Philadelphia Phillies at Los Angeles Angels 8/2/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Thompson vs. J.C. Ramirez
The Philadelphia Phillies head to Angel Stadium on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Angels. The expected starting pitchers are Jake Thompson for the Phillies and J.C. Ramirez for the Angels.
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The odds for this matchup have Philadelphia at +172 and Los Angeles at -182. The Phillies have a 47-49-7 over/under mark and a 54-49-0 run line record. The Angels are 59-46-0 against the run line and have a 50-51-4 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 47-49-7 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 54-49-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 50-51-4 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 59-46-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
06/23/17 P Casey Fien Shoulder 60-day DL (06/23)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
07/30/17 RF Kole Calhoun Hamstring left last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Philadelphia
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 39-64 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jake Thompson has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 4.50 and a WHIP of 1.70. He has 8 strikeouts over his 10 innings pitched and he's given up 11 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 348 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen and they've struck out 324 hitters and walked 143 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 938 base hits and 464 earned runs. They have allowed 142 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 334 batters and struck out 801. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.62.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .248, good for 22nd in the league. The Phillies hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Odubel Herrera is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .321. He has 107 hits this season in 385 at bats with 41 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .452 and an OPS+ of 102. Freddy Galvis is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .304. He has totaled 98 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 387 at bats. His OPS+ is 89 while his slugging percentage is at .419. The Phillies have 872 hits, including 186 doubles and 109 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 315 times so far this season and they have struck out 897 times as a unit. They have left 688 men on base and have a team OPS of .721. They score 4.09 runs per contest and have scored a total of 421 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 51-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.29, J.C. Ramirez has a 9-9 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 96 strikeouts over the 121.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 123 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.06 and they have given up 312 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 362 batters and walked 112 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 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 889 base knocks and 445 earned runs this season. They have given up 148 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 319 hitters and struck out 859 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.48.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 26th in the league. The Angels hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .332 with an OBP of .452. He has 72 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 217 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .682 with an OPS+ of 204. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .302 this season and he has an OBP of .351. He has collected 118 hits in 391 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .460. The Angels as a unit have 864 base hits, including 157 doubles and 113 homers. Los Angeles has walked 323 times this year and they have struck out on 790 occasions. They have had 676 men left on base and have an OPS of .700. They have scored 4.17 runs per game and totaled 442 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Phillies +172
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