Los Angeles Angels at Detroit Tigers 5/31/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Thursday, May 31, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Heaney vs. Ryan Carpenter
The Los Angeles Angels visit Comerica Park on Thursday, May 31, 2018 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are Andrew Heaney for the Angels and Ryan Carpenter for the Tigers.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -200 and Detroit at +185. The Angels have a 25-26-3 over/under record and a 21-33-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 28-26-0 against the run line and have a 24-28-2 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 25-26-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 21-33-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 24-28-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 28-26-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
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 10-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 10-day DL (04/23)
03/26/18 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 60-day DL (02/21)
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
05/30/18 P Daniel Stumpf Elbow 10-day DL (05/30)
05/30/18 P Francisco Liriano Hamstring 10-day DL (05/30)
05/08/18 P Alex Wilson Foot 10-day DL (05/08)
05/08/18 P Jordan Zimmermann Shoulder 10-day DL (05/08)
05/04/18 1B Miguel Cabrera Hamstring 10-day DL (05/04)
04/30/18 P Daniel Norris Groin 60-day DL (04/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 30-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Heaney has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 3.09 and a WHIP of 1.20 this year. He has 51 strikeouts over his 46.2 innings pitched and he's given up 39 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.61 and they have given up 200 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 210 hitters and walked 87 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.74. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 444 base hits and 204 earned runs. They have allowed 66 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 199 batters and struck out 499. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.16.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .247, good for 15th in the league. The Angels hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .337 with an on-base percentage of .403. He has 65 hits this season in 193 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .482 and an OPS+ of 146. Mike Trout is hitting .303 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .448. He has totaled 57 hits and he has driven in 35 men in 188 at bats. His OPS+ is 207 while his slugging percentage is at .676. The Angels have 457 hits, including 88 doubles and 69 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 193 times so far this season and they have struck out 418 times as a unit. They have left 374 men on base and have a team OPS of .739. They score 4.65 runs per contest and have scored a total of 251 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 24-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 8.31, Ryan Carpenter has a 0-1 record and a 1.73 WHIP this year. He has 4 strikeouts over the 8.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 12 hits. He allows 12.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 8.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.61 and they have given up 198 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 177 batters and walked 83 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.3. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 448 base knocks and 225 earned runs this season. They have given up 59 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 179 hitters and struck out 400 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.32.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 7th in the league. The Tigers hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Nicholas Castellanos comes into this matchup batting .322 with an OBP of .369. He has 64 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 199 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .497 with an OPS+ of 132. Jose Iglesias is hitting .251 this season and he has an OBP of .304. He has collected 45 hits in 179 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He has an OPS+ of 81 and a slugging percentage of .369. The Tigers as a unit have 470 base hits, including 116 doubles and 46 homers. Detroit has walked 139 times this year and they have struck out on 401 occasions. They have had 362 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. They have scored 4.26 runs per game and totaled 226 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers +185 and over 9 total runs
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