Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics 6/15/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 15, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Skaggs vs. Chris Bassitt
The Los Angeles Angels visit Oakland Coliseum on Friday, June 15, 2018 to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are Tyler Skaggs for the Angels and Chris Bassitt for the Athletics.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -116 and Oakland at +106. The Angels have a 35-29-3 over/under record and a 30-37-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 30-38-0 against the run line and have a 31-32-5 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 35-29-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 30-37-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 31-32-5 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 30-38-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
06/14/18 P Garrett Richards Hamstring left last game, is "?" for next scheduled start
06/13/18 SS Zack Cozart Shoulder is "?" Friday ve Oakland Athletics
06/13/18 1B Jefry Marte Wrist 10-day DL (06/12)
06/08/18 3B Kaleb Cowart Ankle 10-day DL (06/07)
06/08/18 DH Shohei Ohtani Elbow 10-day DL (06/07)
06/06/18 SS Andrelton Simmons Ankle 10-day DL (06/06)
06/02/18 RF Kole Calhoun Oblique 10-day DL (06/01)
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 60-day DL (04/23)
03/26/18 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 60-day DL (02/21)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
06/12/18 P Trevor Cahill Achilles 10-day DL (06/12)
06/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 60-day DL (04/07)
06/07/18 RF Matt Joyce Back 10-day DL (06/03)
06/06/18 P Daniel Gossett Elbow 10-day DL (06/04)
05/21/18 P Brett Anderson Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
05/17/18 P Andrew Triggs Forearm 10-day DL (05/18)
04/28/18 P Ryan Buchter Shoulder 10-day DL (04/26)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 37-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 3.08 and a WHIP of 1.23 this season. He has 78 strikeouts over his 73 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He's allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.74 and they have given up 251 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 265 hitters and walked 107 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 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 573 base hits and 258 earned runs. They have allowed 83 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 242 batters and struck out 626. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.10.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .248, good for 13th in the league. The Angels hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Justin Upton is hitting .254 with an on-base percentage of .338. He has 64 hits this season in 252 at bats with 40 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .464 and an OPS+ of 122. Mike Trout is hitting .314 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .444. He has totaled 77 hits and he has driven in 45 men in 245 at bats. His OPS+ is 210 while his slugging percentage is at .686. The Angels have 585 hits, including 109 doubles and 94 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 234 times so far this season and they have struck out 532 times as a unit. They have left 475 men on base and have a team OPS of .745. They score 4.51 runs per contest and have scored a total of 311 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 34-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.29, Chris Bassitt has a 0-1 record and a 0.57 WHIP. He has 6 strikeouts over the 7 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 3 hits. He's allowing 3.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.55 and they have given up 225 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 224 batters and walked 95 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.03. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 572 base knocks and 275 earned runs this season. They have given up 89 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 193 hitters and struck out 501 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.40.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 19th in the league. The Athletics hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Jed Lowrie comes into this matchup batting .280 with an OBP of .345. He has 73 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 261 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .460 with an OPS+ of 125. Marcus Semien is hitting .260 this season and he has an OBP of .313. He has collected 72 hits in 277 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .368. The Athletics as a unit have 561 base hits, including 124 doubles and 85 homers. Oakland has walked 216 times this year and they have struck out on 602 occasions. They have had 455 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. They have scored 4.37 runs per game and totaled 297 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Angels -116
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