Diamondbacks vs. Angels Prediction

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Los Angeles Angels 6/19/18, Prediction & Odds

The Arizona Diamondbacks secured a small upset last night in the series opener at the Los Angeles Angels. Facing a pitcher making his first career MLB start, will Arizona take advantage and win again on the road?

Game Snapshot

927 Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Angels

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Angel Stadium at 10:07PM ET

TV: ESPN

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D-backs coast after six-run lead

Visiting Arizona scored twice in the first and another in the second Monday night in a 7-4 win at the Angels, while a 3-run fourth inning helped put it away. Jon Jay ended his 2-for-5 with a run scored at the top of the order. Paul Goldschmidt was 1-for-4 with a 2-run homer and a walk. Ketel Marte finished 1-for-3 with a solo homer and a walk. Nick Ahmed was 1-for-3 with a solo home run, a walk and two runs. Jeff Mathis went 1-for-4 with a double, a run and two RBIs. Zack Greinke allowed three earned runs on seven hits with five strikeouts and two walks in 6 1/3 innings to earn the win.

Trout gets on base four times

Los Angeles superstar Mike Trout was 2-for-3 with two walks Monday night, but did not score a run or drive one in. He is now batting .332 on the season with a .464 on-base percentage. Justin Upton ended his night 1-for-3 with a home run, a walk and two RBIs. Albert Pujols was 1-for-5 with a solo home run. Kole Calhoun went 2-for-3 and scored a run. Jaime Barria suffered the loss as he gave up six earned runs on six hits with five strikeouts and a walk over four innings.

Matt Koch (5-3, 4.09 ERA) starts for the Diamondbacks today, while Felix Pena (0-0, 10.13) draws the start for the Angels.

MLB Betting Trends

Arizona

The D-backs are 8-3 in their last 11 games. The under is 6-2 in the last eight meetings.

Los Angeles

The over is 7-0-1 in the last eight Angels games overall. Los Angeles is 1-7 in its last eight games overall.

Prediction:

Arizona has played excellent ball more times than not over the last couple weeks and can now feast on a raw pitcher in Pena. Koch has been doing a decent job giving the Diamondbacks a chance to win each time out and I think he does enough to help his squad to a win today over the struggling Angels.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

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