Los Angeles Angels at Cleveland Indians 7/27/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, July 27, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: J.C. Ramirez vs. Trevor Bauer
Progressive Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Angels and the Cleveland Indians on Thursday, July 27, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are J.C. Ramirez for the Angels and Trevor Bauer for the Indians.
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Los Angeles opens at +150 while Cleveland opens at -160. The Angels have a 48-49-4 over/under record and a 58-43-0 run line mark. The Indians are 43-55-0 against the run line and have a 37-54-7 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 48-49-4 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 58-43-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 37-54-7 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 43-55-0 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
07/21/17 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 49-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher J.C. Ramirez has a 9-8 record with an earned run average of 4.38 and a WHIP of 1.32. He has 92 strikeouts over his 115 innings pitched and he's given up 118 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.70 and they have given up 291 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 352 hitters and walked 103 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.16. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 841 base hits and 416 earned runs. They have allowed 141 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 299 batters and struck out 830. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 4.43.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .241, good for 27th in the league. The Angels hold a .385 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .297 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 110 hits this season in 370 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .454 and an OPS+ of 116. Mike Trout is hitting .327 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .451. He has totaled 64 hits and he has driven in 42 men in 196 at bats. His OPS+ is 210 while his slugging percentage is at .714. The Angels have 813 hits, including 145 doubles and 109 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 312 times so far this season and they have struck out 756 times as a unit. They have left 644 men on base and have a team OPS of .696. They score 4.1 runs per contest and have scored a total of 414 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 53-45 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.58, Trevor Bauer has a 8-8 record and a 1.50 WHIP. He has 111 strikeouts over the 98.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 106 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.76 and they have given up 247 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 332 batters and walked 100 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 773 base knocks and 359 earned runs this season. They have given up 109 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 273 hitters and struck out 963 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.60.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 6th in the league. The Indians hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .264 with an OBP of .324. He has 104 hits this year along with 47 RBI in 394 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .462 with an OPS+ of 101. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .262 this season and he has an OBP of .377. He has collected 90 hits in 344 at bats while driving in 59 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .491. The Indians as a unit have 870 base hits, including 211 doubles and 115 homers. Cleveland has walked 367 times this year and they have struck out on 698 occasions. They have had 702 men left on base and have an OPS of .776. They have scored 4.87 runs per game and totaled 477 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Indians -160
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