Monday, June 6, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Shoemaker vs. Masahiro Tanaka
The Los Angeles Angels visit Yankee Stadium on Monday to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Matt Shoemaker for the Angels and Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at +150 and New York at -160. The over/under was set at 8. The Angels have a 23-31-3 over/under record and a 29-28-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 51% of the time. The Yankees are 25-30-0 against the run line and have a 23-27-5 over/under record. They cover the spread 46% of the time.
The Angels head into this matchup with a 25-30 record, including 13-13 on the road. Starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker has a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 5.50 and a WHIP of 1.43. He has 53 strikeouts over his 52.1 innings pitched and he has given up 62 hits so far this season. He has allowed 10.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.58. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 3.99 and they have given up 165 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen while being struck out 148 times and walking 69 times this season. As a team, Los Angeles has allowed 6.99 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.13 batters per nine. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.34. The Angels pitchers have collectively given up 488 base hits and 235 earned runs. They have allowed 73 home runs this season and they allow 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 176 batters and struck out 409. They walk 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.58.
As a team, Los Angeles is batting .235, good for 27th in the league while putting together a .246 average away from home. The Angels hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308 which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 25th in baseball with 7.95 hits per game. Mike Trout comes into this game hitting .312 and his on-base percentage is at .417. He has 63 hits this season along with 39 runs scored and 41 runs batted in. He's struck out 49 times and has walked 38 times. Kole Calhoun is hitting .302 and he has an on-base percentage of .384. He has totaled 61 hits so far while scoring 36 runs and he's driven in 29. He has walked 25 times and has struck out 39 times. The Angels have 481 hits, including 85 doubles and 50 home runs. They've stolen 18 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 14 times. Los Angeles has walked 173 times this season and they've struck out 326 times as a unit. They've left 351 men on base and have a team OPS of .719. They score 4.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 239 runs so far this year.
New York comes into this matchup with a 13-12 home record and a 26-29 overall mark. With an earned run average of 2.78, Masahiro Tanaka has a 3-1 record and a 1.00 WHIP. He has 56 strikeouts over the 71.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 58 hits. He has allowed 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.23. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.79 and they have given up 134 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Yankees bullpen while being struck out 194 times and walking 48 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.79 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.92 batters per nine. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.23. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 470 base knocks and 226 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 65 home runs this year and they give up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. New York as a staff has walked 126 hitters and struck out 477. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.82.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 26th in the league while putting together a .241 average at home. The Yankees hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301 which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 27th in baseball with 7.82 hits per contest. Carlos Beltran comes into this matchup batting .269 and he has an OBP of .300. He has 53 hits this year along with 29 runs scored and 33 RBI. He's struck out 42 times and has walked on 9 occasions. Jacoby Ellsbury is hitting .280 and he has an OBP of .342. He has collected 49 hits so far while he's scored 20 runs and drove in 18. He has earned a walk 15 times and has punched out 28 times. The Yankees as a unit have 430 base hits, including 75 doubles and 55 homers. They have 33 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 10 times. New York as a team has walked 160 times this year and they have struck out 386 times. They've had 349 men left on base and have an OPS of .678. They score 3.84 runs per game and have totaled 211 runs so far this season.
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 23-31-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Angels are 29-28-0 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 23-27-5 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 25-30-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Angels
06/04/16 P Nick Tropeano Shoulder 15-day DL (6/3)
06/01/16 2B Cliff Pennington Hamstring 15-day DL (6/1)
05/18/16 P Cory Rasmus Groin 15-day DL (5/13)
05/18/16 C Geovany Soto Knee 15-day DL (5/17)
05/17/16 LF Daniel Nava Groin 15-day DL (5/17)
05/10/16 SS Andrelton Simmons Thumb 15-day DL (5/8)
05/10/16 P Garrett Richards Elbow 60-day DL (5/2)
05/02/16 LF Craig Gentry Back 15-day DL (4/26)
04/06/16 P Andrew Heaney Shoulder 60-day DL (4/4)
04/03/16 P C.J. Wilson Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
New York Yankees
06/04/16 1B Mark Teixeira Knee 15-day DL (6/4)
05/31/16 LF Dustin Ackley Shoulder 60-day DL (5/29), out for season
05/26/16 P Chasen Shreve Shoulder 15-day DL (5/26)
05/25/16 C Gary Sanchez Thumb 15-day DL
04/03/16 RF Mason Williams Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
03/31/16 P Bryan Mitchell Toe 60-day DL (3/31)
03/31/16 1B Gregory Bird Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25); out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Angels
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