MLB Baseball Picks: Los Angeles Angels vs. New York Yankees: July 13th 2012
MLB Baseball Picks: July 13th 2012
Los Angeles Angels vs. New York Yankees
Pick: Los Angeles Angels +120
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The Los Angeles Angels are showing great value as an underdog to the New York Yankees in Game 1 of this series Friday. The Angels have been playing great for nearly two months now to get to 48-38. They currently own the wild-card sport in the AL, while also trailing Texas by just four games in the AL West.
Los Angeles starter C.J. Wilson has definitely earned his hefty contract up to this point. The left-hander is 9-5 with a 2.43 ERA and 1.159 WHIP in 18 starts, including 6-2 with a 2.01 ERA and 1.090 WHIP in 11 road outings. He’s the better starter in this one as Hiroki Kuroda is 8-7 with a 3.50 ERA and 1.259 WHIP in 17 starts this season for the Yankees.
The Angels are 4-0 in their last 4 games as an underdog. Los Angeles is 5-0 in their last 5 during game 1 of a series. The Angels are 7-0 in Wilson’s last 7 road starts. Los Angeles is 8-1 in Wilson’s last 9 starts overall. Bet the Angels Friday. -Jack Jones