Los Angeles Angels at Cleveland Indians 8/5/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, August 5, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Skaggs vs. Shane Bieber
The Los Angeles Angels visit Progressive Field on Sunday, August 5, 2018 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Tyler Skaggs for the Angels and Shane Bieber for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at +157 and Cleveland at -167. The Angels have a 54-54-3 over/under record and a 50-61-0 run line mark. The Indians are 51-57-0 against the run line and have a 56-48-4 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 54-54-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 50-61-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 56-48-4 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 51-57-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
08/03/18 CF Mike Trout Wrist is "?" Saturday 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)
05/04/18 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 55-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs has a 8-7 record with an earned run average of 3.34 and a WHIP of 1.25 this year. He has 118 strikeouts over his 113.1 innings pitched and he's given up 108 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.84 and they have given up 396 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 408 hitters and walked 173 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 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 3.99. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 927 base hits and 439 earned runs. They have allowed 145 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 382 batters and struck out 973. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 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 16th in the league. The Angels hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 113 hits this season in 373 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .424 and an OPS+ of 116. Mike Trout is hitting .309 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .459. He has totaled 115 hits and he has driven in 60 men in 372 at bats. His OPS+ is 196 while his slugging percentage is at .624. The Angels have 931 hits, including 179 doubles and 151 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 371 times so far this season and they have struck out 874 times as a unit. They have left 762 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.55 runs per contest and have scored a total of 505 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 59-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.73, Shane Bieber has a 5-2 record and a 1.42 WHIP this year. He has 51 strikeouts over the 51.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 63 hits. He allows 11 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.05 and they have given up 293 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 282 batters and walked 98 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.95. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 908 base knocks and 427 earned runs this season. They have given up 139 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 265 hitters and struck out 984 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.95.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 3rd in the league. The Indians hold a .444 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. Jose Ramirez comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .408. He has 120 hits this year along with 79 RBI in 400 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .628 with an OPS+ of 171. Francisco Lindor is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .371. He has collected 127 hits in 437 at bats while driving in 67 runs. He has an OPS+ of 144 and a slugging percentage of .558. The Indians as a unit have 971 base hits, including 213 doubles and 151 homers. Cleveland has walked 359 times this year and they have struck out on 812 occasions. They have had 750 men left on base and have an OPS of .773. They have scored 5.12 runs per game and totaled 553 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians -167 and over 9 total runs
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