Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Angels 8/28/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Freeland vs. Osmer Morales
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Kyle Freeland for the Rockies and Osmer Morales for the Angels.
Colorado opens at -154 while Los Angeles opens at +144. The Rockies have a 55-67-8 over/under record and a 68-62-0 run line mark. The Angels are 56-75-0 against the run line and have a 62-65-4 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 55-67-8 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 68-62-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 62-65-4 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 56-75-0 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 71-59 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Freeland has a 11-7 record with an earned run average of 2.96 and a WHIP of 1.24 this year. He has 136 strikeouts over his 158.1 innings pitched and he's given up 139 hits. He's allowed 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.89 and they have given up 398 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 405 hitters and walked 179 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 4.55. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 1,112 base hits and 586 earned runs. They have allowed 148 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 435 batters and struck out 1,108. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.14.
As a team Colorado is hitting .256, good for 9th in the league. The Rockies hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, 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 144 hits this season in 463 at bats with 90 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .579 and an OPS+ of 144. 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 1,131 hits, including 218 doubles and 162 home runs. Colorado has walked 396 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,127 times as a unit. They have left 842 men on base and have a team OPS of .751. They score 4.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 612 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 63-68 overall mark this year. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.72 and they have given up 461 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 478 batters and walked 202 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,098 base knocks and 529 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 441 hitters and struck out 1,133 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 16th in the league. The Angels hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Andrelton Simmons comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .343. He has 131 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 447 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .416 with an OPS+ of 109. 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 1,100 base hits, including 210 doubles and 173 homers. Los Angeles has walked 414 times this year and they have struck out on 1,030 occasions. They have had 875 men left on base and have an OPS of .736. They have scored 4.53 runs per game and totaled 593 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels +144
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