New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels 4/27/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, April 27, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Severino vs. Andrew Heaney
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Angels on Friday, April 27, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Luis Severino for the Yankees and Andrew Heaney for the Angels.
New York opens at -166 while Los Angeles opens at +156. The Yankees have a 16-6-1 over/under record and a 13-10-0 run line mark. The Angels are 8-15-0 against the run line and have a 12-11-0 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 16-6-1 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 13-10-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 12-11-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 8-15-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
04/21/18 P Adam Warren Back 10-day DL (04/21)
04/20/18 P Luis Cessa Oblique 10-day DL (04/18)
04/17/18 P Tommy Kahnle Shoulder 10-day DL (04/16)
04/07/18 3B Brandon Drury Migraine 10-day DL (04/07)
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-day DL (03/27)
04/01/18 RF Billy McKinney Shoulder 10-day DL (04/01)
03/29/18 LF Clint Frazier Concussion 7-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 1B Greg Bird Ankle 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
04/24/18 P Blake Wood Elbow 10-day DL (04/23)
04/09/18 P JC Ramirez Elbow 10-day DL (04/09)
04/04/18 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 10-day DL (04/01)
03/26/18 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 60-day DL (02/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 14-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luis Severino has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 2.32 and a WHIP of 0.90 this year. He has 34 strikeouts over his 31 innings pitched and he's given up 18 hits. He's allowed 5.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.83 and they have given up 73 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the bullpen and they've struck out 130 hitters and walked 38 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.2 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.97. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 182 base hits and 93 earned runs. They have allowed 22 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 83 batters and struck out 240. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 3.55.
As a team New York is hitting .266, good for 3rd in the league. The Yankees hold a .480 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .355, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Aaron Judge is hitting .345 with an on-base percentage of .481. He has 29 hits this season in 84 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .655 and an OPS+ of 208. Didi Gregorius is hitting .372 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .470. He has totaled 29 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 78 at bats. His OPS+ is 248 while his slugging percentage is at .833. The Yankees have 212 hits, including 51 doubles and 38 home runs. New York has walked 108 times so far this season and they have struck out 204 times as a unit. They have left 167 men on base and have a team OPS of .835. They score 6.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 142 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 16-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.64, Andrew Heaney has a 0-1 record and a 1.71 WHIP this season. He has 13 strikeouts over the 9.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 13 hits. He allows 12.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.25 and they have given up 103 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 107 batters and walked 44 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 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.16. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 214 base knocks and 106 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 102 hitters and struck out 232 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.79.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 10th in the league. The Angels hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Andrelton Simmons comes into this matchup batting .318 with an OBP of .396. He has 27 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 85 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .471 with an OPS+ of 143. Mike Trout is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .404. He has collected 28 hits in 95 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 194 and a slugging percentage of .663. The Angels as a unit have 221 base hits, including 32 doubles and 36 homers. Los Angeles has walked 70 times this year and they have struck out on 188 occasions. They have had 164 men left on base and have an OPS of .735. They have scored 5 runs per game and totaled 125 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels +156
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