Los Angeles Angels at Baltimore Orioles 8/20/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, August 20, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Parker Bridwell vs. Wade Miley
The Los Angeles Angels head to Oriole Park on Sunday, August 20, 2017 to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The expected starting pitchers are Parker Bridwell for the Angels and Wade Miley for the Orioles.
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The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -102 and Baltimore at -108. The Angels have a 57-59-4 over/under mark and a 68-52-0 run line record. The Orioles are 61-61-0 against the run line and have a 62-57-3 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 57-59-4 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 68-52-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 62-57-3 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 61-61-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
08/18/17 P Tyler Skaggs Personal out indefinitely
08/16/17 P Ricky Nolasco Undisclosed left last game, "?" for next scheduled start
08/08/17 3B Yunel Escobar Ribs 10-day DL (08/08)
07/24/17 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 10-day DL (07/24)
07/05/17 P Huston Street Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (07/03)
06/20/17 P Bud Norris Knee 10-day DL (06/19)
06/17/17 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 10-day DL (06/15)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (04/06)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
08/18/17 1B Chris Davis Illness "?" Saturday vs. Los Angeles Angels
06/19/17 SS J.J. Hardy Wrist 60-day DL (06/19)
06/16/17 P Mike Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 62-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Parker Bridwell has a 7-1 record with an earned run average of 2.88 and a WHIP of 1.17. He has 44 strikeouts over his 72 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.89 and they have given up 362 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 418 hitters and walked 122 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.17. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 1,032 base hits and 503 earned runs. They have allowed 169 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 360 batters and struck out 978. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.44.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .244, good for 26th in the league. The Angels hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .338 with an on-base percentage of .465. He has 92 hits this season in 272 at bats with 57 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .684 and an OPS+ of 206. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 131 hits and he has driven in 55 men in 447 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .445. The Angels have 996 hits, including 183 doubles and 135 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 375 times so far this season and they have struck out 887 times as a unit. They have left 774 men on base and have a team OPS of .706. They score 4.28 runs per contest and have scored a total of 522 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 60-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.21, Wade Miley has a 6-10 record and a 1.69 WHIP. He has 112 strikeouts over the 126 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 141 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.89 and they have given up 425 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 374 batters and walked 150 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.92. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,157 base knocks and 590 earned runs this season. They have given up 180 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 420 hitters and struck out 929 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.88.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 5th in the league. The Orioles hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .277 with an OBP of .314. He has 130 hits this year along with 61 RBI in 470 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .462 with an OPS+ of 106. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 137 hits in 458 at bats while driving in 86 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .535. The Orioles as a unit have 1,120 base hits, including 213 doubles and 180 homers. Baltimore has walked 304 times this year and they have struck out on 1,027 occasions. They have had 787 men left on base and have an OPS of .763. They have scored 4.79 runs per game and totaled 584 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Angels -102
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