Baltimore Orioles at Los Angeles Angels MLB Picks & Predictions 7/28/2019
Sunday, July 28, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Bundy vs. Taylor Cole
Jonathan Villar and the Baltimore Orioles (34-69, 5th in AL East) travel to Angel Stadium on Sunday where they'll take on the Los Angeles Angels (54-51, 3rd in AL West). The Angels open this matchup at -176 while the Orioles are coming in at +166. The O/U has been set at 9.5.
The Orioles have been excellent for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 34-69-0 SU. The Angels are covering 51.4% of the time, going 54-51-0 straight up. The Angels have been a great play for MLB wagerers as favorites, going 31-23-0 SU. Baltimore is covering 32.3% of the time as an underdog, having gone 32-67-0 straight up.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles have been a solid Over play for O/U bettors, having gone 50-45-8.
The Orioles are covering 36.5% of the time as a visitor, having gone 19-33-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
Los Angeles is covering 54.0% of the time at Angel Stadium, going 27-23-0 SU.
The Angels have been a solid Under play for O/U bettors, having gone 49-49-7.
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
7/26/2019 John Means SP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 4
7/24/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
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
7/26/2019 Noe Ramirez RP Illness Probable for Jul 27
7/26/2019 JC Ramirez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
7/25/2019 Andrew Heaney SP Shoulder 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
7/14/2019 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 34-69 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Bundy has a 5-11 record with an earned run average of 5.14 and a WHIP of 1.36 this season. He has 102 strikeouts over his 98 innings pitched and he's given up 98 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.99 and they have given up 443 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the bullpen and they've struck out 402 hitters and walked 198 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.4 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 5.52. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 960 base hits and 561 earned runs. They have allowed 194 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 372 batters and struck out 792. They have walked 3.7 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 5.63.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .243, good for 23rd in the league. The Orioles hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Jonathan Villar is hitting .251 with an on-base percentage of .316. He has 101 hits this season in 402 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .403 and an OPS+ of 91. Trey Mancini is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 108 hits and he has driven in 51 men in 381 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .541. The Orioles have 864 hits, including 154 doubles and 132 home runs. Baltimore has walked 274 times so far this season and they have struck out 946 times as a unit. They have left 664 men on base and have a team OPS of .711. They score 4.36 runs per contest and have scored a total of 449 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 54-51 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.00, Taylor Cole has a 0-1 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 28 strikeouts over the 30 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 25 hits. He's allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.52 and they have given up 470 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 512 batters and walked 208 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.92. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 899 base knocks and 511 earned runs this season. They have given up 164 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 379 hitters and struck out 933 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.87.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 10th in the league. The Angels hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, 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 .299 with an OBP of .442. He has 103 hits this year along with 83 RBI in 345 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .661 with an OPS+ of 189. David Fletcher is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .354. He has collected 105 hits in 361 at bats while driving in 35 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .404. The Angels as a unit have 931 base hits, including 182 doubles and 152 homers. Los Angeles has walked 384 times this year and they have struck out on 746 occasions. They have had 742 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 5.13 runs per game and totaled 539 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +166
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