Los Angeles vs Minnesota MLB Spread

How To Bet On The Los Angeles vs Minnesota MLB Spread

Written by on April 15, 2016

The Los Angeles Angels will head out on the road to Target Field, as they take on the Minnesota Twins. The Los Angeles Angels had Thursday off from game action, following their win on Wednesday over Oakland Athletics. The Angels are 5-4 on the season, which is actually at the top of the American League West. For the Minnesota Twins, they are one of two teams that have yet to win a game this season. The Twins are 0-9, coming off a three game sweep at home to the Chicago White Sox. Find out the latest MLB betting run lines here.

How To Bet On The Los Angeles Angels vs Minnesota Twins MLB Spread

When: Saturday, April 16, 2016Where: Target Field in Minneapolis, MNTV: ESPNRadio: SiriusXM RadioStream Option: MLB TVStarting Pitchers: Weaver vs. NolascoMLB Odds: TBA

Why Bet the Angels

After a slow start, which saw them lose their first two games of the season to the Chicago Cubs, the Los Angeles Angels have won 5 out of their last 7 games. The Angels used a great outing from starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker in their win on Wednesday. Los Angeles has seen right fielder Kole Calhoun get off to a nice start, with a .387 batting average. Jered Weaver is on the mound. The 33 year old is 1-0 on the season, and has 139 wins in 220 decisions as a starting pitcher. Weaver beat the Rangers 3-1 in his first start.

Why Bet the Twins

The Minnesota Twins have scored just 14 runs through their first 9 games of the season. The Twins have been the worst offensive team in all of baseball. Joe Mauer is about the lone bright spot for the Twins offense. Mauer is batting .387 with a homerun and just two runs batted in. The Twins are sending Ricky Nolasco to the mound. Nolasco is also 33 years old, and making his 249th career start. Nolasco made just one start this season, and was pretty solid, lasting 7 innings against the Kansas City Royals.

Expert Score & Pick Prediction

Jered Weaver will take the mound for the Los Angeles Angels, while Ricky Nolasco looks to get the Twins ready for the first win of the season. The Minnesota Twins are just having a terrible time finding an opportunity to win a game. Jered Weaver is coming off a pretty good start, and should be able to have a good chance to slow down the Twins in this game. Minnesota is going to have an awful time, and are off to a terrible start. That will continue in this game. The bet in this game is the Los Angeles Angels -133 over the Minnesota Twins. The final score prediction for this game is the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 over the Minnesota Twins.