Brewers vs Angels MLB Week 2 Odds, Preview, and Pick  

Brewers vs Angels MLB Week 2 Odds, Preview, and Prediction

Written by on April 9, 2019

Former New York Mets pitching great Matt Harvey takes the mound for the L.A. Angels on Tuesday night in their battle with Milwaukee Brewers. Angels-Brewers figures to be a dynamite interleague matchup. Check out MLB betting odds, analysis, and a free pick!

Brewers vs Angels MLB Week 2 Odds, Preview, and Pick

  • When: Tuesday, April 9 at 10:07pm ET
  • Where: Angels Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, CA
  • TV: MLBN
  • Radio: Brewers / Angels
  • Live Stream: MLB.tv
  • Moneyline Odds: Brewers -130
  • Over/Under Total Odds: 8.5

Why Milwaukee Brewers are a good bet at -130?

Brewers starter Freddy Peralta had a tough first game of the season. Peralta lasted only 3 innings in a 5-9 Milwaukee loss on March 29. He gave up 4 earned runs off 6 hits and struck out 3 batters.

Freddy bounced back in his second start, though. Peralta held the Cincinnati Reds to 0 earned runs off 2 hits in 8 innings pitched while striking out 11 in a 1-0 Milwaukee win.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Runs/G: 5.30
  • BA: .265
  • OPS: .834
  • HR: 19
  • SB: 5
Defense:
  • ERA: 4.90
  • WHIP: 1.27
  • KS: 107
  • Quality Starts: 1
  • Errors: 4

Why L.A. Angels are a good bet at +110?

Harvey regressed in his second start of the season, giving up 8 earned runs off 10 hits in only 4 innings pitched of a 4-11 loss to the Texas Rangers. But, the former Dark Knight performed exceptionally well in his first start of the season.

Harvey allowed 2 earned runs off 4 hits in 6 innings of a 6-2 win over Oakland. If he reverts back to his first start, Matt Harvey could lead the Angels to a win on Tuesday night.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Runs/G: 3.20
  • BA: .209
  • OPS: .629
  • HR: 9
  • SB: 4
Defense:
  • ERA: 3.71
  • WHIP: 1.24
  • KS: 75
  • Quality Starts: 3
  • Errors: 6

MLB Betting Trends for Brewers vs Angels

  • Brewers are 6-1 in their last 7 interleague games
  • Brewers are 13-3 in their last 16 games versus a right-handed starter
  • Brewers are 6-1 in their last 7 interleague games versus a team with a losing record
  • Angels are 4-0 in their last 4 overall
  • Angels are 6-2 in their last 8 games following a win
  • Angels are 5-14 in their last 19 home games versus a team with a road winning % above .600

Brewers vs Angels Final MLB Betting Analysis

This is a case of one starting pitcher getting on track in his last start and the other falling off a cliff in his last start. Freddy Peralta got back on track with a stunning performance against the Cincinnati Reds.

It was easily one of the best performances so far this season in MLB. Peralta shouldn’t regress off that performance because it’s obvious that he changed a couple of things after the devastating way he threw in his first start of the season.

The same can’t be said for Matt Harvey. Harvey already regressed. It should be much tougher for Harvey to get over how he performed against the Rangers than it will be for Peralta to keep it going. The Angels could get blown out on Tuesday night.

MLB Free Pick: Brewers -130

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