Los Angeles Angels at Toronto Blue Jays 7/30/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jesse Chavez vs. Cesar Valdez
The Los Angeles Angels visit Rogers Centre on Sunday, July 30, 2017 to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The probable starters are Jesse Chavez for the Angels and Cesar Valdez for the Blue Jays.
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The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at +114 and Toronto at -124. The Angels have a 50-49-4 over/under record and a 59-44-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 44-59-0 against the run line and have a 47-50-6 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 50-49-4 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 59-44-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 47-50-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 44-59-0 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
07/28/17 SS Troy Tulowitzki Ankle left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Los Angeles Angels
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 50-54 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jesse Chavez has a 5-10 record with an earned run average of 5.35 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 86 strikeouts over his 109.1 innings pitched and he's given up 117 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 302 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 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 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.18. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 869 base hits and 430 earned runs. They have allowed 144 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 310 batters and struck out 845. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 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 .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .325 with an on-base percentage of .446. He has 68 hits this season in 209 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .689 and an OPS+ of 204. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .301 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 115 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 382 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .461. The Angels have 843 hits, including 154 doubles and 111 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 317 times so far this season and they have struck out 777 times as a unit. They have left 665 men on base and have a team OPS of .698. They score 4.1 runs per contest and have scored a total of 426 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 48-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.97, Cesar Valdez has a 1-0 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 18 strikeouts over the 25.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 28 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 326 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 416 batters and walked 141 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 913 base knocks and 466 earned runs this season. They have given up 129 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 370 hitters and struck out 897 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 .240, good for 27th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .405 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 .242 with an OBP of .291. He has 95 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 393 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .394 with an OPS+ of 79. Justin Smoak is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 105 hits in 351 at bats while driving in 69 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .595. The Blue Jays as a unit have 835 base hits, including 161 doubles and 135 homers. Toronto has walked 347 times this year and they have struck out on 817 occasions. They have had 682 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They have scored 4.1 runs per game and totaled 422 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Angels +114
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