Saturday, June 10, 2017
Minute Maid Park
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Probable Pitchers: Ricky Nolasco vs. Mike Fiers
Minute Maid Park is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Angels and the Houston Astros on Saturday, June 10, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Ricky Nolasco for the Angels and Mike Fiers for the Astros.
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Los Angeles opens at +166 while Houston opens at -176. The Angels have a 26-34-1 over/under record and a 33-28-0 run line mark. The Astros are 37-24-0 against the run line and have a 30-25-6 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 26-34-1 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 33-28-0 against the run line
Important Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 30-25-6 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 37-24-0 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 Houston Astros Injuries
06/09/17 P Dallas Keuchel Neck 10-day DL (06/05)
06/09/17 P Collin McHugh Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
06/08/17 SS Marwin Gonzalez Hand "?" Friday vs. Los Angeles Angels
05/30/17 P Joe Musgrove Shoulder 10-day DL (05/27)
05/28/17 P Charlie Morton Back 10-day DL (05/25)
04/20/17 P Jandel Gustave Forearm 10-day DL (04/19)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 31-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco has a 2-6 record with an earned run average of 5.05 and a WHIP of 1.38. He has 60 strikeouts over his 66 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He allows 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 176 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 233 hitters and walked 69 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 518 base hits and 254 earned runs. They have allowed 89 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 184 batters and struck out 544. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.28.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .239, good for 25th in the league. The Angels hold a .382 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 .277 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 51 hits this season in 184 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .408 and an OPS+ of 100. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .276 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .339. He has totaled 64 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 232 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .401. The Angels have 507 hits, including 88 doubles and 68 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 213 times so far this season and they have struck out 458 times as a unit. They have left 422 men on base and have a team OPS of .698. They score 4.11 runs per contest and have scored a total of 259 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Houston has a 43-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.84, Mike Fiers has a 3-2 record and a 1.51 WHIP. He has 50 strikeouts over the 57.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 66 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.60 and they have given up 163 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the Astros bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 262 batters and walked 74 opposing hitters. As a team, Houston allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.54. The Astros pitchers as a team have surrendered 476 base knocks and 217 earned runs this season. They have given up 73 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Houston as a staff has walked 182 hitters and struck out 618 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.65.
As a team, they are batting .278, good for 1st in the league. The Astros hold a .471 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.6 hits per contest. Carlos Correa comes into this matchup batting .306 with an OBP of .382. He has 66 hits this year along with 40 RBI in 216 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .523 with an OPS+ of 152. Jose Altuve is hitting .325 this season and he has an OBP of .392. He has collected 75 hits in 231 at bats while driving in 31 runs. He has an OPS+ of 155 and a slugging percentage of .524. The Astros as a unit have 586 base hits, including 111 doubles and 95 homers. Houston has walked 197 times this year and they have struck out on 429 occasions. They have had 414 men left on base and have an OPS of .816. They have scored 5.52 runs per game and totaled 337 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Astros MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels +166
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