Baltimore Orioles at Los Angeles Angels MLB Picks & Predictions 7/25/2019
Thursday, July 25, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Tom Eshelman vs. Griffin Canning
Angel Stadium is the venue where David Fletcher and the Los Angeles Angels (53-49, 3rd in AL West) will take on the Baltimore Orioles (32-68, 5th in AL East) on Thursday. The Angels open this matchup at -160 while the Orioles are coming in at +150. The O/U is set at 9.5.
The Orioles have been excellent for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 32-68-0 SU. Los Angeles is covering 52.0% of the time, going 53-49-0 straight up. The Angels have been a very good choice for MLB wagerers as the favorite, going 31-21-0 SU. Baltimore has went 30-66-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 31.2% of the time.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles have been a dicey Under bet for O/U bettors, having gone 48-44-8.
Baltimore is covering 34.7% of the time as the away team, having gone 17-32-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels cover 56.2% of the time at Angel Stadium, going 27-21-0 SU.
The Angels have been an inconsistent Over bet for O/U bettors, having gone 47-48-7.
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
7/20/2019 Nate Karns RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/16/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 16
7/1/2019 Josh Rogers RP Elbow Out for the season
6/11/2019 Alex Cobb SP Hip Out for the season
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
7/20/2019 Andrew Heaney SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
7/20/2019 Keynan Middleton RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/18/2019 JC Ramirez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
7/14/2019 Jonathan Lucroy C Nose Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
7/12/2019 Zack Cozart 3B Shoulder Out for the season
7/3/2019 Stella Tommy La Stella 2B Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 32-68 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tom Eshelman has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 6.91 and a WHIP of 1.54 this season. He has 10 strikeouts over his 14.1 innings pitched and he's given up 17 hits. He's allowed 10.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.07 and they have given up 426 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen and they've struck out 385 hitters and walked 184 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.56. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 933 base hits and 545 earned runs. They have allowed 189 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 352 batters and struck out 764. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 5.64.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .242, good for 23rd in the league. The Orioles hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Trey Mancini is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 104 hits this season in 363 at bats with 47 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .532 and an OPS+ of 130. Jonathan Villar is hitting .251 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .315. He has totaled 97 hits and he has driven in 42 men in 386 at bats. His OPS+ is 90 while his slugging percentage is at .402. The Orioles have 828 hits, including 150 doubles and 126 home runs. Baltimore has walked 263 times so far this season and they have struck out 910 times as a unit. They have left 637 men on base and have a team OPS of .709. They score 4.28 runs per contest and have scored a total of 428 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 53-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.67, Griffin Canning has a 3-5 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 77 strikeouts over the 71.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 60 hits. He's allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 449 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 495 batters and walked 202 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.89. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 865 base knocks and 490 earned runs this season. They have given up 159 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 367 hitters and struck out 904 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.88.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Angels hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. David Fletcher comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .353. He has 101 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 347 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .409 with an OPS+ of 104. Mike Trout is hitting .298 this season and he has an OBP of .445. He has collected 99 hits in 332 at bats while driving in 80 runs. He has an OPS+ of 191 and a slugging percentage of .666. The Angels as a unit have 909 base hits, including 175 doubles and 148 homers. Los Angeles has walked 368 times this year and they have struck out on 720 occasions. They have had 720 men left on base and have an OPS of .780. They have scored 5.15 runs per game and totaled 525 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +150
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