Friday, June 9, 2017
Minute Maid Park
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Shoemaker vs. Brad Peacock
The Los Angeles Angels head to Minute Maid Park on Friday, June 9, 2017 to take on the Houston Astros. The expected starting pitchers are Matt Shoemaker for the Angels and Brad Peacock for the Astros.
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The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at +146 and Houston at -156. The Angels have a 26-34-1 over/under mark and a 33-28-0 run line record. The Astros are 36-24-0 against the run line and have a 30-24-6 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 30-24-6 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 36-24-0 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
06/07/17 P Dallas Keuchel Illness "?" for next scheduled start
06/07/17 SS Marwin Gonzalez Hand "?" Thursday vs. Kansas City Royals
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)
03/31/17 P Collin McHugh Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 30-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 4.12 and a WHIP of 1.27. He has 63 strikeouts over his 67.2 innings pitched and he's given up 60 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 171 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 226 hitters and walked 68 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 503 base hits and 250 earned runs. They have allowed 88 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 182 batters and struck out 533. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 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 .237, good for 26th in the league. The Angels hold a .381 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Yunel Escobar is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .326. He has 50 hits this season in 180 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .411 and an OPS+ of 101. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 61 hits and he has driven in 23 men in 227 at bats. His OPS+ is 98 while his slugging percentage is at .392. The Angels have 492 hits, including 85 doubles and 68 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 210 times so far this season and they have struck out 457 times as a unit. They have left 417 men on base and have a team OPS of .694. They score 4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 248 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Houston has a 42-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.30, Brad Peacock has a 3-0 record and a 0.96 WHIP. He has 47 strikeouts over the 31.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 16 hits. He allows 4.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 162 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the Astros bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 260 batters and walked 74 opposing hitters. As a team, Houston allows 7.9 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 3.59. The Astros pitchers as a team have surrendered 473 base knocks and 216 earned runs this season. They have given up 73 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Houston as a staff has walked 180 hitters and struck out 608 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.68.
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 .346, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.6 hits per contest. Carlos Correa comes into this matchup batting .307 with an OBP of .384. He has 65 hits this year along with 40 RBI in 212 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .519 with an OPS+ of 151. Jose Altuve is hitting .326 this season and he has an OBP of .395. He has collected 74 hits in 227 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 154 and a slugging percentage of .515. The Astros as a unit have 577 base hits, including 109 doubles and 94 homers. Houston has walked 195 times this year and they have struck out on 421 occasions. They have had 409 men left on base and have an OPS of .817. They have scored 5.52 runs per game and totaled 331 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Astros MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Angels +146
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