Sunday, June 25, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Parker Bridwell vs. Doug Fister
The Los Angeles Angels visit Fenway Park on Sunday, June 25, 2017 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are Parker Bridwell for the Angels and Doug Fister for the Red Sox.
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The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at +159 and Boston at -169. The Angels have a 38-36-1 over/under record and a 44-31-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 37-36-0 against the run line and have a 34-35-4 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 38-36-1 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 44-31-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 34-35-4 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 37-36-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
06/20/17 P Bud Norris Knee 10-day DL (06/19)
06/17/17 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 10-day DL (06/15)
05/29/17 CF Mike Trout Thumb 10-day DL (05/29)
05/21/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 60-day DL (04/10)
04/29/17 P Tyler Skaggs Oblique 60-day DL (04/29)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (04/06)
04/15/17 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/15/17 P Nick Tropeano Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
06/20/17 3B Pablo Sandoval Ear 10-day DL (06/20)
06/16/17 P Roenis Elias Oblique 60-day DL (04/01)
06/15/17 P Brian Johnson Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
06/02/17 P Eduardo Rodriguez Knee 10-day DL (06/02)
06/02/17 P Robbie Ross Jr. Elbow 10-day DL (05/19)
05/28/17 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (05/04)
05/28/17 LF Brock Holt Vertigo 10-day DL (04/21)
05/28/17 P Carson Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
05/28/17 P Steven Wright Knee 60-day DL (04/30)
05/28/17 P Tyler Thornburg Shoulder 60-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 38-39 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Parker Bridwell has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 3.07 and a WHIP of 1.43. He has 8 strikeouts over his 14.2 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.62 and they have given up 225 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 282 hitters and walked 79 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.19. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 649 base hits and 320 earned runs. They have allowed 108 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 229 batters and struck out 653. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.38.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .245, good for 23rd in the league. The Angels hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Yunel Escobar is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .331. He has 66 hits this season in 236 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .415 and an OPS+ of 101. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .338. He has totaled 81 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 288 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .410. The Angels have 637 hits, including 117 doubles and 84 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 250 times so far this season and they have struck out 580 times as a unit. They have left 506 men on base and have a team OPS of .709. They score 4.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 335 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 41-32 overall mark this year. Doug Fister is expected to make his season debut for the Red Sox. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.95 and they have given up 191 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 229 batters and walked 74 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.94. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 646 base knocks and 285 earned runs this season. They have given up 90 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 187 hitters and struck out 677 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 3.79.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 7th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Mitch Moreland comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .361. He has 64 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 240 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .454 with an OPS+ of 111. Mookie Betts is hitting .270 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 77 hits in 285 at bats while driving in 40 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .481. The Red Sox as a unit have 664 base hits, including 139 doubles and 72 homers. Boston has walked 252 times this year and they have struck out on 505 occasions. They have had 499 men left on base and have an OPS of .753. They have scored 4.73 runs per game and totaled 345 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Red Sox -169
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