Monday, May 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Julio Teheran vs. Ricky Nolasco
The Atlanta Braves visit Angel Stadium on Monday, May 29, 2017 to play the Los Angeles Angels. The probable starters are Julio Teheran for the Braves and Ricky Nolasco for the Angels.
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The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +125 and Los Angeles at -135. The Braves have a 29-18-0 over/under record and a 25-22-0 run line mark. The Angels are 27-23-0 against the run line and have a 23-26-1 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 29-18-0 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 25-22-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 23-26-1 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 27-23-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
05/21/17 P Eric O'Flaherty Back 10-day DL (5/20)
05/20/17 P Chaz Roe Shoulder 60-day DL (5/20)
05/18/17 3B Adonis Garcia Achilles 10-day DL (5/16)
05/18/17 1B Freddie Freeman Wrist 10-day DL (5/18)
04/03/17 P Armando Rivero Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Daniel Winkler Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
04/02/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 1B Sean Rodriguez Shoulder 60-day DL (2/25)
03/31/17 P Mauricio Cabrera Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
05/24/17 P Alex Meyer Back 10-day DL (5/24)
05/21/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 60-day DL (4/10)
05/14/17 3B Yunel Escobar Hamstring 10-day DL (5/15)
04/29/17 P Tyler Skaggs Side 10-day DL (4/29)
04/23/17 P Cam Bedrosia Groin 10-day DL (4/22)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (4/06)
04/17/17 P Huston Street Trapezius 60-day DL (3/30)
04/15/17 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
04/15/17 P Nick Tropeano Elbow 60-day DL (4/01)
04/15/17 P Vicente Campos Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 21-26 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Julio Teheran has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 4.88 and a WHIP of 1.46. He has 42 strikeouts over his 55.1 innings pitched and he's given up 56 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 136 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 137 hitters and walked 60 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.64. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 423 base hits and 217 earned runs. They have allowed 64 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 162 batters and struck out 316. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.77.
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As a team Atlanta is hitting .267, good for 4th in the league. The Braves hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Brandon Phillips is hitting .305 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 47 hits this season in 154 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .429 and an OPS+ of 105. Nick Markakis is hitting .295 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .369. He has totaled 54 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 183 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .388. The Braves have 434 hits, including 83 doubles and 47 home runs. Atlanta has walked 149 times so far this season and they have struck out 362 times as a unit. They have left 336 men on base and have a team OPS of .750. They score 4.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 213 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 26-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.37, Ricky Nolasco has a 2-4 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 57.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 59 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 144 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 188 batters and walked 55 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.03. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 416 base knocks and 208 earned runs this season. They have given up 74 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 155 hitters and struck out 450 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.25.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 24th in the league. The Angels hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Yunel Escobar comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .318. He has 42 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 158 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .405 with an OPS+ of 100. Mike Trout is hitting .342 this season and he has an OBP of .463. He has collected 55 hits in 161 at bats while driving in 36 runs. He has an OPS+ of 231 and a slugging percentage of .752. The Angels as a unit have 419 base hits, including 78 doubles and 54 homers. Los Angeles has walked 177 times this year and they have struck out on 395 occasions. They have had 358 men left on base and have an OPS of .695. They have scored 4.06 runs per game and totaled 211 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Braves +125
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