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Stephen Nover's MLB Top Ticket Tuesday

Stephen Nover's MLB Top Ticket Tuesday

LA Angels vs. Oakland, 09/03/2019 22:07 EDT, Score: 5 - 7

Total: +101/+9½ Under

Sportsbook: PinnacleSports

Result: Loss

Start on May 7 and you'll find that Mike Fiers has been one of the best pitchers in baseball. He's 11-0 since then with a 2.41 ERA holding batters to a .214 average in 127 innings. This is span of 20 starts.

Fiers is a fly ball pitcher who loves pitching at spacious Oakland Coliseum where he is 8-2 with a 2.92 ERA this season. He has dominated the Angels this season with a 3-0 record and 1.93 ERA in three starts.

Angels starter Jaime Barria has a 6.10 ERA. However, Barria has shown signs of improvement lately giving up two runs apiece in each of his last two starts spanning 5 and 5 1/3 innings. Those starts were at Houston and Texas, two ballparks that are far more offensively-inclined than Oakland's pitcher-friendly Coliseum.


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