Wednesday, June 17, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Hector Santiago (4-3) vs. Chase Anderson (2-1)
The Los Angeles Angels visit Chase Field on Wednesday to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. Hector Santiago is the probable starter for the Angels and he'll face Chase Anderson of the Diamondbacks. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at +121 and Arizona at -131. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Angels, with a 30-34 run line record, cover the spread 45% of the time. They also have a 31-30 over/under record. The Diamondbacks have a 32-27 over/under record and a 36-27 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 57% of the time.
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The Angels come into this game with a 32-32 record, and they are 14-17 away from home. Hector Santiago has an earned run average of 2.59 and is 4-3 so far on the season while having a 1.18 WHIP. The Angels are 6-6 over his 76.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 62 hits over that time period. Against the over/under, the Angels are 6-6 in his starts. His teammates are averaging 4.5 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.52 and they've given up 152 hits on the season. The bullpen has struck out 168 and walked 58 batters this season while opposing teams hit .228 against them. Los Angeles has a team average of 8.12 hits allowed per game and are averaging 8.72 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.29, they are 4th in the league.
Los Angeles ranks 10th in the league in team batting average at .258 while hitting .248 on the road. Ranked at 2nd in the league in on-base percentage, the Angels sit at .335 and they hold a .436 team slugging percentage. With 70 hits, Mike Trout leads the team while his team ranks 16th in hits per game with 8.48.
With a 31-32 overall record, Arizona will come into this game 15-16 at home. Chase Anderson is starting this game 2-1 for the season with an earned run average of 2.82 and a WHIP of 1.13. The Diamondbacks have a record of 4-8 over the 73.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 67 hits. Against the over/under, the Diamondbacks are 3-9 when he starts. His teammates score an average of 2.9 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.71 and they have given up 214 hits on the season. The Diamondbacks bullpen has struck out 192 batters and walked 78 this season while opposing teams have hit .250 against them. Arizona has a team average of 9.01 hits per game and are averaging 6.92 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.17, they are 24th in the league.
They rank 6th in the league in team batting average with a .264 average while hitting .259 at home. Ranked at 7th in the league in on-base percentage, the Diamondbacks sit at .324 and they hold a .402 team slugging percentage. With 80 hits, Paul Goldschmidt leads the team while his team ranks 2nd in hits per game with 9.4.
The Angels have committed 37 errors and have combined for 533 assists and 1,697 put outs leading to a .984 team fielding percentage. Over the course of this season, the Diamondbacks have accumlated 29 errors while having 669 assists and 1,741 put outs leading to a .988 fielding percentage.
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 31-30 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Angels are 30-34 against the run line so far this season
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 32-27 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 36-27 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Angels
06/03/15 P Mike Morin Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/24)
05/28/15 RF Collin Cowgill Wrist Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/27)
04/16/15 P Tyler Skaggs Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/06/15 P Cory Rasmus Abdominal Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
06/16/15 CF Ender Inciarte Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list
06/04/15 P Archie Bradley Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/4)
06/04/15 P Enrique Burgos Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/26)
05/30/15 C Tuffy Gosewisch Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/28), out for season
04/22/15 C Gerald Laird Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/9)
04/06/15 P Bronson Arroyo Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6)
04/05/15 P David Hernandez Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (3/27)
04/05/15 C Oscar Hernandez Hand Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/05/15 P Patrick Corbin Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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