Friday, June 5, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Jered Weaver (4-4) vs. Nathan Eovaldi (4-1)
The Los Angeles Angels head to Yankee Stadium on Friday to take on the New York Yankees. Jered Weaver is the probable starter for the Angels and he'll face Nathan Eovaldi of the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at +108 and New York at -118. The over/under was set at 8. The Angels, with a 27-27 run line record, cover the spread 47% of the time. They also have a 24-27 over/under record. The Yankees are 29-25 against the run line and have a 27-24 over/under record. They cover the spread 54% of the time.
The Angels show up with a 28-26 record, including 12-13 on the road. Starting pitcher Jered Weaver holds a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 4.08 and a WHIP of 1.17. In his starts, the Angels are 6-5 over his 70.2 innings pitched this season while giving up 73 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Angels are 4-6 in his starts. He is getting 3.3 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.53 and they have given up 126 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .224 against the Angels bullpen while walking 46 times and striking out 142 times. Los Angeles is averaging 8.72 strikeouts per game while getting 8.23 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 4th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.41.
As a team, Los Angeles is batting .261, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .249 average away from home. The Angels hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340 which is good for 1st in baseball. Mike Trout leads the team in hits with 57 while the team ranks 12th in baseball with 8.64 hits per game.
New York is 12-10 at home while holding a 29-25 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 4.40, Nathan Eovaldi will come into this game holding a 4-1 record and a 1.57 WHIP. In his starts, the Yankees are 6-4 and he has allowed 76 hits over 57.1 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Yankees are 6-4 when he starts. He is getting 5.6 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.97 and they have given up 129 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .199 against the Yankees bullpen while walking 69 times and striking out 195 times. New York is averaging 8.6 strikeouts per game while getting 8.64 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.74.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 20th in the league while putting together a .252 average at Safeco Field. The Yankees hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313 which is good for 15th in baseball. Chase Headley leads the team in hits with 50 while the team ranks 18th in baseball with 8.41 hits a game.
Los Angeles has a team fielding percentage of .984 after having committed 31 errors with 459 assists and 1,439 put outs for the season. The Yankees have committed 41 errors on the season with 506 assists and 1,466 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .980 on the year.
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 24-27 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Angels are 27-27 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 27-24 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 29-25 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)
New York Yankees
06/03/15 C Brian McCann Foot left last game, "?" Friday vs Los Angeles Angels
06/03/15 RF Carlos Beltran Foot "?" Friday vs Los Angeles Angels
05/30/15 CF Slade Heathcott Quad Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
05/20/15 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/20)
05/15/15 P Chase Whitley Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/15)
05/07/15 2B Gregorio Petit Hand Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/6)
04/05/15 SS Brendan Ryan Calf Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/1)
04/05/15 P Ivan Nova Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
Tony's Pick: Take the Angels
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