Baltimore Orioles at Los Angeles Angels 5/1/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Alex Cobb vs. Nick Tropeano
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Alex Cobb for the Orioles and Nick Tropeano for the Angels.
Baltimore opens at +157 while Los Angeles opens at -167. The Orioles have a 13-15-0 over/under record and a 10-18-0 run line mark. The Angels are 9-18-0 against the run line and have a 15-12-0 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 13-15-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 10-18-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 15-12-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 9-18-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/26/18 SS Tim Beckham Groin 10-day DL (04/24)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
04/14/18 2B Jonathan Schoop Side 10-day DL (04/14)
04/07/18 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (04/07)
03/29/18 DH Mark Trumbo Quad 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Zach Britton Achilles 60-day DL (02/15)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
04/29/18 DH Shohei Ohtani Ankle is out indefinitely
04/24/18 P Blake Wood Elbow 10-day DL (04/23)
04/09/18 P JC Ramirez Elbow 10-day DL (04/09)
04/04/18 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 10-day DL (04/01)
03/26/18 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 60-day DL (02/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 8-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Alex Cobb has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 13.11 and a WHIP of 2.83 this year. He has 4 strikeouts over his 11.2 innings pitched and he's given up 30 hits. He's allowed 23.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.27 and they have given up 99 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 102 hitters and walked 42 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.89. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 276 base hits and 137 earned runs. They have allowed 39 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 96 batters and struck out 232. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.48 and their FIP as a unit is 4.68.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .224, good for 27th in the league. The Orioles hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .239 with an on-base percentage of .248. He has 28 hits this season in 117 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .410 and an OPS+ of 79. Manny Machado is hitting .361 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .448. He has totaled 39 hits and he has driven in 22 men in 108 at bats. His OPS+ is 207 while his slugging percentage is at .676. The Orioles have 215 hits, including 48 doubles and 32 home runs. Baltimore has walked 87 times so far this season and they have struck out 274 times as a unit. They have left 191 men on base and have a team OPS of .673. They score 3.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 98 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 16-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.67, Nick Tropeano has a 1-2 record and a 1.39 WHIP this season. He has 15 strikeouts over the 17.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 17 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.12 and they have given up 115 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 124 batters and walked 50 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.13. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 239 base knocks and 118 earned runs this season. They have given up 40 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 114 hitters and struck out 268 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.57.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 13th in the league. The Angels hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .408. He has 30 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 103 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .631 with an OPS+ of 183. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .312 this season and he has an OBP of .385. He has collected 29 hits in 93 at bats while driving in 15 runs. He has an OPS+ of 137 and a slugging percentage of .473. The Angels as a unit have 240 base hits, including 35 doubles and 38 homers. Los Angeles has walked 77 times this year and they have struck out on 216 occasions. They have had 183 men left on base and have an OPS of .715. They have scored 4.64 runs per game and totaled 130 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels -167
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