Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics 6/17/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, June 17, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Heaney vs. Daniel Mengden
The Los Angeles Angels visit Oakland Coliseum on Sunday, June 17, 2018 to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are Andrew Heaney for the Angels and Daniel Mengden for the Athletics.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -105 and Oakland at -105. The Angels have a 35-30-3 over/under record and a 30-38-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 30-40-0 against the run line and have a 33-32-5 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 35-30-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 30-38-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 33-32-5 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 30-40-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
06/15/18 P Nick Tropeano Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
06/15/18 SS Zack Cozart Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs 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
06/15/18 3B Matt Chapman Hand is "?" Saturday vs Los Angeles Angels
06/15/18 P Trevor Cahill Achilles 10-day DL (06/11)
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 38-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Heaney has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 3.68 and a WHIP of 1.18 this season. He has 60 strikeouts over his 63.2 innings pitched and he's given up 55 hits. He's allowed 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.78 and they have given up 254 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 268 hitters and walked 109 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.71. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 583 base hits and 260 earned runs. They have allowed 83 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 245 batters and struck out 637. 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 4.05.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .248, good for 13th in the league. The Angels hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .323 with an on-base percentage of .450. He has 80 hits this season in 248 at bats with 46 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .690 and an OPS+ of 213. Justin Upton is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .339. He has totaled 65 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 256 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .461. The Angels have 594 hits, including 110 doubles and 95 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 239 times so far this season and they have struck out 537 times as a unit. They have left 483 men on base and have a team OPS of .745. They score 4.56 runs per contest and have scored a total of 319 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 34-36 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.90, Daniel Mengden has a 6-6 record and a 1.11 WHIP. He has 52 strikeouts over the 83 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 77 hits. He's allowing 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.50 and they have given up 229 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 228 batters and walked 99 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.05. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 594 base knocks and 284 earned runs this season. They have given up 91 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 202 hitters and struck out 509 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.42.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 20th in the league. The Athletics hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Marcus Semien comes into this matchup batting .256 with an OBP of .310. He has 73 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 285 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .365 with an OPS+ of 89. Jed Lowrie is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 76 hits in 269 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .461. The Athletics as a unit have 576 base hits, including 130 doubles and 87 homers. Oakland has walked 219 times this year and they have struck out on 622 occasions. They have had 465 men left on base and have an OPS of .721. They have scored 4.34 runs per game and totaled 304 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Angels -105
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