Monday, July 3, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Alex Meyer vs. Adalberto Mejia
The Los Angeles Angels head to Target Field on Monday, July 3, 2017 to take on the Minnesota Twins. The expected starting pitchers are Alex Meyer for the Angels and Adalberto Mejia for the Twins.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at +110 and Minnesota at -120. The Angels have a 41-41-1 over/under mark and a 50-33-0 run line record. The Twins are 41-39-0 against the run line and have a 35-40-5 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 41-41-1 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 50-33-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 35-40-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 41-39-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
06/20/17 P Bud Norris Knee 10-day DL (06/19)
06/17/17 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 10-day DL (06/15)
05/29/17 CF Mike Trout Thumb 10-day DL (05/29)
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)
04/15/17 P Nick Tropeano Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
06/29/17 P Craig Breslow Ribs 10-day DL (06/28)
06/23/17 SS Ehire Adrianza Abdominal 10-day DL (06/23)
05/28/17 P Justin Haley Shoulder 10-day DL (05/28)
05/28/17 P Ryan O'Rourke Forearm 60-day DL (03/30)
05/21/17 P Phil Hughes Bicep 10-day DL (05/22)
03/31/17 P Glen Perkins Shoulder 60-day DL (04/02)
03/11/17 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/22)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 43-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Alex Meyer has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 3.74 and a WHIP of 1.41. He has 62 strikeouts over his 55.1 innings pitched and he's given up 41 hits. He allows 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 241 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 303 hitters and walked 82 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.11. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 705 base hits and 346 earned runs. They have allowed 121 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 245 batters and struck out 709. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.42.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .243, good for 24th in the league. The Angels hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .281 with an on-base percentage of .335. He has 88 hits this season in 313 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .431 and an OPS+ of 106. Yunel Escobar is hitting .289 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .350. He has totaled 73 hits and he has driven in 23 men in 253 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .415. The Angels have 695 hits, including 127 doubles and 87 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 268 times so far this season and they have struck out 646 times as a unit. They have left 554 men on base and have a team OPS of .698. They score 4.21 runs per contest and have scored a total of 358 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 41-39 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.38, Adalberto Mejia has a 3-3 record and a 1.52 WHIP. He has 43 strikeouts over the 51.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 50 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.95 and they have given up 306 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 224 batters and walked 105 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.86. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 749 base knocks and 386 earned runs this season. They have given up 122 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 274 hitters and struck out 555 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 5.10.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 20th in the league. The Twins hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Joe Mauer comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .361. He has 76 hits this year along with 31 RBI in 264 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .398 with an OPS+ of 102. Miguel Sano is hitting .268 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 72 hits in 269 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .546. The Twins as a unit have 689 base hits, including 142 doubles and 96 homers. Minnesota has walked 300 times this year and they have struck out on 671 occasions. They have had 577 men left on base and have an OPS of .739. They have scored 4.56 runs per game and totaled 365 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Angels +110
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