|Game||Los Angeles Angels vs Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Date & Time||Tuesday August 13, 2019, 10:07 PM (EDT)|
LAA -170 Total 9.5
The Pittsburgh Pirates are set to visit Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California for an interleague clash against the Los Angeles Angels. The Pittsburgh Pirates come into this matchup with a 48-69 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent series finale against the Saint Louis Cardinals, 11-9. Steven Brault received the starting nod for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and he struggled as he gave up 4 earned runs in 4.2 innings. Josh Bell had a big game from the plate for the Pittsburgh Pirates as he went 3 for 4 with 2 HRs and 4 RBIs. The Pittsburgh Pirates are set to start Trevor Williams (4-5, 5.06 ERA) who struggled in his latest start as he gave up 6 earned runs in 5 innings against the Milwaukee Brewers. Trevor Williams has never recorded a start against the Los Angeles Angels, but he has struggled in 9 road starts this season as he is posting a 4.17 ERA. The Los Angeles Angels come into this matchup with a 58-61 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after closing their recent series against the Boston Red Sox with a win, 5-4 in 10 innings. Patrick Sandoval received the starting nod for the Los Angeles Angels, and he struggled as he gave up 4 earned runs in 4.2 innings. Shohei Ohtani had a big game from the plate for the Los Angeles Angels as he went 3 for 5 with 2 RBIs. The Los Angeles Angels are set to start Dillon Peters (2-1, 3.45 ERA) who had success in his latest start as he gave up 2 earned runs in 6 innings against the Boston Red Sox. Dillon Peters had success in his 1 start against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the 2018 season as he gave up 2 earned runs in 6 innings.
Recent Betting Trends
Pirates are 3-8 in their last 11 Tuesday games.
Angels are 40-18 in their last 58 interleague home games vs. a team with a losing record.
Over is 9-4 in Pirates last 13 overall.
Under is 4-0 in Angels last 4 interleague home games vs. a team with a losing record.
The Los Angeles Angels have played much better as of recent as they rattled off 2 consecutive wins to close out their latest series while the Pirates have continued to struggle with 8 consecutive losses. The Los Angeles Angels have the pitching advantage in this matchup as Dillon Peters is having a solid season with a 3.45 ERA while Williams is posting a 5.06 ERA. Mike Trout is looking like the early favorite for the AL MVP award as the veteran slugger brings 39 HRs and 92 RBIs into this game, and he should continue that success in his home ballpark against a struggling pitching staff. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Angels win 5-4.