A's vs. Angels Free Pick
ANAHEIM, CA (ATS Consultants) – Division rivals square off in Anaheim tonight when the Angeles host the A’s at 10:05PM ET.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Angels opened as -153 money line favorites and that’s where their odds currently sit, while the A’s are +141 after they opened at +141. Oakland is 5-2 on the year and 3-0 on the road, while L.A. is 2-4 entering tonight’s home opener.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 67% of the betting public currently favors the Angels. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the under. According to latest MLB trends, Parker is 0-4 Under last 4 starts vs. Angels. Athletics are 6-18-2 Under the last 26 meetings in Los Angeles, 2-7-1 Under last 10 following an off day and 3-11 Under last 14 on grass.
Oakland (5-2 SU, 6-1 O/U) is coming of winning five straight games including a 9-3 win over Houston on the road on Sunday. The LA Angels (2-4 SU, 4-2 O/U) fell at Texas, 7-3 on Sunday and have lost four of five. Jarrod Parker didn't get off to a good start, giving up four runs in five innings against Seattle on March 2. He now has six days rest but should bounce back against a team he's pitched well against. Parker is 1-2 with a 2.60 ERA in four starts against the Angels. C.J. Wilson allowed three-earned runs in a 5-4 loss against Cincinnati on March 3. They lefty is 7-7 with a 3.57 ERA against the Athletics lifetime. Oakland put up some big numbers offensively but that was due to the teams they faced. They'll struggle against Wilson and the Angels, who really need a strong pitching performance.
TUESDAY MLB FREE PICK: A’S/ANGELS UNDER 7.5