Nick Tropeano (1-2, 3.68 ERA) and Mike Bolsinger (0-0, 0.00 ERA) start in the first of a two-game series between the Los Angeles Angels (17-22) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (21-19) at Angel Stadium. Action begins at 10:05 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May. 18 and can be seen on SNLA and FSW.
Tropeano pitched 5.0 innings in his most recent start, surrendering two runs, striking out three and walking three in a 7-6 win over the Mariners. This is the first time Bolsinger will take the hill this season. He pitched 109.1 innings last season, finishing 6-6 with a 3.62 ERA his last outingJoc Pederson (.250, 20 Rs, 8 HRs, 19 RBIs, 1 SB) has been successful at the plate for the Dodgers, going 2 for 4 yesterday with two runs, two home runs, and three RBIs.
The odds for Los Angeles and Los Angeles are Angels -110, while the Over/Under (O/U) is currently 8.
Predictions: SU Winner - LAD
When leading after seven innings, the Angels are 10-8, while the Dodgers are 6-9.
The Dodgers are coming into this game after allowing no walks during their last outing. The Angels have a 0-5 record when opponents don't give up any walks.
When they outhit their opponents, the Angels are 14-3. The Dodgers have a 17-2 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 24th, the Angels are near the bottom of the league in runs, scoring 150 this season. The Dodgers rank in the top half at 12th with 172.
Ranking 16th, the Angels are in the bottom half of the league in walks, notching 117 this season. The Dodgers rank in the top half at 11th with 129.
The Angels are 12-9 in games where they hit one or more home runs. The Dodgers are 15-10 when they hit at least one homer.