Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics 9/19/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Felix Pena vs. Brett Anderson
The Los Angeles Angels head to Oakland Coliseum on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 to take on the Oakland Athletics. The expected starting pitchers are Felix Pena for the Angels and Brett Anderson for the Athletics.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at +125 and Oakland at -145. The Angels have a 70-76-5 over/under mark and a 66-85-0 run line record. The Athletics are 80-70-0 against the run line and have a 71-70-9 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 70-76-5 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 66-85-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 71-70-9 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 80-70-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
09/04/18 DH Albert Pujols Knee 60-day DL (09/04)
08/15/18 LF Chris Young Hamstring 60-day DL
08/13/18 P Tyler Skaggs Groin 10-day DL (08/12)
08/07/18 P Nick Tropeano Shoulder 10-day DL (08/07)
07/12/18 P Garrett Richards Forearm 60-day DL (07/11)
06/27/18 P John Lamb Elbow 60-day DL (06/27)
05/21/18 P Keynan Middleton Elbow 60-day DL (05/21)
05/15/18 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
09/16/18 P Trevor Cahill Back is doubtful for next scheduled start
08/26/18 P Sean Manaea Shoulder 10-day DL (08/26)
08/06/18 LF Jake Smolinski Blood Clot 60-day DL (08/05)
07/25/18 P Kendall Graveman Elbow is out for season
07/14/18 P Andrew Triggs Forearm 60-day DL (05/18)
07/08/18 P Paul Blackburn Elbow 60-day DL (07/07)
06/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 60-day DL (04/07)
06/06/18 P Daniel Gossett Elbow 60-day DL (06/04)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 74-76 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Felix Pena has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 3.75 and a WHIP of 1.25 this year. He has 76 strikeouts over his 81.2 innings pitched and he's given up 76 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 521 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 544 hitters and walked 234 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.97. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 1,241 base hits and 588 earned runs. They have allowed 187 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 497 batters and struck out 1,276. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.32.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .246, good for 19th in the league. The Angels hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .340. He has 153 hits this season in 519 at bats with 71 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .420 and an OPS+ of 108. Mike Trout is hitting .318 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .466. He has totaled 139 hits and he has driven in 70 men in 437 at bats. His OPS+ is 198 while his slugging percentage is at .625. The Angels have 1,251 hits, including 232 doubles and 197 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 476 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,197 times as a unit. They have left 1,007 men on base and have a team OPS of .732. They score 4.48 runs per contest and have scored a total of 672 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 90-60 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.35, Brett Anderson has a 3-5 record and a 1.30 WHIP this season. He has 36 strikeouts over the 68.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 76 hits. He allows 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.25 and they have given up 472 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 570 batters and walked 211 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,214 base knocks and 569 earned runs this season. They have given up 169 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 440 hitters and struck out 1,142 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 4.17.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 13th in the league. The Athletics hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Jed Lowrie comes into this matchup batting .268 with an OBP of .353. He has 148 hits this year along with 91 RBI in 553 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .450 with an OPS+ of 122. Marcus Semien is hitting .258 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 152 hits in 589 at bats while driving in 56 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .382. The Athletics as a unit have 1,292 base hits, including 304 doubles and 205 homers. Oakland has walked 495 times this year and they have struck out on 1,269 occasions. They have had 1,007 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They have scored 4.84 runs per game and totaled 726 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Angels +125
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