Los Angeles Dodgers at Los Angeles Angels 7/8/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 8, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Alex Wood vs. Andrew Heaney
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday, July 8, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Alex Wood for the Dodgers and Andrew Heaney for the Angels.
Both teams open at -105. The Dodgers have a 38-44-7 over/under record and a 38-51-0 run line mark. The Angels are 39-48-0 against the run line and have a 44-40-3 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 38-44-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 38-51-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 44-40-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 39-48-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
06/28/18 P Josh Fields Shoulder 10-day DL (06/28)
06/16/18 P Pedro Baez Biceps 10-day DL (06/13)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
06/08/18 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day DL (06/07)
05/03/18 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Groin 60-day DL (05/03)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
07/05/18 LF Chris Young Hamstring 10-day DL (07/04)
07/04/18 P Tyler Skaggs Shoulder 10-day DL (07/01)
06/29/18 SS Zack Cozart Shoulder 60-day DL (06/29)
06/27/18 P John Lamb Elbow 10-day DL (06/27)
06/16/18 P Jim Johnson Back 10-day DL (06/12)
06/15/18 P Nick Tropeano Shoulder 10-day DL (06/12)
06/08/18 3B Kaleb Cowart Ankle 10-day DL (06/07)
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 60-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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 47-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Alex Wood has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 3.84 and a WHIP of 1.15 this year. He has 84 strikeouts over his 93.2 innings pitched and he's given up 92 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 313 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the bullpen and they've struck out 345 hitters and walked 131 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.57. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 721 base hits and 313 earned runs. They have allowed 91 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 244 batters and struck out 830. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.54.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .245, good for 16th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Chris Taylor is hitting .260 with an on-base percentage of .343. He has 81 hits this season in 311 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .469 and an OPS+ of 120. Matt Kemp is hitting .321 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .356. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 57 men in 268 at bats. His OPS+ is 146 while his slugging percentage is at .556. The Dodgers have 721 hits, including 157 doubles and 122 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 330 times so far this season and they have struck out 730 times as a unit. They have left 592 men on base and have a team OPS of .760. They score 4.82 runs per contest and have scored a total of 419 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 45-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.94, Andrew Heaney has a 4-6 record and a 1.19 WHIP this season. He has 86 strikeouts over the 89 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 80 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 318 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 333 batters and walked 137 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.88. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 744 base knocks and 343 earned runs this season. They have given up 117 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 305 hitters and struck out 805 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.26.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 19th in the league. The Angels hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .306 with an OBP of .452. He has 94 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 307 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .619 with an OPS+ of 196. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .315 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 91 hits in 289 at bats while driving in 39 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .446. The Angels as a unit have 739 base hits, including 136 doubles and 116 homers. Los Angeles has walked 295 times this year and they have struck out on 685 occasions. They have had 613 men left on base and have an OPS of .726. They have scored 4.38 runs per game and totaled 390 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels -105
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