Los Angeles Angels at Chicago White Sox 9/27/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Garrett Richards vs. Reynaldo Lopez
The Los Angeles Angels visit U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are Garrett Richards for the Angels and Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -162 and Chicago at +152. The Angels have a 76-76-5 over/under record and a 78-79-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 84-72-0 against the run line and have a 73-77-6 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 76-76-5 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 78-79-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 73-77-6 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 84-72-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
09/22/17 P Andrew Heaney Arm out indefinitely
09/09/17 3B Jefry Marte Foot 10-day DL (09/05)
08/22/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 60-day DL (08/18)
08/22/17 P JC Ramirez Elbow 60-day DL (08/20)
08/08/17 3B Yunel Escobar Ribs 10-day DL (08/08)
07/24/17 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 60-day DL (07/24)
07/05/17 P Huston Street Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (07/03)
06/17/17 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 60-day DL (06/15)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (04/06)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
09/25/17 1B Jose Abreu Leg "?" Tuesday vs. Los Angeles Angels
09/08/17 P Carlos Rodon Shoulder 10-day DL (09/08)
09/07/17 P Jake Petricka Elbow 10-day DL (09/05)
09/02/17 CF Leury Garcia Thumb 10-day DL (09/02)
06/28/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 60-day DL (04/23)
05/15/17 C Geovany Soto Elbow 60-day DL (05/08)
05/04/17 P Nate Jones Elbow 10-day DL (05/01)
04/23/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 77-79 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Garrett Richards has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 1.50 and a WHIP of 0.75. He has 24 strikeouts over his 24 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He allows 5.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.84 and they have given up 486 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 578 hitters and walked 161 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.2. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 1,319 base hits and 647 earned runs. They have allowed 213 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 453 batters and struck out 1,269. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.39.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .243, good for 28th in the league. The Angels hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .331. He has 159 hits this season in 572 at bats with 68 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .421 and an OPS+ of 103. Mike Trout is hitting .309 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .444. He has totaled 119 hits and he has driven in 67 men in 385 at bats. His OPS+ is 186 while his slugging percentage is at .623. The Angels have 1,266 hits, including 240 doubles and 177 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 503 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,144 times as a unit. They have left 998 men on base and have a team OPS of .711. They score 4.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 677 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 64-92 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.54, Reynaldo Lopez has a 3-3 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 23 strikeouts over the 41.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 45 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 484 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 493 batters and walked 228 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.78. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,347 base knocks and 727 earned runs this season. They have given up 236 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 602 hitters and struck out 1,154 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 5.17.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 13th in the league. The White Sox hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .304 with an OBP of .356. He has 182 hits this year along with 100 RBI in 598 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .548 with an OPS+ of 140. Tim Anderson is hitting .263 this season and he has an OBP of .283. He has collected 149 hits in 567 at bats while driving in 55 runs. He has an OPS+ of 85 and a slugging percentage of .413. The White Sox as a team have 1,370 base knocks, including 247 doubles and 180 home runs. Chicago has walked 387 times this season and they have struck out 1,344 times. They have had 1,020 runners left on base and have an OPS of .735. They have scored 4.41 runs per contest and totaled 688 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the White Sox +152
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