Game 3 of the Los Angeles Angels-San Francisco Giants home-and-home series will take place at Oracle Park on Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. LHP Patrick Sandovol (0-2) is set to take the mound for the Angels against RHP Johnny Cueto (1-0). The first two games of the four-game series took place at Angels Stadium of Anaheim. Both games had their fill of excitement as the teams scrap to keep their playoff chances alive.
Neither the Angels nor Giants have yet to win their 10th game and they each have winning percentages below .375. Both teams are trying to get their shortened season turned around before it’s too late. It’s not too late to make some money on an MLB bet from our online sportsbook. Check out some MLB news for more stories on the Angles and Giants and the rest of the MLB.
Angels at Giants Head-to-Head
Game 1: Ended with a Tommy La Stella career-first, a two-run walk-off home run that gave the Angels a 7-6 victory. The win snapped a four-game losing streak. The game went back-and-forth ending with four lead changes. The Angels won for the first time in 11 games when their opponent scored first. The best player in the world, Mike Trout, hit his 10th home run in the top of the third to tie the game.
RHP Trevor Gott (1-2) blew his third save opportunity for the Giants, who lost their fifth straight. The Giants have blown a ninth-inning lead in three of their last four games. Gott has already given up six ninth-inning home runs. Giants manager Gabe Kapler said he would look for a new closer after Monday night’s debacle.
Game 2: The Giants earned their ninth win Tuesday. Jarlin Garcia got the win with one inning of relief. The 8-2 victory snapped a five-game losing streak. Mike Yastrzemski blasted a fast-ball over the wall from losing pitcher Dylan Bundy to lead-off the game. Teammate Pablo Sandoval homered in the second to break a 1-1 tie. It was Sandoval’s first extra-base hit of the season.
Bundy (3-2) came into the game as the Angels’ best pitcher. He ranked fifth in the AL with a 1.57 ERA. He allowed four runs, on four hits and four walks with one strikeout in four innings of work. SF saw seven out of their 10 hits go for extra bases on a hot night. The temperature at first pitch was 99 degrees.
Cueto (1-0, 4.62 ERA) has a 2-0 record against the Angels, and a 16-7 career mark in interleague play. Sandoval (0-2, 3.94 ERA) is looking for his first win in his 13th career start. You can check out the full matchup breakdown with our matchup tab on our sportsbook.
Angels at Giants Betting Preview
Team Run line Money line over/under Team totals
L.A. Angels: -1.5 +115 -140 9 -115o 4.5 -120o
S.F. Giants: +1.5 -135 +125 9 -105u 3.5 -135o
Head to our MLB sportsbook to place your bet on this game and others. In a game where the teams seem evenly matched, the +125 money line on the Giants seems like money well spent with Cueto taking the mound at home. The past two games both had more than nine runs in the game. Take the over at -115.