Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels 9/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Adrian Sampson vs. Odrisamer Despaigne
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Texas Rangers and the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Adrian Sampson for the Rangers and Odrisamer Despaigne for the Angels.
Texas opens at +109 while Los Angeles opens at -119. The Rangers have a 70-64-9 over/under record and a 71-72-0 run line mark. The Angels are 61-82-0 against the run line and have a 66-73-4 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 70-64-9 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 71-72-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 66-73-4 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 61-82-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
07/28/18 RF Ryan Rua Back 10-day DL (07/28)
07/04/18 P Tony Barnette Shoulder 60-day DL (07/04)
06/16/18 C Carlos Perez Ankle 10-day DL (06/16)
06/15/18 P Matt Bush Elbow 60-day DL (06/14)
06/10/18 P Doug Fister Knee 60-day DL (06/09)
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
09/04/18 DH Albert Pujols Knee 60-day DL (09/04)
08/15/18 LF Chris Young Hamstring 60-day DL
08/13/18 P Tyler Skaggs Groin 10-day DL (08/12)
08/07/18 P Nick Tropeano Shoulder 10-day DL (08/07)
07/12/18 P Garrett Richards Forearm 60-day DL (07/11)
06/27/18 P John Lamb Elbow 60-day DL (06/27)
05/21/18 P Keynan Middleton Elbow 60-day DL (05/21)
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 60-day DL (04/23)
03/26/18 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 60-day DL (02/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 61-82 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adrian Sampson has given up 4 hits in 1/3 of an inning his season. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.39 and they have given up 493 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 461 hitters and walked 174 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.03. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 1,356 base hits and 709 earned runs. They have allowed 202 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 419 batters and struck out 997. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.80.
As a team Texas is hitting .243, good for 23rd in the league. The Rangers hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .386. He has 140 hits this season in 514 at bats with 61 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .455 and an OPS+ of 120. Nomar Mazara is hitting .271 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .332. He has totaled 117 hits and he has driven in 74 men in 432 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .465. The Rangers have 1,176 hits, including 238 doubles and 177 home runs. Texas has walked 515 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,321 times as a unit. They have left 984 men on base and have a team OPS of .735. They score 4.78 runs per contest and have scored a total of 684 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 71-72 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.40, Odrisamer Despaigne has a 2-2 record and a 1.79 WHIP this season. He has 27 strikeouts over the 32.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 42 hits. He allows 11.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.68 and they have given up 496 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 513 batters and walked 219 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,184 base knocks and 561 earned runs this season. They have given up 181 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 472 hitters and struck out 1,222 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.34.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 16th in the league. The Angels hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Andrelton Simmons comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .342. He has 146 hits this year along with 70 RBI in 493 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .428 with an OPS+ of 111. Mike Trout is hitting .316 this season and he has an OBP of .465. He has collected 132 hits in 418 at bats while driving in 68 runs. He has an OPS+ of 196 and a slugging percentage of .622. The Angels as a unit have 1,203 base hits, including 220 doubles and 186 homers. Los Angeles has walked 459 times this year and they have struck out on 1,148 occasions. They have had 966 men left on base and have an OPS of .733. They have scored 4.55 runs per game and totaled 650 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rangers +109
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