Saturday, April 29, 2017
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jesse Chavez vs. Yu Darvish
Globe Life Park is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Angels and the Texas Rangers on Saturday, April 29, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Jesse Chavez for the Angels and Yu Darvish for the Rangers.
Los Angeles opens at +165 while Texas opens at -175. The Angels have a 8-15-0 over/under record and a 11-12-0 run line mark. The Rangers are 13-9-0 against the run line and have a 9-13-0 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 8-15-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 11-12-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 9-13-0 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 13-9-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
04/23/17 P Cam Bedrosia Groin 10-day DL (4/22)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (04/06)
04/17/17 P Huston Street Trapezius 60-day DL (03/30)
04/15/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 10-day DL (04/10)
04/15/17 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/15/17 3B Luis Valbuena Hamstring 10-day DL (03/30)
04/15/17 P Nick Tropeano Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
04/15/17 P Vicente Campos Forearm 10-day DL (03/30)
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
04/22/17 P A.J. Griffin Ankle 10-day DL (4/18)
04/17/17 P Sam Dyson Hand 10-day DL (04/16)
04/03/17 SS Hanser Alberto Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Tyson Ross Undisclosed 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 3B Adrian Beltre Calf 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Chi Chi Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL
04/01/17 P Tanner Schepper Abdominal 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 C Brett Nicholas Knee 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Jake Diekman Intestinal 60-day DL (2/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 12-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jesse Chavez has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 4.13 and a WHIP of 1.38. He has 23 strikeouts over his 24 innings pitched and he's given up 24 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.15 and they have given up 72 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 86 hitters and walked 23 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.97. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 190 base hits and 95 earned runs. They have allowed 35 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 69 batters and struck out 205. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 4.23.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .238, good for 20th in the league. The Angels hold a .351 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .337 with an on-base percentage of .406. He has 30 hits this season in 89 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .674 and an OPS+ of 207. Yunel Escobar is hitting .237 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .290. He has totaled 22 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 93 at bats. His OPS+ is 75 while his slugging percentage is at .312. The Angels have 192 hits, including 33 doubles and 18 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 66 times so far this season and they have struck out 184 times as a unit. They have left 158 men on base and have a team OPS of .656. They score 3.54 runs per contest and have scored a total of 85 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 10-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.03, Yu Darvish has a 2-2 record and a 1.04 WHIP. He has 31 strikeouts over the 32.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 21 hits. He allows 5.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.72 and they have given up 73 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 63 batters and walked 19 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 176 base knocks and 82 earned runs this season. They have given up 25 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 77 hitters and struck out 155 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.32.
As a team, they are batting .219, good for 28th in the league. The Rangers hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.2 hits per contest. Nomar Mazara comes into this matchup batting .247 with an OBP of .297. He has 21 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 85 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .424 with an OPS+ of 98. Rougned Odor is hitting .200 this season and he has an OBP of .253. He has collected 17 hits in 85 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 69 and a slugging percentage of .365. The Rangers as a unit have 159 base hits, including 25 doubles and 31 homers. Texas has walked 72 times this year and they have struck out on 175 occasions. They have had 122 men left on base and have an OPS of .693. They have scored 4.68 runs per game and totaled 103 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rangers -175
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