Sunday, May 21, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jesse Chavez vs. Tommy Milone
The Los Angeles Angels visit Citi Field on Sunday, May 21, 2017 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Jesse Chavez for the Angels and Tommy Milone for the Mets.
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The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -107 and New York at -103. The Angels have a 21-22-0 over/under record and a 23-20-0 run line mark. The Mets are 15-25-0 against the run line and have a 25-9-6 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 21-22-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 23-20-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 25-9-6 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 15-25-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
05/19/17 DH Albert Pujols Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. New York Mets
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 Bailey Shoulder 10-day DL (4/10)
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 New York Mets Injuries
05/16/17 SS Asdrubal Cabrera Thumb 10-day DL (5/14)
05/12/17 P Jeurys Familia Shoulder 60-day DL (5/11)
05/06/17 C Travis d'Arnaud Wrist 10-day DL (5/3)
05/01/17 P Noah Syndergaard Back 60-day DL (5/1)
04/28/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Hamstring 10-day DL (4/27)
04/01/17 P Seth Lugo Arm 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 LF Brandon Nimmo Hamstring 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/30/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 22-22 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jesse Chavez has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 4.22 and a WHIP of 1.22. He has 40 strikeouts over his 49 innings pitched and he's given up 44 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.32 and they have given up 129 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 157 hitters and walked 43 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8 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 4.1. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 354 base hits and 181 earned runs. They have allowed 62 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 129 batters and struck out 383. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 4.21.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .240, good for 21st in the league. The Angels hold a .373 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .348 with an on-base percentage of .458. He has 47 hits this season in 135 at bats with 30 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .741 and an OPS+ of 229. Yunel Escobar is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .324. He has totaled 43 hits and he has driven in 17 men in 158 at bats. His OPS+ is 105 while his slugging percentage is at .411. The Angels have 359 hits, including 62 doubles and 43 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 137 times so far this season and they have struck out 337 times as a unit. They have left 299 men on base and have a team OPS of .684. They score 3.98 runs per contest and have scored a total of 175 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 17-23 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.25, Tommy Milone has a 1-1 record and a 1.52 WHIP. He has 25 strikeouts over the 31.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 41 hits. He allows 11.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.05 and they have given up 156 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 151 batters and walked 62 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 387 base knocks and 203 earned runs this season. They have given up 57 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 146 hitters and struck out 366 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.40.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 24th in the league. The Mets hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Jay Bruce comes into this matchup batting .252 with an OBP of .331. He has 38 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 151 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .510 with an OPS+ of 120. Michael Conforto is hitting .319 this season and he has an OBP of .403. He has collected 38 hits in 119 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 178 and a slugging percentage of .664. The Mets as a unit have 329 base hits, including 74 doubles and 55 homers. New York has walked 144 times this year and they have struck out on 302 occasions. They have had 265 men left on base and have an OPS of .731. They have scored 4.95 runs per game and totaled 198 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels -107
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