Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics 9/6/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Skaggs vs. Sean Manaea
The Los Angeles Angels head to O.co Coliseum on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 to take on the Oakland Athletics. The expected starting pitchers are Tyler Skaggs for the Angels and Sean Manaea for the Athletics.
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The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -123 and Oakland at +113. The Angels have a 66-67-4 over/under mark and a 72-65-0 run line record. The Athletics are 70-67-0 against the run line and have a 74-59-4 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 66-67-4 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 72-65-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 74-59-4 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 70-67-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
08/22/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 60-day DL (08/18)
08/22/17 P JC Ramirez Elbow 60-day DL (08/20)
08/08/17 3B Yunel Escobar Ribs 10-day DL (08/08)
07/24/17 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 60-day DL (07/24)
07/05/17 P Huston Street Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (07/03)
06/20/17 P Bud Norris Knee 10-day DL (06/19)
06/17/17 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 60-day DL (06/15)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (04/06)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
08/26/17 P Paul Blackburn Wrist 10-day DL (08/23)
07/02/17 CF Dustin Fowler Knee 60-day DL (06/30)
06/10/17 P Andrew Triggs Hip 60-day DL (06/10)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 60-day DL (05/24)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 71-67 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs has a 1-4 record with an earned run average of 4.89 and a WHIP of 1.46. He has 51 strikeouts over his 57 innings pitched and he's given up 61 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 418 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 497 hitters and walked 147 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.2. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 1,172 base hits and 574 earned runs. They have allowed 195 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 416 batters and struck out 1,123. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.48.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .246, good for 25th in the league. The Angels hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .339. He has 147 hits this season in 509 at bats with 64 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .446 and an OPS+ of 111. Mike Trout is hitting .329 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .464. He has totaled 107 hits and he has driven in 61 men in 325 at bats. His OPS+ is 201 while his slugging percentage is at .662. The Angels have 1,144 hits, including 212 doubles and 158 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 450 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,001 times as a unit. They have left 900 men on base and have a team OPS of .718. They score 4.47 runs per contest and have scored a total of 617 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 58-79 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.52, Sean Manaea has a 9-9 record and a 1.38 WHIP. He has 120 strikeouts over the 137.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 142 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.69 and they have given up 448 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 449 batters and walked 174 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,238 base knocks and 646 earned runs this season. They have given up 182 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 428 hitters and struck out 1,025 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.59.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 28th in the league. The Athletics hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Khris Davis comes into this matchup batting .234 with an OBP of .323. He has 116 hits this year along with 95 RBI in 495 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .513 with an OPS+ of 122. Jed Lowrie is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 133 hits in 486 at bats while driving in 50 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .440. The Athletics as a unit have 1,125 base hits, including 254 doubles and 193 homers. Oakland has walked 478 times this year and they have struck out on 1,270 occasions. They have had 904 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 4.42 runs per game and totaled 606 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Angels -123
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