Sunday, July 10, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Tim Lincecum vs. Chris Tillman
The Los Angeles Angels head to Oriole Park on Sunday to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The probable pitchers are Tim Lincecum for the Angels and Chris Tillman for the Orioles. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles at +179 and Baltimore at -189. The over/under is 10. The Angels have a 36-50-3 over/under mark and a 42-47-0 run line record, meaning they cover 47% of the time. The Orioles are 48-37-0 against the run line and have a 45-37-3 over/under record. They cover the spread 57% of the time.
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The Angels head into this game with a 37-50 record, and they are 21-24 on the road. Starting pitcher Tim Lincecum has a 1-2 record with an ERA of 7.50 and a WHIP of 2.11. He has 17 strikeouts during his 18 innings pitched and he has given up 29 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 14.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.29. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 4.06 and they have allowed 287 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the pen while they've been struck out 228 times and walked 103 times this year. As a unit, Los Angeles has given up 7.38 base hits per nine innings while striking out 9.39 hitters per nine. They are 4th in the Majors in team earned run average at 3.46. The Angels pitchers have collectively given up 807 base hits and 387 earned runs. They have allowed 114 home runs this season and they allow 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 278 batters and struck out 620. They walk 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.70.
As a team, Los Angeles is hitting .240, good for 27th in the league while putting together a .244 average on the road. The Angels have a .392 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .315 which is good for 22nd in the league. They rank 27th in baseball with 8.04 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this game hitting .324 and his on-base percentage is at .429. He has 102 hits this season along with 67 runs scored and 57 runs batted in. He's struck out 67 times and has walked 58 times. Kole Calhoun is hitting .286 and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 95 hits so far while scoring 52 runs and he's driven in 47. He has walked 34 times and has struck out 65 times. The Angels have 796 hits, including 156 doubles and 84 home runs. They've stolen 34 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 17 times. Los Angeles has walked 254 times this season and they've struck out 514 times as a unit. They've left 582 men on base and have a team OPS of .739. They score 4.59 runs per contest and have scored a total of 399 runs so far this year.
Baltimore comes into this game with a 31-14 home mark and a 49-36 overall record. With an ERA of 3.55, Chris Tillman has a 11-2 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 93 strikeouts over the 106.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 93 hits. He has allowed 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.3. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.18 and they have given up 276 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Orioles bullpen while being struck out 275 times and walking 121 times this season. As a team, Baltimore has allowed 9.32 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.65 batters per nine. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.42. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 782 base knocks and 371 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 99 home runs this year and they give up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Baltimore as a staff has walked 291 hitters and struck out 642. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.45.
As a team, they are batting .271, good for 5th in the league while putting together a .276 average at home. The Orioles hold a .465 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332 which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 5th in baseball with 9.39 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .323 and he has an OBP of .381. He has 108 hits this year along with 61 runs scored and 53 RBI. He's struck out 64 times and has walked on 30 occasions. Mark Trumbo is hitting .287 and he has an OBP of .338. He has collected 98 hits so far while he's scored 53 runs and drove in 67. He has earned a walk 24 times and has punched out 98 times. The Orioles as a unit have 798 base hits, including 166 doubles and 134 homers. They have 12 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 8 times. Baltimore as a team has walked 257 times this year and they have struck out 727 times. They've had 572 men left on base and have an OPS of .797. They score 5.12 runs per game and have totaled 435 runs so far this season.
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 36-50-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Angels are 42-47-0 against the run line so far this season
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 45-37-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 48-37-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Angels
07/09/16 1B C.J. Cron Hand 15-day DL (7/8)
07/06/16 LF Shane Robinson Ankle 15-day DL (7/6)
06/14/16 P Cory Rasmus Groin 15-day DL (6/14)
06/01/16 2B Cliff Pennington Hamstring 15-day DL (6/1)
05/18/16 C Geovany Soto Knee 15-day DL (5/17)
05/10/16 P Garrett Richards Elbow 60-day DL (5/2)
05/02/16 LF Craig Gentry Back 60-day DL (4/26)
04/06/16 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 60-day DL (4/4), out for season
04/03/16 P C.J. Wilson Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25), out for season
07/09/16 C Matt Wieters Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Saturday vs. Los Angeles Angels
07/01/16 P T.J. McFarland Knee 15-day DL (6/29)
06/21/16 P Brian Duensing Elbow 15-day DL (6/20)
06/04/16 P Darren O'Day Hamstring 15-day DL (6/3)
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles
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