San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Angels - 9/2/20 MLB Picks and Prediction
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San Diego Padres (22-15) at Los Angeles Angels (12-24)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 9:40 pm (Angel Stadium of Anaheim)
Dinelson Lamet (2-1) (2.35) vs. Julio Teheran (0-2) (9.17)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels +129 / San Diego Padres -139 --- Over/Under: 9.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Angels face off on Wednesday night at Angel Stadium in an interleague showdown. The last time these two squads faced off was in 2018 and the Angels won all three of the games.
The San Diego Padres were big buyers at the trade deadline, improving a roster that is already loaded with talent. Coming into this game the Padres have won two games in a row and during the last two games they have scored 19 runs total. Fernando Tatis Jr looks like he could win the MVP this year and coming into this game he has hit 13 home runs and driven in 33 RBI’s. Manny Machado has also hit 11 home runs and driven in 30 RBI”s.
On the other side of this matchup is the Angels who have been a big disappointment this season, and over the last two games they have scored only two runs total. Three games ago, the Mariners scored 16 runs, so to have success in this game, they need to get their offense back on the right track. Mike Trout has been the best player for the Angels this season and coming into this game he has hit 12 home runs and driven in 32 RBI’s.
The Padres are 9-2 in their last 11 interleague games. The Padres are 11-3 in their last 14 games overall.The over is 11-0-1 in the Angels last 12 interleague games. The over is 8-0 in the Angels last eight interleague home games. The Angels are 13-42 in their last 55 games as an underdog.
Dinelson Lamet will get the start for the Padres and coming into this game he sits with a 2-1 record and an ERA of 2.35.
Julio Teheran will get the start for the Angels and coming into this game he sits with an 0-2 record and an EAR of 9.17.
Teheran has been lit up this season and going against the Padres offense is going to be the difference. Look for the Padres to run up the score in this game and that will lead to them winning this game on the run line.