Los Angeles Angels at Baltimore Orioles Expert MLB Picks Against the Spread 5/10/2019
Friday, May 10, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Cahill vs. Dan Straily
The Los Angeles Angels visit Oriole Park on Friday, May 10, 2019 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Trevor Cahill for the Angels and Dan Straily for the Orioles.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -155 and Baltimore at +145. The Angels have a 21-17-1 over/under record and a 16-23-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 16-21-0 against the run line and have a 20-16-1 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 21-17-1 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 16-23-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 20-16-1 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 16-21-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
05/08/19 3B Tommy La Stella Back is questionable Thursday vs Detroit Tigers
04/23/19 LF Justin Upton Toe 60-day IL (04/23)
03/30/19 LF Michael Hermosillo Undisclosed 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P JC Ramirez Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Keynan Middleton Elbow 60-day IL (03/16)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/28/19 P Alex Cobb Back 10-day IL (04/27)
04/12/19 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day IL (04/10)
04/10/19 P Nate Karns Forearm 10-day IL (04/09)
03/28/19 DH Mark Trumbo Groin 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 16-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Cahill has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 6.95 and a WHIP of 1.46 this season. He has 27 strikeouts over his 33.2 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He's allowed 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.26 and they have given up 141 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 175 hitters and walked 71 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.09. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 305 base hits and 180 earned runs. They have allowed 55 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 134 batters and struck out 304. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.90.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .239, good for 20th in the league. The Angels hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .462. He has 30 hits this season in 107 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .542 and an OPS+ of 173. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .295 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .313. He has totaled 43 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 146 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .432. The Angels have 286 hits, including 57 doubles and 46 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 130 times so far this season and they have struck out 212 times as a unit. They have left 236 men on base and have a team OPS of .727. They score 4.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 166 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 13-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.43, Dan Straily has a 1-2 record and a 1.87 WHIP. He has 11 strikeouts over the 23 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 33 hits. He's allowing 12.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.95 and they have given up 164 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 150 batters and walked 75 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.52. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 344 base knocks and 201 earned runs this season. They have given up 80 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 133 hitters and struck out 286 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 5.97.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 22nd in the league. The Orioles hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Jonathan Villar comes into this matchup batting .257 with an OBP of .309. He has 39 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 152 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .408 with an OPS+ of 95. Trey Mancini is hitting .328 this season and he has an OBP of .381. He has collected 44 hits in 134 at bats while driving in 15 runs. He has an OPS+ of 154 and a slugging percentage of .560. The Orioles as a unit have 302 base hits, including 56 doubles and 39 homers. Baltimore has walked 96 times this year and they have struck out on 324 occasions. They have had 242 men left on base and have an OPS of .684. They have scored 4.03 runs per game and totaled 149 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels -155
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