Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels 6/3/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, June 3, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Doug Fister vs. Tyler Skaggs
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Texas Rangers and the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday, June 3, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Doug Fister for the Rangers and Tyler Skaggs for the Angels.
Texas opens at +174 while Los Angeles opens at -185. The Rangers have a 29-27-4 over/under record and a 26-34-0 run line mark. The Angels are 23-34-0 against the run line and have a 27-27-3 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 29-27-4 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 26-34-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 27-27-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 23-34-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
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
06/02/18 SS Zack Cozart Forearm is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Texas Rangers
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 24-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Doug Fister has a 1-5 record with an earned run average of 4.09 and a WHIP of 1.46 this year. He has 37 strikeouts over his 55 innings pitched and he's given up 63 hits. He's allowed 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 199 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 187 hitters and walked 74 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.82. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 576 base hits and 285 earned runs. They have allowed 82 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 177 batters and struck out 445. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 4.69.
As a team Texas is hitting .231, good for 26th in the league. The Rangers hold a .392 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. Nomar Mazara is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 62 hits this season in 223 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .511 and an OPS+ of 125. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .366. He has totaled 58 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 220 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .436. The Rangers have 462 hits, including 101 doubles and 67 home runs. Texas has walked 198 times so far this season and they have struck out 580 times as a unit. They have left 394 men on base and have a team OPS of .700. They score 4.18 runs per contest and have scored a total of 251 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 31-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.60, Tyler Skaggs has a 3-4 record and a 1.28 WHIP this season. He has 64 strikeouts over the 60 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 58 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 214 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 218 batters and walked 91 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 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 3.74. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 483 base knocks and 218 earned runs this season. They have given up 68 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 209 hitters and struck out 528 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 4.12.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 13th in the league. The Angels hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .305 with an OBP of .445. He has 62 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 203 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .665 with an OPS+ of 203. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .335 this season and he has an OBP of .399. He has collected 70 hits in 209 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 140 and a slugging percentage of .469. The Angels as a unit have 497 base hits, including 96 doubles and 76 homers. Los Angeles has walked 203 times this year and they have struck out on 448 occasions. They have had 401 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 4.64 runs per game and totaled 269 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels -185
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