Sunday, April 30, 2017
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: J.C. Ramirez vs. Martin Perez
The Los Angeles Angels head to Globe Life Park on Sunday, April 30, 2017 to take on the Texas Rangers. The expected starting pitchers are J.C. Ramirez for the Angels and Martin Perez for the Rangers.
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The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at +108 and Texas at -118. The Angels have a 9-15-0 over/under mark and a 12-12-0 run line record. The Rangers are 13-10-0 against the run line and have a 9-14-0 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 9-15-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 12-12-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 9-14-0 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 13-10-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
04/29/17 1B C.J. Cron Foot injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Texas Rangers
04/28/17 P Tyler Skaggs Side left last game, "?" next start
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)
04/03/17 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 13-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher J.C. Ramirez has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 4.43 and a WHIP of 1.16. He has 22 strikeouts over his 22.1 innings pitched and he's given up 19 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.17 and they have given up 75 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 91 hitters and walked 23 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.93. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 197 base hits and 98 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 216. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 4.11.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .240, good for 21st in the league. The Angels hold a .358 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .355 with an on-base percentage of .425. He has 33 hits this season in 93 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .710 and an OPS+ of 220. Yunel Escobar is hitting .235 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .286. He has totaled 23 hits and he has driven in 7 men in 98 at bats. His OPS+ is 79 while his slugging percentage is at .337. The Angels have 202 hits, including 33 doubles and 21 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 69 times so far this season and they have struck out 191 times as a unit. They have left 165 men on base and have a team OPS of .664. They score 3.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 91 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 10-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.81, Martin Perez has a 1-3 record and a 1.77 WHIP. He has 19 strikeouts over the 26 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 31 hits. He allows 10.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.90 and they have given up 78 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 63 batters and walked 22 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.92. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 187 base knocks and 90 earned runs this season. They have given up 28 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 80 hitters and struck out 162 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.46.
As a team, they are batting .219, good for 27th in the league. The Rangers hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.2 hits per contest. Nomar Mazara comes into this matchup batting .236 with an OBP of .284. He has 21 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 89 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .404 with an OPS+ of 88. Rougned Odor is hitting .191 this season and he has an OBP of .242. He has collected 17 hits in 89 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 61 and a slugging percentage of .348. The Rangers as a unit have 166 base hits, including 27 doubles and 31 homers. Texas has walked 72 times this year and they have struck out on 186 occasions. They have had 125 men left on base and have an OPS of .684. They have scored 4.61 runs per game and totaled 106 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Angels +108
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