Los Angeles Angels at Cleveland Indians 8/4/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, August 4, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Felix Pena vs. Corey Kluber
The Los Angeles Angels visit Progressive Field on Saturday, August 4, 2018 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Felix Pena for the Angels and Corey Kluber for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at +119 and Cleveland at -129. The Angels have a 54-53-3 over/under record and a 50-60-0 run line mark. The Indians are 51-56-0 against the run line and have a 55-48-4 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 54-53-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 50-60-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 55-48-4 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 51-56-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
08/02/18 CF Mike Trout Wrist is "?" Friday vs Cleveland Indians
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)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
07/28/18 CF Tyler Naquin Hip 10-day DL (07/28)
07/10/18 P Josh Tomlin Hamstring 10-day DL (07/10)
07/04/18 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 60-day DL (07/03)
06/20/18 P Evan Marshall Elbow 10-day DL (06/20)
05/26/18 P Andrew Miller Knee 60-day DL (05/26)
05/04/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (02/25)
03/26/18 P Ryan Merritt Knee 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P James Hoyt Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 54-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Felix Pena has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 5.23 and a WHIP of 1.53 this year. He has 35 strikeouts over his 32.2 innings pitched and he's given up 36 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 394 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 406 hitters and walked 172 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 3.99. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 919 base hits and 435 earned runs. They have allowed 144 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 379 batters and struck out 968. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.40.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .246, good for 17th in the league. The Angels hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .309 with an on-base percentage of .459. He has 115 hits this season in 372 at bats with 60 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .624 and an OPS+ of 196. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .304 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .359. He has totaled 112 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 368 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .427. The Angels have 921 hits, including 177 doubles and 149 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 367 times so far this season and they have struck out 866 times as a unit. They have left 755 men on base and have a team OPS of .738. They score 4.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 498 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 59-48 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.79, Corey Kluber has a 13-6 record and a 0.95 WHIP this year. He has 139 strikeouts over the 145 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 118 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.98 and they have given up 288 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 280 batters and walked 94 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.92. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 898 base knocks and 420 earned runs this season. They have given up 137 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 261 hitters and struck out 976 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.93.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 4th in the league. The Indians hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .371. He has 126 hits this year along with 67 RBI in 433 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .561 with an OPS+ of 144. Jose Ramirez is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .409. He has collected 119 hits in 396 at bats while driving in 78 runs. He has an OPS+ of 172 and a slugging percentage of .631. The Indians as a unit have 963 base hits, including 211 doubles and 150 homers. Cleveland has walked 356 times this year and they have struck out on 807 occasions. They have had 743 men left on base and have an OPS of .774. They have scored 5.13 runs per game and totaled 549 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians -129 and over 8.5 total runs
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