posted on July 02, 2012 17:54
Angels vs. Indians Free picks
MLB Angels vs. Indians Picks for Monday, July 2, 2012
This is the first game of a three-game series. The Agnels just split four games with the Blue Jays, while Cleveland took three of four from Baltimore on the road. Jered Weaver takes the mound for the Angels, while Cleveland is going with Ubaldo Jimenez. The opening pitch starts at 7:05pmET from Progressive Field in Cleveland.
Current Odds: The oddsmakers have installed the Angels as a -140 favorite over the Rays. The total is 8 in most books. The Angels come in with a 44-35 overall record and are 32-45 Under, while the Indians are 40-38 overall and are 37-37 Over/Under.
Line Moves: The Angels opened as a -155 favorite and moved down to -140 at most books. The total started at 8 and remained there at most books.
ATS MLB FREE PICK, TRENDS & ANALYSIS: Under LA Angels/Cleveland. Latest Trends, the Angels are 0-5-1 Under in Weaver’s last 6 road starts vs. Indians, 1-9-2 Under in Weaver’s last 12 starts vs. Indians and is 12-38-1 Under in the last 51 meetings in Cleveland. Cleveland is 0-4 Under last 4 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15, 1-7-1 Under in Indians last 9 during game 1 of a series, 3-10-1 Under last 14 games as a home underdog of +110 to +150 and is 19-41-2 Under last 62 vs. American League West. The Cleveland Indians kick off a six-game homestand heading with a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels. The Indians concluded their 4-6 road trip by scoring 32 runs in taking three of four at Baltimore. Cleveland, though, will be facing a different caliber of pitcher in All-Star Jered Weaver, who has won two straight since coming off the disabled list. This is Los Angeles’ second trip to Cleveland this season – the Indians won two of three in April. Jimenez has pitched well as of late, posting a 3.86 ERA in last three games, though the Tribe is 1-2 in those games. Weaver has a tiny 0.71 ERA and is 2-0 in his last three starts.
ATS MONDAY MLB FREE PICK: UNDER 8 LA Angels/Cleveland