-day DL (3/20), out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Oakland
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