Oakland Athletics at Los Angeles Angels 8/30/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Kendall Graveman vs. Parker Bridwell
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Oakland Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Kendall Graveman for the Athletics and Parker Bridwell for the Angels.
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Oakland opens at +146 while Los Angeles opens at -156. The Athletics have a 69-58-4 over/under record and a 68-63-0 run line mark. The Angels are 72-57-0 against the run line and have a 59-66-4 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 69-58-4 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 68-63-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 59-66-4 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 72-57-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
08/26/17 P Paul Blackburn Wrist 10-day DL (08/23)
07/28/17 C Josh Phegley Oblique 10-day DL (07/25)
07/02/17 CF Dustin Fowler Knee 60-day DL (06/30)
06/10/17 P Andrew Triggs Hip 60-day DL (06/10)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 60-day DL (05/24)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 CF Jake Smolinski Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
08/28/17 CF Mike Trout Neck "?" Tuesday vs. Oakland Athletics
08/22/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 10-day DL (08/18)
08/22/17 P JC Ramirez Elbow 10-day DL (08/20)
08/08/17 3B Yunel Escobar Ribs 10-day DL (08/08)
07/24/17 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 10-day DL (07/24)
07/05/17 P Huston Street Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (07/03)
06/20/17 P Bud Norris Knee 10-day DL (06/19)
06/17/17 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 60-day DL (06/15)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (04/06)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 58-73 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kendall Graveman has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 4.24 and a WHIP of 1.40. He has 51 strikeouts over his 74.1 innings pitched and he's given up 84 hits. He allows 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.59 and they have given up 419 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 429 hitters and walked 165 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.66. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 1,170 base hits and 600 earned runs. They have allowed 164 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 401 batters and struck out 987. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.43.
As a team Oakland is hitting .242, good for 29th in the league. The Athletics hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Khris Davis is hitting .234 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 110 hits this season in 471 at bats with 91 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .516 and an OPS+ of 123. Jed Lowrie is hitting .268 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .345. He has totaled 125 hits and he has driven in 48 men in 467 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .439. The Athletics have 1,067 hits, including 245 doubles and 183 home runs. Oakland has walked 459 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,216 times as a unit. They have left 865 men on base and have a team OPS of .743. They score 4.4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 577 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 67-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.89, Parker Bridwell has a 7-2 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 52 strikeouts over the 84 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 79 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 390 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 465 batters and walked 131 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,111 base knocks and 536 earned runs this season. They have given up 181 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 385 hitters and struck out 1,070 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 4.38.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 27th in the league. The Angels hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Andrelton Simmons comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .340. He has 140 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 486 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .447 with an OPS+ of 111. Mike Trout is hitting .318 this season and he has an OBP of .452. He has collected 97 hits in 305 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 193 and a slugging percentage of .646. The Angels as a unit have 1,076 base hits, including 197 doubles and 147 homers. Los Angeles has walked 417 times this year and they have struck out on 959 occasions. They have had 848 men left on base and have an OPS of .708. They have scored 4.29 runs per game and totaled 566 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Athletics +146 and under 9 total runs
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