Los Angeles Angels at Chicago White Sox 9/9/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 9, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Heaney vs. Reynaldo Lopez
Guaranteed Rate Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Angels and the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, September 9, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Andrew Heaney for the Angels and Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox.
Los Angeles opens at -114 while Chicago opens at +104. The Angels have a 65-72-4 over/under record and a 60-81-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 74-67-0 against the run line and have a 67-68-6 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 65-72-4 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 60-81-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 67-68-6 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 74-67-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
09/04/18 DH Albert Pujols Knee 60-day DL (09/04)
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)
05/15/18 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 Chicago White Sox Injuries
08/21/18 1B Jose Abreu Ribs 10-day DL (08/22)
08/21/18 CF Leury Garcia Ribs 10-day DL (08/21)
06/14/18 P Nate Jones Arm 60-day DL (06/14)
04/24/18 P Danny Farquhar Head 60-day DL (04/21)
04/23/18 P Miguel Gonzalez Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (04/23)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 69-72 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Heaney has a 8-9 record with an earned run average of 4.16 and a WHIP of 1.19 this year. He has 149 strikeouts over his 158 innings pitched and he's given up 148 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.72 and they have given up 493 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 506 hitters and walked 217 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.01. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 1,171 base hits and 558 earned runs. They have allowed 181 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 469 batters and struck out 1,199. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.38.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .246, good for 16th in the league. The Angels hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .294 with an on-base percentage of .340. He has 144 hits this season in 489 at bats with 70 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .427 and an OPS+ of 110. Mike Trout is hitting .306 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .460. He has totaled 125 hits and he has driven in 63 men in 409 at bats. His OPS+ is 190 while his slugging percentage is at .604. The Angels have 1,181 hits, including 219 doubles and 184 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 448 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,129 times as a unit. They have left 950 men on base and have a team OPS of .731. They score 4.52 runs per contest and have scored a total of 637 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 56-85 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.37, Reynaldo Lopez has a 5-9 record and a 1.33 WHIP this season. He has 122 strikeouts over the 162.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 150 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 467 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 508 batters and walked 210 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.79. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,207 base knocks and 666 earned runs this season. They have given up 174 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 559 hitters and struck out 1,102 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.72.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 18th in the league. The White Sox hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Tim Anderson comes into this matchup batting .248 with an OBP of .290. He has 125 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 504 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .421 with an OPS+ of 94. Carlos Sanchez is hitting .248 this season and he has an OBP of .315. He has collected 128 hits in 517 at bats while driving in 47 runs. He has an OPS+ of 91 and a slugging percentage of .375. The White Sox as a unit have 1,174 base hits, including 232 doubles and 161 homers. Chicago has walked 368 times this year and they have struck out on 1,361 occasions. They have had 902 men left on base and have an OPS of .713. They have scored 4.16 runs per game and totaled 587 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Angels -114
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