Sunday, July 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Archer vs. Jesse Chavez
The Tampa Bay Rays head to Angel Stadium on Sunday, July 16, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Angels. The expected starting pitchers are Chris Archer for the Rays and Jesse Chavez for the Angels.
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The odds for this matchup have Tampa Bay at -126 and Los Angeles at +116. The Rays have a 53-37-1 over/under mark and a 48-43-0 run line record. The Angels are 53-38-0 against the run line and have a 43-45-3 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 53-37-1 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 48-43-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 43-45-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 53-38-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
07/07/17 2B Tim Beckham Ankle 10-day DL (07/06)
07/01/17 SS Daniel Robertson Neck 10-day DL (06/26)
06/26/17 P Diego Moreno Shoulder 60-day DL (05/22)
06/23/17 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (06/19)
06/13/17 P Matt Andriese Hip 60-day DL (06/11)
06/09/17 CF Kevin Kiermaier Hip 60-day DL (06/09)
06/09/17 LF Rickie Weeks Jr. Shoulder 10-day DL (06/09)
06/01/17 P Kevin Gadea Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
06/01/17 3B Matt Duffy Achilles 60-day DL (04/02)
06/01/17 P Shawn Tolleson Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
05/18/17 P Xavier Cedeno Forearm 60-day DL (04/18)
04/01/17 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 60-day DL (03/10)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
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)
04/15/17 P Nick Tropeano Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 48-43 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Archer has a 7-5 record with an earned run average of 3.95 and a WHIP of 1.25. He has 147 strikeouts over his 123 innings pitched and he's given up 116 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.33 and they have given up 273 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 257 hitters and walked 122 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.13. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 772 base hits and 374 earned runs. They have allowed 103 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 297 batters and struck out 728. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.22.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .255, good for 14th in the league. The Rays hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Corey Dickerson is hitting .308 with an on-base percentage of .351. He has 107 hits this season in 347 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .542 and an OPS+ of 140. Logan Morrison is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .363. He has totaled 75 hits and he has driven in 57 men in 295 at bats. His OPS+ is 147 while his slugging percentage is at .556. The Rays have 794 hits, including 142 doubles and 134 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 323 times so far this season and they have struck out 882 times as a unit. They have left 633 men on base and have a team OPS of .770. They score 4.73 runs per contest and have scored a total of 430 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 45-48 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.99, Jesse Chavez has a 5-10 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 78 strikeouts over the 101 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 104 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.78 and they have given up 268 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 325 batters and walked 93 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 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 4.17. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 771 base knocks and 383 earned runs this season. They have given up 131 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 278 hitters and struck out 765 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 4.47.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 26th in the league. The Angels hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Yunel Escobar comes into this matchup batting .284 with an OBP of .342. He has 80 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 282 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .411 with an OPS+ of 104. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .289 this season and he has an OBP of .340. He has collected 99 hits in 342 at bats while driving in 39 runs. He has an OPS+ of 110 and a slugging percentage of .439. The Angels as a unit have 749 base hits, including 135 doubles and 95 homers. Los Angeles has walked 287 times this year and they have struck out on 697 occasions. They have had 596 men left on base and have an OPS of .691. They have scored 4.06 runs per game and totaled 378 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rays -126
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