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MLB PICKS APRIL 13 - LA ANGELS VS BOSTON RED SOX PICK & ANALYSIS

April 13, 2019

MLB EXPERT PICKS - FULL ANALYSIS ATTACHED

LOS ANGELES ANGELS MONEYLINE: 1 UNIT (+180)

Another game with ridiculous value and we expect the Angels to get off to an early lead in this one. Kyle Hendricks is notorious for bad starts. He had a 6.82 ERA in the first inning last season and opposing batters are 6 for 12 (.500) in the opening frame this season with 2 HR’s. He has even started putting a coach or player in the batter’s box during his warmups to simulate real game situations. His slow starts are clearly in his head. Angels have the potential to do damage to Hendricks today. They sit 9th on our TOFI rankings, +9 ranks ahead of the Cubs. Despite a Mike Trout absence, the Angels are red-hot winning 6 of their last 7 games. We have had bad bullpen luck to start the season, but this one should play out in our favor. The Cubs have the 5th worst bullpen to start the season with a 5.94 ERA. The best bullpen in the MLB right now? The Angels with a 1.73 ERA. The Angels hot bats, Kyle Hendricks habit of bad starts and the bullpen discrepancy makes this a must-play at +180.