Wednesday, June 8, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Jered Weaver vs. Nathan Eovaldi
The Los Angeles Angels head to Yankee Stadium on Wednesday to take on the New York Yankees. The probable pitchers are Jered Weaver for the Angels and Nathan Eovaldi for the Yankees. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles at +158 and New York at -168. The over/under is 9. The Angels have a 24-32-3 over/under mark and a 30-29-0 run line record, meaning they cover 51% of the time. The Yankees are 26-31-0 against the run line and have a 23-29-5 over/under record. They cover the spread 46% of the time.
The Angels head into this game with a 26-31 record, and they are 14-14 on the road. Starting pitcher Jered Weaver has a 5-4 record with an ERA of 5.18 and a WHIP of 1.48. He has 40 strikeouts during his 64.1 innings pitched and he has given up 79 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 11.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.6. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 3.97 and they have allowed 171 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the pen while they've been struck out 152 times and walked 72 times this year. As a unit, Los Angeles has given up 7.11 base hits per nine innings while striking out 9.11 hitters per nine. They are 4th in the Majors in team earned run average at 3.43. The Angels pitchers have collectively given up 506 base hits and 244 earned runs. They have allowed 76 home runs this season and they allow 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 183 batters and struck out 423. They walk 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.60.
As a team, Los Angeles is hitting .235, good for 27th in the league while putting together a .246 average on the road. The Angels have a .378 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .309 which is good for 24th in the league. They rank 24th in baseball with 7.93 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this game hitting .306 and his on-base percentage is at .412. He has 64 hits this season along with 39 runs scored and 41 runs batted in. He's struck out 50 times and has walked 39 times. Kole Calhoun is hitting .301 and he has an on-base percentage of .379. He has totaled 63 hits so far while scoring 37 runs and he's driven in 30. He has walked 25 times and has struck out 42 times. The Angels have 496 hits, including 90 doubles and 51 home runs. They've stolen 20 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 14 times. Los Angeles has walked 176 times this season and they've struck out 340 times as a unit. They've left 361 men on base and have a team OPS of .715. They score 4.32 runs per contest and have scored a total of 246 runs so far this year.
New York comes into this game with a 14-12 home mark and a 27-30 overall record. With an ERA of 4.09, Nathan Eovaldi has a 6-2 record and a 1.21 WHIP. He has 62 strikeouts over the 66 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 64 hits. He has allowed 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.6. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.79 and they have given up 138 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Yankees bullpen while being struck out 205 times and walking 49 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.71 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.96 batters per nine. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.15. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 482 base knocks and 230 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 135 hitters and struck out 496. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.79.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 24th in the league while putting together a .243 average at home. The Yankees hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301 which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 26th in baseball with 7.88 hits per contest. Carlos Beltran comes into this matchup batting .272 and he has an OBP of .302. He has 55 hits this year along with 30 runs scored and 36 RBI. He's struck out 44 times and has walked on 9 occasions. Jacoby Ellsbury is hitting .288 and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 53 hits so far while he's scored 22 runs and drove in 18. He has earned a walk 15 times and has punched out 30 times. The Yankees as a unit have 449 base hits, including 78 doubles and 58 homers. They have 33 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 11 times. New York as a team has walked 162 times this year and they have struck out 400 times. They've had 361 men left on base and have an OPS of .681. They score 3.81 runs per game and have totaled 217 runs so far this season.
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 24-32-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Angels are 30-29-0 against the run line so far this season
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 23-29-5 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 26-31-0 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 season05/26/16 P Chasen Shreve Shoulder 15-day DL (5/26)05/25/16 C Gary Sanchez Thumb 15-day DL04/03/16 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
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees
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