Los Angeles Angels at Boston Red Sox 6/27/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Heaney vs. Rick Porcello
Fenway Park is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Angels and the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Andrew Heaney for the Angels and Rick Porcello for the Red Sox.
Los Angeles opens at +135 while Boston opens at -145. The Angels have a 37-37-3 over/under record and a 34-43-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 43-36-0 against the run line and have a 37-40-2 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 37-37-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 34-43-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 37-40-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 43-36-0 against the run line
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)
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)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
06/05/18 P Drew Pomeranz Biceps 10-day DL (06/02)
06/02/18 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee 10-day DL (05/30)
05/25/18 DH Hanley Ramirez None has been released
05/15/18 P Carson Smith Shoulder 10-day DL (05/15)
03/30/18 P Austin Maddox Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/30/18 P Tyler Thornburg Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Steven Wright Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 41-38 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Heaney has a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 3.43 and a WHIP of 1.12 this year. He has 72 strikeouts over his 78.2 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.94 and they have given up 282 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 303 hitters and walked 124 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.8. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 659 base hits and 300 earned runs. They have allowed 100 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 274 batters and struck out 723. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.17.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .246, good for 14th in the league. The Angels hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Justin Upton is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 71 hits this season in 284 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .461 and an OPS+ of 121. Mike Trout is hitting .325 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .461. He has totaled 89 hits and he has driven in 48 men in 274 at bats. His OPS+ is 209 while his slugging percentage is at .657. The Angels have 663 hits, including 117 doubles and 107 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 264 times so far this season and they have struck out 606 times as a unit. They have left 538 men on base and have a team OPS of .736. They score 4.48 runs per contest and have scored a total of 354 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 52-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.44, Rick Porcello has a 9-3 record and a 1.10 WHIP this season. He has 94 strikeouts over the 99.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 87 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.14 and they have given up 208 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 272 batters and walked 98 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.52. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 614 base knocks and 279 earned runs this season. They have given up 71 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 243 hitters and struck out 765 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.41.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. J.D. Martinez comes into this matchup batting .325 with an OBP of .393. He has 93 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 286 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .636 with an OPS+ of 170. Andrew Benintendi is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 84 hits in 289 at bats while driving in 50 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .522. The Red Sox as a unit have 726 base hits, including 163 doubles and 109 homers. Boston has walked 250 times this year and they have struck out on 617 occasions. They have had 544 men left on base and have an OPS of .780. They have scored 5.11 runs per game and totaled 404 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Sox -145
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