Sunday, June 7, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: C.J. Wilson (3-4) vs. CC Sabathia (2-7)
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The Los Angeles Angels head to Yankee Stadium on Sunday to take on the New York Yankees. The probable starters are C.J. Wilson for the Angels and CC Sabathia for the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at +100 and New York at -108. The over/under was set at 8. The Angels, with a 28-27 run line record, cover the spread 46% of the time. They also have a 25-27 over/under record. The Yankees have a 28-24 over/under record and a 29-26 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 53% of the time.
The Angels head into this matchup with a 28-27 record, including 12-14 on the road. C.J. Wilson has a 3-4 record on the season, an earned run average of 3.55 and a 1.18 WHIP. He's pitched 71 innings thus far while surrendering 60 hits over that time and when he starts, the Angels are 5-6. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 4-6. The team is averaging 3.7 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.54 and they've given up 131 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen while being struck out 143 times and walking 48 times this season. As a team, Los Angeles has allowed 8.24 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.62 batters per nine. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.42.
Los Angeles is batting .259 as a team, which is good for 9th in the league and hitting .249 away from home. Ranked at 1st in the league in on-base percentage, the Angels sit at .337 and they hold a .445 team slugging percentage. They rank 13th in baseball with 8.56 hits per game and Mike Trout leads the team with 58.
With a 13-10 home record, New York will hope to improve on their 30-25 overall mark. CC Sabathia has a record of 2-7 while sporting an earned run average of 5.45 on the year with a 1.47 WHIP. He's pitched 66 innings thus far while surrendering 83 hits over that time in which the Yankees are 4-7. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 6-5. The team is averaging 3.8 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.21 and they have given up 134 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .202 against the Yankees bullpen while being struck out 200 times and walking 74 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.64 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.61 batters per nine. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.80.
They are batting .247 as a team, which is good for 19th in the league and hitting .258 at home. Ranked at 15th in the league in on-base percentage, the Yankees sit at .315 and they hold a .416 team slugging percentage. They rank 17th in baseball with 8.51 hits per game and Alex Rodriguez leads the team with 52.
The Angels have committed 31 errors and have combined for 464 assists and 1,463 put outs leading to a .984 team fielding percentage. For the home team, they hold a .980 team fielding percentage while committing 42 errors, accumulating 516 assists and compiling 1,493 put outs.
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 25-27 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Angels are 28-27 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 28-24 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 29-26 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
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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