Los Angeles Angels at New York Yankees 5/27/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, May 27, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Garrett Richards vs. Masahiro Tanaka
The Los Angeles Angels head to Yankee Stadium on Sunday, May 27, 2018 to take on the New York Yankees. The expected starting pitchers are Garrett Richards for the Angels and Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at +147 and New York at -160. The Angels have a 23-25-2 over/under mark and a 20-30-0 run line record. The Yankees are 26-21-0 against the run line and have a 28-18-1 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 23-25-2 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 20-30-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 28-18-1 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 26-21-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
05/24/18 DH Shohei Ohtani Undisclosed is expected to miss next scheduled start Sunday vs New York
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 New York Yankees Injuries
05/26/18 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (03/26); expected to be activated Saturday vs Los Angeles Angels
05/02/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
05/02/18 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow 10-day DL (05/02)
04/21/18 P Adam Warren Back 10-day DL (04/21)
04/20/18 P Luis Cessa Oblique 10-day DL (04/18)
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-day DL (03/27)
04/01/18 RF Billy McKinney Shoulder 10-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 28-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Garrett Richards has a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 3.31 and a WHIP of 1.26 this year. He has 57 strikeouts over his 51.2 innings pitched and he's given up 42 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.73 and they have given up 188 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 196 hitters and walked 82 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 3.63. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 420 base hits and 188 earned runs. They have allowed 61 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 186 batters and struck out 475. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.08.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .248, good for 12th in the league. The Angels hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .330 with an on-base percentage of .399. He has 60 hits this season in 182 at bats with 29 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .462 and an OPS+ of 139. Mike Trout is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .449. He has totaled 51 hits and he has driven in 30 men in 174 at bats. His OPS+ is 200 while his slugging percentage is at .644. The Angels have 435 hits, including 83 doubles and 65 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 176 times so far this season and they have struck out 390 times as a unit. They have left 352 men on base and have a team OPS of .738. They score 4.63 runs per contest and have scored a total of 236 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 32-15 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.95, Masahiro Tanaka has a 5-2 record and a 1.10 WHIP this season. He has 50 strikeouts over the 56.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 48 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 136 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 236 batters and walked 67 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 362 base knocks and 183 earned runs this season. They have given up 51 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 158 hitters and struck out 477 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.63.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 6th in the league. The Yankees hold a .472 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .409. He has 50 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 179 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .559 with an OPS+ of 159. Didi Gregorius is hitting .240 this season and he has an OBP of .320. He has collected 41 hits in 171 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .509. The Yankees as a unit have 423 base hits, including 99 doubles and 80 homers. New York has walked 202 times this year and they have struck out on 427 occasions. They have had 339 men left on base and have an OPS of .812. They have scored 5.83 runs per game and totaled 280 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Angels +147
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