Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels 8/22/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Tyson Ross vs. Ricky Nolasco
The Texas Rangers visit Angel Stadium on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 to play the Los Angeles Angels. The probable starters are Tyson Ross for the Rangers and Ricky Nolasco for the Angels.
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The opening line for this matchup has Texas at +130 and Los Angeles at -140. The Rangers have a 54-66-3 over/under record and a 69-54-0 run line mark. The Angels are 69-53-0 against the run line and have a 57-61-4 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 54-66-3 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 69-54-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 57-61-4 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 69-53-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
08/20/17 P Cole Hamels Knee left last game, is upgraded to expected to start Monday vs. Los Angeles Angels
08/20/17 3B Joey Gallo Nose left last game, is downgraded to not expected to be in the starting lineup Monday vs. LA Angels
08/19/17 CF Carlos Gomez Illness 10-day DL (08/16)
04/03/17 SS Hanser Alberto Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Jake Diekman Abdominal 60-day DL (02/14)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
08/20/17 LF Cameron Maybin Knee "?" Monday vs. Texas Rangers
08/20/17 P JC Ramirez Forearm is downgraded to not expected to make next schedued start
08/19/17 P Ricky Nolasco Cramps left last game, is upgraded to expected to make next scheduled start
08/18/17 P Tyler Skaggs Personal out indefinitely
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 10-day DL (06/15)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (04/06)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 61-62 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyson Ross has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 7.02 and a WHIP of 1.65. He has 31 strikeouts over his 42.1 innings pitched and he's given up 39 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.32 and they have given up 388 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen and they've struck out 371 hitters and walked 165 batters. As a team, Texas allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.44. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 1,075 base hits and 539 earned runs. They have allowed 164 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 421 batters and struck out 864. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.80.
As a team Texas is hitting .246, good for 25th in the league. The Rangers hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Nomar Mazara is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .339. He has 109 hits this season in 418 at bats with 83 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .438 and an OPS+ of 102. Elvis Andrus is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .338. He has totaled 145 hits and he has driven in 65 men in 490 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .473. The Rangers have 1,012 hits, including 185 doubles and 194 home runs. Texas has walked 423 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,115 times as a unit. They have left 762 men on base and have a team OPS of .763. They score 5.11 runs per contest and have scored a total of 628 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 64-60 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.16, Ricky Nolasco has a 6-12 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 114 strikeouts over the 139.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 160 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 367 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 430 batters and walked 124 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.13. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,048 base knocks and 506 earned runs this season. They have given up 170 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 365 hitters and struck out 993 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.42.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 27th in the league. The Angels hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .333 with an OBP of .457. He has 94 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 282 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .688 with an OPS+ of 206. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .292 this season and he has an OBP of .345. He has collected 133 hits in 455 at bats while driving in 57 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .451. The Angels as a unit have 1,009 base hits, including 184 doubles and 141 homers. Los Angeles has walked 390 times this year and they have struck out on 902 occasions. They have had 789 men left on base and have an OPS of .709. They have scored 4.29 runs per game and totaled 532 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Angels -140 and over 9.5 total runs
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