Free MLB Picks Today: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim vs Miami Marlins 5/28/23

Free MLB Picks Today: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim vs Miami Marlins 5/28/23
Sun 28th May 2023

The Los Angeles Angels (28-25) host the Miami Marlins (27-26) at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on Sunday with the visitors eyeing a sweep of the three-game Interleague series.

The Marlins lead the series 2-0 after winning 8-5 in 10 innings on Saturday. Reliever Dylan Floro was credited with the win after throwing one scoreless inning.

Yuli Gurriel was 1 for 3 with one run and one RBI in the win. Gio Urshela went 3 for 5 with a home run and a double for the Angels. He had three RBIs. Brandon Drury added two doubles and two runs.


Eury Perez (1-1, 3.86 ERA) is in line for the start for Miami. The righty allowed four runs (three earned) over 4.1 innings in his last start, a 5-4 home defeat against the Rockies on Tuesday. He was charged with the loss, giving up four hits while striking out three and walking three.

LHP Patrick Sandoval (3-3, 3.47 ERA) gets the start for Los Angeles. It’s his first appearance of the season against the Marlins. Sandoval made one start against the Marlins in 2022, throwing four innings in a 4-3 home win on April 12.

He gave up three hits and walked three, while striking out six in the no-decision. In his last start on May 20, Sandoval took the loss at home against the Twins. He threw 4.2 innings and gave up three runs on five hits, striking out three and walking four in the 6-2 defeat.


Over the last five games, Miami has averaged 6.8 runs a game, up from their season average of 3.8, while performing better across the board (.323/.396/.529). Against southpaws like Sandoval this season, the Fish have ann .802 OPS.

Jorge Soler is the team’s best performer against left-handers with a 1.550 OPS in 43 at-bats. Los Angeles is averaging only 4.0 runs per game in the last five, down slightly from 4.9 for the season.

The Halos have a .739 OPS against right-handers in 2023. With a .926 OPS over 134 at-bats, Mike Trout has been their best hitter against right-handers.


Miami is 13-15 in away games in 2023, scoring 4.3 runs per game while allowing 4.8 runs. Los Angeles has gone 15-12 at home this season, averaging 5.0 runs per game while surrendering 5.1. In the last 10 meetings at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Los Angeles is 6-4 with an average scoreline of 4.2-3.9.


The Marlins are third in the NL East, five games behind the division-leading Braves. The Angels are third in the AL West, five games behind the Rangers.

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LA Angels (-135)

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