Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Angels 6/18/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, June 18, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Greinke vs. Jaime Barria
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Angels on Monday, June 18, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks and Jaime Barria for the Angels.
Arizona opens at +106 while Los Angeles opens at -116. The Diamondbacks have a 34-33-3 over/under record and a 38-32-0 run line mark. The Angels are 31-38-0 against the run line and have a 35-31-3 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 34-33-3 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 38-32-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 35-31-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 31-38-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
06/01/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
05/23/18 RF Steven Souza Jr. Pectoral 10-day DL (05/22)
05/21/18 P Randall Delgado Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
05/15/18 CF A.J. Pollock Thumb 10-day DL (05/15)
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
04/30/18 P Robbie Ray Oblique 10-day DL (04/30)
03/26/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (02/19)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
06/16/18 P Garrett Richards Hamstring 10-day DL (06/14)
06/16/18 SS Zack Cozart Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
06/16/18 P Jim Johnson Back 10-day DL (06/12)
06/15/18 P Nick Tropeano Shoulder 10-day DL (06/12)
06/13/18 1B Jefry Marte Wrist 10-day DL (06/12)
06/08/18 3B Kaleb Cowart Ankle 10-day DL (06/07)
06/08/18 DH Shohei Ohtani Elbow 10-day DL (06/07)
06/02/18 RF Kole Calhoun Oblique 10-day DL (06/01)
05/21/18 P Keynan Middleton Elbow 60-day DL (05/21)
05/21/18 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 60-day DL (04/01)
05/21/18 C Rene Rivera Knee 10-day DL (05/17)
05/15/18 P Sean Isaac Elbow 10-day DL (05/14)
05/05/18 P JC Ramirez Elbow 60-day DL (04/09)
04/24/18 P Blake Wood Elbow 60-day DL (04/23)
03/26/18 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 60-day DL (02/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 39-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Greinke has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 3.87 and a WHIP of 1.15 this year. He has 90 strikeouts over his 83.2 innings pitched and he's given up 79 hits. He's allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.45 and they have given up 180 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .210 against the bullpen and they've struck out 205 hitters and walked 78 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.52. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 547 base hits and 246 earned runs. They have allowed 81 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 212 batters and struck out 610. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.94.
As a team Arizona is hitting .227, good for 28th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. David Peralta is hitting .279 with an on-base percentage of .342. He has 69 hits this season in 247 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .506 and an OPS+ of 121. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .261 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 67 hits and he has driven in 35 men in 257 at bats. His OPS+ is 130 while his slugging percentage is at .514. The Diamondbacks have 525 hits, including 100 doubles and 82 home runs. Arizona has walked 251 times so far this season and they have struck out 648 times as a unit. They have left 441 men on base and have a team OPS of .707. They score 4.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 309 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 38-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.61, Jaime Barria has a 5-2 record and a 1.11 WHIP this season. He has 32 strikeouts over the 41.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 37 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 257 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 271 batters and walked 111 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.74. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 589 base knocks and 265 earned runs this season. They have given up 85 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 248 hitters and struck out 645 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.08.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 13th in the league. The Angels hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Justin Upton comes into this matchup batting .254 with an OBP of .339. He has 65 hits this year along with 40 RBI in 256 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .461 with an OPS+ of 122. Mike Trout is hitting .323 this season and he has an OBP of .450. He has collected 81 hits in 251 at bats while driving in 46 runs. He has an OPS+ of 212 and a slugging percentage of .685. The Angels as a unit have 600 base hits, including 110 doubles and 96 homers. Los Angeles has walked 242 times this year and they have struck out on 543 occasions. They have had 487 men left on base and have an OPS of .742. They have scored 4.55 runs per game and totaled 323 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels -116
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