Oakland Athletics at Los Angeles Angels Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 4/14/2014
Tuesday, April 15, 10:05 PM on CSCA, FSW
Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, California
Oakland - Straily, D (1-1) vs. Los Angeles - Richards, G (2-0)
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Garrett Richards will be looking to continue his hot start to the season when the Los Angeles Angels take on Dan Straily and the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday.
Garrett Richards has had a great start to the season, going 2-0 through his first two games and only giving up one run in 12 innings. In his last outing, he was able to hold the Seattle Mariners to just one hit over seven innings of work. His ERA now sits at 0.75 and he has yet to give up a home run.
Chances are the A's will have Brandon Moss in their lineup because the outfielder has done very well against Richards in the past. Moss has faced Richards 14 times and has six hits, including a home run and three doubles.
Dan Straily was able to pick up his first win of the season when the A's beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 last week. Straily was able to put in seven innings of work and gave up just one run on three hits while striking out five. Straily's ERA now sits at 2.77 on the season and his strikeout rate is up to 8.3 per nine innings.
Mike Trout hasn't had an extra-base hit against Straily yet in his career, but he does have six hits in 15 at-bats. First baseman Albert Pujols has also had plenty of success against the righty, getting six hits in 14 at-bats, including one home run.
Oakland Betting Trends
Oakland is 5-7-0 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Oakland is +1.6
Los Angeles Betting Trends
Los Angeles is 10-2-0 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Los Angeles is +1.1
Injuries to Watch
04/14/14 P Scott Kazmir Undisclosed questionable
04/04/14 SS Jake Elmore Quad 15-day DL (3/28)
03/30/14 P A.J. Griffin Elbow 15-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
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 Ryan Brasier Elbow 15-day DL (3/21)
03/30/14 P Sean Burnett Forearm 15-day DL (3/21)
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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