Sunday, May 28, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Shoemaker vs. Jose Urena
The Los Angeles Angels visit Marlins Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Matt Shoemaker for the Angels and Jose Urena for the Marlins.
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The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -139 and Miami at +129. The Angels have a 23-25-1 over/under record and a 26-23-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 18-28-0 against the run line and have a 27-16-3 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 23-25-1 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 26-23-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 27-16-3 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 18-28-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
05/26/17 LF Cameron Maybin Knee "?" Saturday vs. Miami Marlins
05/24/17 P Alex Meyer Back 10-day DL (5/24)
05/21/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 60-day DL (4/10)
05/14/17 3B Yunel Escobar Hamstring 10-day DL (5/15)
04/29/17 P Tyler Skaggs Side 10-day DL (4/29)
04/23/17 P Cam Bedrosia Groin 10-day DL (4/22)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (4/06)
04/17/17 P Huston Street Trapezius 60-day DL (3/30)
04/15/17 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
04/15/17 P Nick Tropeano Elbow 60-day DL (4/01)
04/15/17 P Vicente Campos Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
05/23/17 P David Phelps Personal out indefinitely
05/19/17 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 10-day DL (5/18)
05/17/17 P Junichi Tazawa Ribs 10-day DL (5/16)
05/11/17 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Oblique 10-day DL (5/10)
05/09/17 SS Miguel Rojas Thumb 60-day DL (5/8)
05/08/17 3B Martin Prado Hamstring 10-day DL (5/8)
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (5/2)
04/02/17 P Odrisamer Despaigne Oblique 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Jeff Locke Bicep 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 25-26 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 3.97 and a WHIP of 1.25. He has 55 strikeouts over his 56.2 innings pitched and he's given up 48 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 143 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the bullpen and they've struck out 185 hitters and walked 54 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 408 base hits and 207 earned runs. They have allowed 73 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 153 batters and struck out 444. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 4.26.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .238, good for 25th in the league. The Angels hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Yunel Escobar is hitting .266 with an on-base percentage of .318. He has 42 hits this season in 158 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .405 and an OPS+ of 100. Mike Trout is hitting .338 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .460. He has totaled 53 hits and he has driven in 35 men in 157 at bats. His OPS+ is 226 while his slugging percentage is at .739. The Angels have 411 hits, including 77 doubles and 53 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 173 times so far this season and they have struck out 388 times as a unit. They have left 350 men on base and have a team OPS of .694. They score 4.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 206 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 17-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.08, Jose Urena has a 2-2 record and a 1.21 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 38 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 35 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 169 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 156 batters and walked 83 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 387 base knocks and 218 earned runs this season. They have given up 57 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 199 hitters and struck out 352 batters. They give up a walk 4.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.76.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 9th in the league. The Marlins hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Marcell Ozuna comes into this matchup batting .301 with an OBP of .378. He has 52 hits this year along with 33 RBI in 173 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .538 with an OPS+ of 145. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .342. He has collected 50 hits in 180 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .539. The Marlins as a unit have 419 base hits, including 64 doubles and 54 homers. Miami has walked 124 times this year and they have struck out on 362 occasions. They have had 322 men left on base and have an OPS of .732. They have scored 4.3 runs per game and totaled 198 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels -139
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