Los Angeles Angels at Cleveland Indians 7/26/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ricky Nolasco vs. Carlos Carrasco
The Los Angeles Angels visit Progressive Field on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Ricky Nolasco for the Angels and Carlos Carrasco for the Indians.
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The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at +156 and Cleveland at -166. The Angels have a 48-49-3 over/under record and a 57-43-0 run line mark. The Indians are 42-55-0 against the run line and have a 36-54-7 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 48-49-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 57-43-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 36-54-7 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 42-55-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
07/24/17 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 10-day DL (07/24)
07/19/17 LF Cameron Maybin Knee 10-day DL (07/19)
07/05/17 P Huston Street Groin 10-day DL (07/05)
06/20/17 P Bud Norris Knee 10-day DL (06/19)
06/17/17 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 10-day DL (06/15)
05/21/17 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)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
07/25/17 CF Austin Jackson Quad 10-day DL (06/26); expected to be activated Tuesday vs. Los Angeles Angels
07/21/17 P Boone Logan Side 10-day DL (07/20)
07/14/17 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 10-day DL (07/14)
07/09/17 2B Jason Kipnis Hamstring 10-day DL (07/09)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 49-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco has a 4-11 record with an earned run average of 5.13 and a WHIP of 1.38. He has 92 strikeouts over his 112.1 innings pitched and he's given up 124 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.68 and they have given up 283 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 347 hitters and walked 97 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 828 base hits and 405 earned runs. They have allowed 138 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 289 batters and struck out 822. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 4.39.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .240, good for 27th in the league. The Angels hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .292 with an on-base percentage of .340. He has 107 hits this season in 367 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .450 and an OPS+ of 113. Mike Trout is hitting .328 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .450. He has totaled 63 hits and he has driven in 42 men in 192 at bats. His OPS+ is 211 while his slugging percentage is at .719. The Angels have 800 hits, including 141 doubles and 107 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 308 times so far this season and they have struck out 746 times as a unit. They have left 636 men on base and have a team OPS of .693. They score 4.07 runs per contest and have scored a total of 407 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 52-45 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.62, Carlos Carrasco has a 10-4 record and a 1.10 WHIP. He has 130 strikeouts over the 117 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 98 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.79 and they have given up 243 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 327 batters and walked 98 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.71. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 760 base knocks and 353 earned runs this season. They have given up 107 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 269 hitters and struck out 953 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.58.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Indians hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .322. He has 102 hits this year along with 47 RBI in 389 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .463 with an OPS+ of 101. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .373. He has collected 88 hits in 340 at bats while driving in 55 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .479. The Indians as a unit have 857 base hits, including 209 doubles and 112 homers. Cleveland has walked 357 times this year and they have struck out on 690 occasions. They have had 694 men left on base and have an OPS of .772. They have scored 4.8 runs per game and totaled 466 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Indians -166
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