Los Angeles Angels at Toronto Blue Jays 7/28/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, July 28, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Parker Bridwell vs. J.A. Happ
Rogers Centre is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Angels and the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, July 28, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Parker Bridwell for the Angels and J.A. Happ for the Blue Jays.
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Los Angeles opens at +115 while Toronto opens at -125. The Angels have a 49-49-4 over/under record and a 58-44-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 43-58-0 against the run line and have a 46-49-6 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 49-49-4 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 58-44-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 46-49-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 43-58-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
07/24/17 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 10-day DL (07/24)
07/19/17 LF Cameron Maybin Knee 10-day DL (07/19)
07/05/17 P Huston Street Groin 10-day DL (07/05)
06/20/17 P Bud Norris Knee 10-day DL (06/19)
06/17/17 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 10-day DL (06/15)
05/21/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 60-day DL (04/10)
04/29/17 P Tyler Skaggs Oblique 60-day DL (04/29)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (04/06)
04/15/17 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
07/22/17 P Aaron Sanchez Blister 10-day DL (07/22)
07/21/17 P Mike Bolsinger Knee 10-day DL (07/19)
07/05/17 C Luke Maile Knee 10-day DL (07/04)
07/01/17 2B Devon Travis Knee 60-day DL (06/06)
06/16/17 3B Chris Coghlan Wrist 10-day DL (06/16)
06/06/17 P J.P. Howell Shoulder 10-day DL (06/05)
05/24/17 LF Anthony Alford Wrist 10-day DL (05/24)
05/20/17 CF Darrell Ceciliani Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
04/09/17 P Bo Schultz Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/03/17 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 49-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Parker Bridwell has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 3.09 and a WHIP of 1.29. He has 30 strikeouts over his 46.2 innings pitched and he's given up 48 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.70 and they have given up 291 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 352 hitters and walked 103 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 858 base hits and 426 earned runs. They have allowed 142 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 303 batters and struck out 835. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.45.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .242, good for 26th in the league. The Angels hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .333 with an on-base percentage of .454. He has 67 hits this season in 201 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .711 and an OPS+ of 212. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 112 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 373 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .456. The Angels have 825 hits, including 148 doubles and 110 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 312 times so far this season and they have struck out 763 times as a unit. They have left 652 men on base and have a team OPS of .697. They score 4.1 runs per contest and have scored a total of 418 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 47-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.13, J.A. Happ has a 3-7 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 65 strikeouts over the 72 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 76 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.20 and they have given up 317 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 405 batters and walked 138 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.5. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 893 base knocks and 455 earned runs this season. They have given up 128 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 358 hitters and struck out 882 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.32.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 27th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .244 with an OBP of .294. He has 94 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 386 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .396 with an OPS+ of 80. Justin Smoak is hitting .297 this season and he has an OBP of .377. He has collected 102 hits in 343 at bats while driving in 67 runs. He has an OPS+ of 151 and a slugging percentage of .592. The Blue Jays as a unit have 819 base hits, including 156 doubles and 130 homers. Toronto has walked 342 times this year and they have struck out on 802 occasions. They have had 672 men left on base and have an OPS of .718. They have scored 4.08 runs per game and totaled 412 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels +115
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