Baltimore Orioles at Los Angeles Angels MLB Picks & Predictions 7/26/2019
Friday, July 26, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Asher Wojciechowski vs. Griffin Canning
Jonathan Villar and the Baltimore Orioles (32-69, 5th in AL East) go to Angel Stadium on Friday where they'll take on the Los Angeles Angels (54-49, 3rd in AL West). The moneyline on this contest has the Orioles coming in at +211 and the Angels are at -229. The over/under is set at 9.5.
The Orioles have been bad for MLB wagerers, having gone 32-69-0 SU. Los Angeles covers 52.4% of the time, going 54-49-0 straight up. The Angels have been an excellent play for wagerers as favorites, going 31-21-0 SU. The Orioles cover 30.9% of the time as the underdog, having gone 30-67-0 straight up.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles have been an inconsistent Under play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 48-45-8.
The Orioles cover 34.0% of the time as the away team, having gone 17-33-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
Los Angeles covers 56.2% of the time at Angel Stadium, going 27-21-0 SU.
The Angels have been a dicey Over play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 47-49-7.
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
7/24/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
7/20/2019 Nate Karns RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
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
7/24/2019 JC Ramirez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
7/20/2019 Keynan Middleton RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/20/2019 Andrew Heaney SP Shoulder 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 32-69 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Asher Wojciechowski has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 3.91 and a WHIP of 1.04 this season. He has 31 strikeouts over his 23 innings pitched and he's given up 17 hits. He's allowed 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.05 and they have given up 431 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen and they've struck out 389 hitters and walked 188 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.56. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 944 base hits and 550 earned runs. They have allowed 191 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 359 batters and struck out 772. 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 5.65.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .242, good for 26th in the league. The Orioles hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Jonathan Villar is hitting .248 with an on-base percentage of .312. He has 97 hits this season in 391 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .396 and an OPS+ of 88. Trey Mancini is hitting .285 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 105 hits and he has driven in 48 men in 368 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .535. The Orioles have 835 hits, including 151 doubles and 128 home runs. Baltimore has walked 267 times so far this season and they have struck out 922 times as a unit. They have left 647 men on base and have a team OPS of .710. They score 4.26 runs per contest and have scored a total of 430 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 54-49 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 4.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 451 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 497 batters and walked 205 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 4.86. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 870 base knocks and 492 earned runs this season. They have given up 160 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 372 hitters and struck out 909 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 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 .335, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .443. He has 99 hits this year along with 81 RBI in 334 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .662 with an OPS+ of 190. David Fletcher is hitting .293 this season and he has an OBP of .355. He has collected 103 hits in 351 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 105 and a slugging percentage of .410. The Angels as a unit have 915 base hits, including 177 doubles and 149 homers. Los Angeles has walked 371 times this year and they have struck out on 726 occasions. They have had 725 men left on base and have an OPS of .778. They have scored 5.13 runs per game and totaled 528 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +211
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