Los Angeles Angels at Toronto Blue Jays 7/29/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, July 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Yusmeiro Petit vs. Francisco Liriano
The Los Angeles Angels visit Rogers Centre on Saturday, July 29, 2017 to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The probable starters are Yusmeiro Petit for the Angels and Francisco Liriano for the Blue Jays.
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The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at +125 and Toronto at -135. The Angels have a 49-49-4 over/under record and a 58-44-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 44-58-0 against the run line and have a 47-49-6 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 47-49-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 44-58-0 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 49-54 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yusmeiro Petit has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 2.70 and a WHIP of 0.97. He has 59 strikeouts over his 56.2 innings pitched and he's given up 43 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 299 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 355 hitters and walked 105 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.21. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 863 base hits and 428 earned runs. They have allowed 143 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 309 batters and struck out 841. 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 .241, good for 27th in the league. The Angels hold a .385 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 .327 with an on-base percentage of .447. He has 67 hits this season in 205 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .698 and an OPS+ of 206. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .351. He has totaled 113 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 377 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .454. The Angels have 832 hits, including 150 doubles and 110 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 313 times so far this season and they have struck out 771 times as a unit. They have left 657 men on base and have a team OPS of .696. They score 4.07 runs per contest and have scored a total of 419 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 48-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.99, Francisco Liriano has a 6-5 record and a 1.67 WHIP. He has 70 strikeouts over the 76.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 86 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.12 and they have given up 320 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 415 batters and walked 141 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 902 base knocks and 459 earned runs this season. They have given up 128 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 366 hitters and struck out 891 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 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 4.31.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 26th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, 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 95 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 390 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .397 with an OPS+ of 81. Justin Smoak is hitting .297 this season and he has an OBP of .377. He has collected 103 hits in 347 at bats while driving in 68 runs. He has an OPS+ of 150 and a slugging percentage of .588. The Blue Jays as a unit have 829 base hits, including 159 doubles and 134 homers. Toronto has walked 346 times this year and they have struck out on 813 occasions. They have had 677 men left on base and have an OPS of .721. They have scored 4.12 runs per game and totaled 420 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Angels +125
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