New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels 4/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, April 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: CC Sabathia vs. Tyler Skaggs
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday, April 29, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are CC Sabathia for the Yankees and Tyler Skaggs for the Angels.
New York opens at +107 while Los Angeles opens at -117. The Yankees have a 16-8-1 over/under record and a 13-12-0 run line mark. The Angels are 8-16-0 against the run line and have a 13-11-0 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 16-8-1 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 13-12-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 13-11-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 8-16-0 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
04/27/18 DH Shohei Ohtani Ankle left last game, is doubtful Saturday vs New York Yankees
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 16-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher CC Sabathia has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 1.86 and a WHIP of 0.98 this year. He has 12 strikeouts over his 19.1 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He's allowed 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 78 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the bullpen and they've struck out 137 hitters and walked 39 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.2 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 196 base hits and 99 earned runs. They have allowed 25 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 88 batters and struck out 261. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.56.
As a team New York is hitting .260, good for 5th in the league. The Yankees hold a .471 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .348, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Didi Gregorius is hitting .368 with an on-base percentage of .459. He has 32 hits this season in 87 at bats with 30 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .828 and an OPS+ of 241. Aaron Judge is hitting .319 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .462. He has totaled 29 hits and he has driven in 17 men in 91 at bats. His OPS+ is 188 while his slugging percentage is at .604. The Yankees have 224 hits, including 55 doubles and 40 home runs. New York has walked 115 times so far this season and they have struck out 229 times as a unit. They have left 178 men on base and have a team OPS of .819. They score 6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 150 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 16-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.96, Tyler Skaggs has a 3-1 record and a 1.21 WHIP this season. He has 24 strikeouts over the 27.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 25 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.27 and they have given up 105 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 111 batters and walked 47 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 221 base knocks and 109 earned runs this season. They have given up 39 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 106 hitters and struck out 245 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.70.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 10th in the league. The Angels hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .398. He has 29 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 99 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .646 with an OPS+ of 186. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .315 this season and he has an OBP of .390. He has collected 28 hits in 89 at bats while driving in 15 runs. He has an OPS+ of 143 and a slugging percentage of .483. The Angels as a unit have 227 base hits, including 33 doubles and 37 homers. Los Angeles has walked 71 times this year and they have struck out on 197 occasions. They have had 166 men left on base and have an OPS of .729. They have scored 4.92 runs per game and totaled 128 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels -117
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