Monday, May 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: J.C. Ramirez vs. Jake Odorizzi
The Los Angeles Angels head to Tropicana Field on Monday, May 22, 2017 to take on the Tampa Bay Rays. The expected starting pitchers are J.C. Ramirez for the Angels and Jake Odorizzi for the Rays.
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The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at +119 and Tampa Bay at -129. The Angels have a 22-22-0 over/under mark and a 23-21-0 run line record. The Rays are 26-19-0 against the run line and have a 28-17-0 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 22-22-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 23-21-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 28-17-0 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 26-19-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
05/21/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 60-day DL (4/10)
05/20/17 DH Albert Pujols Hamstring "?" Sunday 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 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 Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
05/18/17 SS Brad Miller Abdominal 10-day DL (5/16)
05/18/17 P Xavier Cedeno Forearm 60-day DL (4/18)
04/23/17 P Tommy Hunter Calf 10-day DL (4/23)
04/14/17 CF Mallex Smith Hamstring 10-day DL (4/14)
04/03/17 P Brad Boxberge Arm 60-day DL (4/1)
04/01/17 3B Matt Duffy Heel 10-day DL (4/1)
04/01/17 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 60-day DL (3/8)
04/01/17 C Wilson Ramos Knee 60-day DL (4/1)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 22-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher J.C. Ramirez has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 3.97 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 39 strikeouts over his 47.2 innings pitched and he's given up 44 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.26 and they have given up 133 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 161 hitters and walked 45 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.11. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 361 base hits and 185 earned runs. They have allowed 62 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 135 batters and struck out 394. 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 4.19.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .240, good for 21st in the league. The Angels hold a .370 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .343 with an on-base percentage of .456. He has 47 hits this season in 137 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .730 and an OPS+ of 225. 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 104 while his slugging percentage is at .411. The Angels have 367 hits, including 62 doubles and 43 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 145 times so far this season and they have struck out 345 times as a unit. They have left 309 men on base and have a team OPS of .683. They score 4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 180 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 23-22 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.16, Jake Odorizzi has a 3-2 record and a 0.89 WHIP. He has 29 strikeouts over the 37 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 26 hits. He allows 6.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.93 and they have given up 130 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 106 batters and walked 53 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.79. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 360 base knocks and 169 earned runs this season. They have given up 46 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 142 hitters and struck out 332 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.05.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 15th in the league. The Rays hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Steven Souza comes into this matchup batting .255 with an OBP of .359. He has 37 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 145 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .428 with an OPS+ of 120. Corey Dickerson is hitting .343 this season and he has an OBP of .394. He has collected 57 hits in 166 at bats while driving in 22 runs. He has an OPS+ of 184 and a slugging percentage of .639. The Rays as a unit have 388 base hits, including 69 doubles and 62 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 180 times this year and they have struck out on 473 occasions. They have had 340 men left on base and have an OPS of .763. They have scored 4.76 runs per game and totaled 214 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rays -129
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