New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels 4/28/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, April 28, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Masahiro Tanaka vs. Garrett Richards
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, April 28, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees and Garrett Richards for the Angels.
New York opens at +100 while Los Angeles opens at -110. The Yankees have a 16-7-1 over/under record and a 13-11-0 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 16-7-1 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 13-11-0 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 15-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 4.97 and a WHIP of 1.10 this year. He has 28 strikeouts over his 29 innings pitched and he's given up 26 hits. He's allowed 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.76 and they have given up 77 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the bullpen and they've struck out 136 hitters and walked 39 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.3 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.93. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 190 base hits and 96 earned runs. They have allowed 24 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 87 batters and struck out 252. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 3.59.
As a team New York is hitting .263, good for 4th in the league. The Yankees hold a .475 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .352, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Didi Gregorius is hitting .354 with an on-base percentage of .452. He has 29 hits this season in 82 at bats with 29 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .793 and an OPS+ of 232. Aaron Judge is hitting .337 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .482. He has totaled 29 hits and he has driven in 17 men in 86 at bats. His OPS+ is 204 while his slugging percentage is at .640. The Yankees have 217 hits, including 52 doubles and 39 home runs. New York has walked 111 times so far this season and they have struck out 216 times as a unit. They have left 171 men on base and have a team OPS of .826. They score 6.08 runs per contest and have scored a total of 146 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 16-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.46, Garrett Richards has a 3-0 record and a 1.31 WHIP this season. He has 35 strikeouts over the 26 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 18 hits. He allows 6.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.45. 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 2nd 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 4.77.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 11th in the league. The Angels hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .295 with an OBP of .404. He has 28 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 95 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .663 with an OPS+ of 193. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .318 this season and he has an OBP of .396. He has collected 27 hits in 85 at bats while driving in 13 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .471. 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 -110
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