Detroit Tigers at Los Angeles Angels 8/6/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, August 6, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Matthew Boyd vs. Nick Tropeano
The Detroit Tigers visit Angel Stadium on Monday, August 6, 2018 to play the Los Angeles Angels. The probable starters are Matthew Boyd for the Tigers and Nick Tropeano for the Angels.
The opening line for this matchup has Detroit at +140 and Los Angeles at -150. The Tigers have a 44-63-4 over/under record and a 56-55-0 run line mark. The Angels are 50-62-0 against the run line and have a 55-54-3 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 44-63-4 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 56-55-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 55-54-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 50-62-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
08/05/18 P Francisco Liriano Illness is expected to start Sunday vs Oakland
08/01/18 P Mike Fiers Shin left last game, is "?" next scheduled start
07/20/18 P Michael Fulmer Oblique 10-day DL (07/20)
06/14/18 1B Miguel Cabrera Biceps is out for season
05/31/18 P Ryan Carpenter Oblique 10-day DL (05/31)
04/30/18 P Daniel Norris Groin 60-day DL (04/30)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
08/04/18 CF Mike Trout Wrist is "?" Sunday vs Cleveland Indians
08/04/18 P Tyler Skaggs Rest 10-day DL (08/01)
07/12/18 P Garrett Richards Forearm 60-day DL (07/11)
07/05/18 LF Chris Young Hamstring 10-day DL (07/04)
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)
05/21/18 C Rene Rivera Knee 60-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 Tigers have a 47-64 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matthew Boyd has a 6-9 record with an earned run average of 4.22 and a WHIP of 1.16 this season. He has 107 strikeouts over his 117.1 innings pitched and he's given up 97 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.39 and they have given up 390 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen and they've struck out 335 hitters and walked 148 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 963 base hits and 471 earned runs. They have allowed 132 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 342 batters and struck out 825. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.39.
As a team Detroit is hitting .241, good for 24th in the league. The Tigers hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Nick Castellanos is hitting .285 with an on-base percentage of .338. He has 122 hits this season in 428 at bats with 58 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .481 and an OPS+ of 119. Jose Iglesias is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .310. He has totaled 98 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 363 at bats. His OPS+ is 90 while his slugging percentage is at .397. The Tigers have 912 hits, including 206 doubles and 88 home runs. Detroit has walked 281 times so far this season and they have struck out 905 times as a unit. They have left 735 men on base and have a team OPS of .676. They score 3.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 425 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 55-57 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.94, Nick Tropeano has a 4-6 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 60 strikeouts over the 71 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 67 hits. He's allowing 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 397 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 410 batters and walked 175 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 931 base knocks and 441 earned runs this season. They have given up 146 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 387 hitters and struck out 976 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 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 4.40.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 17th in the league. The Angels hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Andrelton Simmons comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .356. He has 114 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 377 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .422 with an OPS+ of 115. Mike Trout is hitting .309 this season and he has an OBP of .459. He has collected 115 hits in 372 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 197 and a slugging percentage of .624. The Angels as a unit have 934 base hits, including 180 doubles and 151 homers. Los Angeles has walked 372 times this year and they have struck out on 881 occasions. They have had 767 men left on base and have an OPS of .736. They have scored 4.51 runs per game and totaled 505 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers +140
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