MLB Picks: Los Angeles Angels vs. Cleveland Indians

Jeff GrantContributor IJune 18, 2014

MLB Picks: Los Angeles Angels vs. Cleveland Indians

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    Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout is hitting .410 since May 20, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks Wednesday, as he prepares to take on the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.

    Sports bettors will find that the Angels are minus-120 road favorites in the pro baseball odds, with the betting total sitting at 8.5 in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this American League matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.

     

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Los Angeles Angels

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    The Los Angeles Angels snapped a two-game losing streak Tuesday night, as they picked up a 9-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians as plus-115 road underdogs.

    Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson is 2-5 with a 4.79 ERA in seven road outings this season.

Cleveland Indians

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    The Cleveland Indians are 22-12 at home this season, including wins in 10 of their last 11 games in that situation.

    Indians starting pitcher Justin Masterson has compiled a 4-1 record and 2.84 ERA in 13 lifetime appearances against the Los Angeles Angels.

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers play the total as one of their MLB picks, as the over is 6-2 in the Cleveland Indians last eight games as home underdogs.

    Pick: Over 8.5 runs

     

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