Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels 6/1/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 1, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Bartolo Colon vs. Jaime Barria
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Texas Rangers and the Los Angeles Angels on Friday, June 1, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Bartolo Colon for the Rangers and Jaime Barria for the Angels.
Texas opens at +152 while Los Angeles opens at -162. The Rangers have a 29-25-4 over/under record and a 26-32-0 run line mark. The Angels are 22-33-0 against the run line and have a 26-26-3 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 29-25-4 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 26-32-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 26-26-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 22-33-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
05/15/18 3B Adrian Beltre Hamstring 10-day DL (05/14)
05/08/18 LF Drew Robinson Hip 10-day DL (05/08)
04/30/18 P Martin Perez Elbow 10-day DL (04/30)
04/22/18 CF Carlos Tocci Hip 10-day DL (04/22)
04/16/18 P Tim Lincecum Blister 60-day DL (03/26)
04/13/18 SS Elvis Andrus Elbow 60-day DL (04/12)
04/02/18 P Ricardo Rodriguez Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Joe Palumbo Elbow 60-day DL (02/23)
03/26/18 P Clayton Blackburn Elbow 60-day DL (03/19)
03/26/18 P Ronald Herrera Shoulder 60-day DL (03/21)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
05/30/18 SS Zack Cozart Forearm is "?" Thursday vs Detroit Tigers
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 10-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 10-day DL (04/23)
03/26/18 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 60-day DL (02/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 24-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Bartolo Colon has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 3.55 and a WHIP of 0.93 this year. He has 40 strikeouts over his 63.1 innings pitched and he's given up 52 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.92 and they have given up 191 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 182 hitters and walked 72 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.78. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 554 base hits and 274 earned runs. They have allowed 79 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 172 batters and struck out 434. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.67.
As a team Texas is hitting .230, good for 27th in the league. The Rangers hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .259 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 56 hits this season in 216 at bats with 24 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .431 and an OPS+ of 111. Nomar Mazara is hitting .273 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 59 hits and he has driven in 36 men in 216 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .500. The Rangers have 446 hits, including 97 doubles and 66 home runs. Texas has walked 194 times so far this season and they have struck out 565 times as a unit. They have left 379 men on base and have a team OPS of .702. They score 4.31 runs per contest and have scored a total of 250 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 30-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.97, Jaime Barria has a 4-1 record and a 1.09 WHIP this season. He has 24 strikeouts over the 30.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 25 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.77 and they have given up 206 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 214 batters and walked 89 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.76. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 463 base knocks and 212 earned runs this season. They have given up 68 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 205 hitters and struck out 515 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 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 4.16.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 13th in the league. The Angels hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Andrelton Simmons comes into this matchup batting .333 with an OBP of .400. He has 67 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 201 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .473 with an OPS+ of 142. Mike Trout is hitting .303 this season and he has an OBP of .448. He has collected 59 hits in 195 at bats while driving in 35 runs. He has an OPS+ of 206 and a slugging percentage of .672. The Angels as a unit have 478 base hits, including 93 doubles and 73 homers. Los Angeles has walked 200 times this year and they have struck out on 432 occasions. They have had 387 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 4.66 runs per game and totaled 261 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels -162
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