Thursday, June 8, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: J.C. Ramirez vs. Michael Fulmer
The Los Angeles Angels visit Comerica Park on Thursday, June 8, 2017 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are J.C. Ramirez for the Angels and Michael Fulmer for the Tigers.
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The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at +143 and Detroit at -153. The Angels have a 26-33-1 over/under record and a 33-27-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 28-29-0 against the run line and have a 31-24-2 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 26-33-1 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 33-27-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 31-24-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 28-29-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
06/02/17 LF Cameron Maybin Oblique 10-day DL (05/30)
05/29/17 CF Mike Trout Thumb 10-day DL (05/29)
05/28/17 P Cam Bedrosian Groin 10-day DL (04/22)
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)
04/17/17 P Huston Street Side 60-day DL (03/30)
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 Detroit Tigers Injuries
06/07/17 C James McCann Undisclosed 10-day DL (5/26)
06/04/17 P Justin Verlander Groin left last game, "?" for next scheduled start
05/12/17 RF Jim Adduci Oblique 10-day DL (05/11)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 30-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher J.C. Ramirez has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 4.11 and a WHIP of 1.20. He has 50 strikeouts over his 65.2 innings pitched and he's given up 65 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.79 and they have given up 167 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the bullpen and they've struck out 224 hitters and walked 68 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.2 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 4.08. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 496 base hits and 247 earned runs. They have allowed 87 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 178 batters and struck out 522. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 4.30.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .239, good for 25th in the league. The Angels hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Yunel Escobar is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .332. He has 50 hits this season in 177 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .418 and an OPS+ of 104. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .268 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .331. He has totaled 60 hits and he has driven in 23 men in 224 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .393. The Angels have 489 hits, including 85 doubles and 68 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 208 times so far this season and they have struck out 452 times as a unit. They have left 414 men on base and have a team OPS of .700. They score 4.07 runs per contest and have scored a total of 248 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 28-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.00, Michael Fulmer has a 6-3 record and a 1.11 WHIP. He has 59 strikeouts over the 75 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 67 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.89 and they have given up 169 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 165 batters and walked 70 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 526 base knocks and 257 earned runs this season. They have given up 75 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 191 hitters and struck out 432 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.54.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 15th in the league. The Tigers hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Miguel Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .381. He has 44 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 160 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .431 with an OPS+ of 121. Victor Martinez is hitting .263 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 49 hits in 186 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .392. The Tigers as a unit have 481 base hits, including 104 doubles and 72 homers. Detroit has walked 221 times this year and they have struck out on 481 occasions. They have had 388 men left on base and have an OPS of .762. They have scored 4.91 runs per game and totaled 280 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Angels +143
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