Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Angels 8/27/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, August 27, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Gray vs. Odrisamer Despaigne
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the Los Angeles Angels on Monday, August 27, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Jon Gray for the Rockies and Odrisamer Despaigne for the Angels.
Colorado opens at -188 while Los Angeles opens at +177. The Rockies have a 54-67-8 over/under record and a 68-61-0 run line mark. The Angels are 55-75-0 against the run line and have a 61-65-4 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 54-67-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 68-61-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 61-65-4 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 55-75-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
07/08/18 P Mike Dunn Undisclosed 60-day DL (07/07)
04/24/18 P Carlos Estevez Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rayan Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/12)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
08/21/18 LF Justin Upton Finger 10-day DL (08/19)
08/15/18 LF Chris Young Hamstring 60-day DL
08/13/18 P Tyler Skaggs Groin 10-day DL (08/12)
08/07/18 P Nick Tropeano Shoulder 10-day DL (08/07)
07/12/18 P Garrett Richards Forearm 60-day DL (07/11)
06/27/18 P John Lamb Elbow 60-day DL (06/27)
05/21/18 P Keynan Middleton Elbow 60-day DL (05/21)
05/21/18 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 60-day DL (04/01)
05/15/18 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 Rockies have a 71-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jon Gray has a 10-7 record with an earned run average of 4.67 and a WHIP of 1.27 this year. He has 162 strikeouts over his 140.2 innings pitched and he's given up 140 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.95 and they have given up 389 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 401 hitters and walked 178 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,096 base hits and 578 earned runs. They have allowed 147 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 433 batters and struck out 1,103. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.14.
As a team Colorado is hitting .256, good for 8th in the league. The Rockies hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Nolan Arenado is hitting .311 with an on-base percentage of .394. He has 143 hits this season in 460 at bats with 90 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .580 and an OPS+ of 145. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .277 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 138 hits and he has driven in 56 men in 498 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .478. The Rockies have 1,124 hits, including 215 doubles and 162 home runs. Colorado has walked 394 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,121 times as a unit. They have left 838 men on base and have a team OPS of .752. They score 4.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 609 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 63-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.35, Odrisamer Despaigne has a 2-2 record and a 1.55 WHIP this season. He has 25 strikeouts over the 28.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 34 hits. He allows 10.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.74 and they have given up 459 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 473 batters and walked 202 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,091 base knocks and 526 earned runs this season. They have given up 170 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 439 hitters and struck out 1,123 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.41.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 16th in the league. The Angels hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Andrelton Simmons comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .346. He has 131 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 443 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .420 with an OPS+ of 111. Justin Upton is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 121 hits in 454 at bats while driving in 74 runs. He has an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .474. The Angels as a unit have 1,096 base hits, including 210 doubles and 173 homers. Los Angeles has walked 411 times this year and they have struck out on 1,021 occasions. They have had 869 men left on base and have an OPS of .739. They have scored 4.55 runs per game and totaled 592 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels +177
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