Los Angeles Angels at Boston Red Sox MLB Game Picks 8/11/2019
Sunday, August 11, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Patrick Sandoval vs. Andrew Cashner
Fenway Park is the site where Rafael Devers and the Boston Red Sox (61-56, 3rd in AL East) will take on the Los Angeles Angels (56-60, 4th in AL West) on Sunday.
The Angels have been solid for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 56-60-0 SU. The Red Sox are covering 52.1% of the time, going 61-56-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels have been a dicey Over choice for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 54-55-7.
The Angels are covering 45.8% of the time on the road, having gone 27-32-0 straight up.
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Red Sox are covering 50.9% of the time at Fenway Park, going 29-28-0 SU.
The Red Sox have been a bad Under choice for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 69-45-3.
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
8/5/2019 Luke Bard RP Triceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
8/5/2019 Felix Pena RP Knee Out for the season
8/4/2019 Andrelton Simmons SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
8/4/2019 Griffin Canning SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 12
8/3/2019 Andrew Heaney SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
8/3/2019 Noe Ramirez RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 12
7/29/2019 Keynan Middleton RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 31
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
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
8/8/2019 David Price SP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Aug 16
8/7/2019 Heath Hembree RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
8/7/2019 Dustin Pedroia 2B Knee Out for the season
8/6/2019 Steven Wright RP Toe Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
7/18/2019 Steve Pearce 1B Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 16
11/1/2019 Austin Maddox RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 56-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Patrick Sandoval has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 3.60 and a WHIP of 1.00 this season. He has 8 strikeouts over his 5 innings pitched and he's given up 3 hits. He's allowed 5.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.56 and they have given up 519 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 558 hitters and walked 221 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.98. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 999 base hits and 569 earned runs. They have allowed 185 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 408 batters and struck out 1,018. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.91.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .253, good for 15th in the league. The Angels hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .299 with an on-base percentage of .439. He has 115 hits this season in 385 at bats with 89 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .668 and an OPS+ of 188. David Fletcher is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 114 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 405 at bats. His OPS+ is 95 while his slugging percentage is at .390. The Angels have 1,003 hits, including 197 doubles and 168 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 416 times so far this season and they have struck out 854 times as a unit. They have left 805 men on base and have a team OPS of .764. They score 4.96 runs per contest and have scored a total of 575 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 61-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.68, Andrew Cashner has a 10-7 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 86 strikeouts over the 125 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 124 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 412 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 529 batters and walked 207 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.77. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,050 base knocks and 564 earned runs this season. They have given up 161 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 410 hitters and struck out 1,185 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.27.
As a team, they are batting .273, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .470 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.7 hits per contest. Rafael Devers comes into this matchup batting .315 with an OBP of .364. He has 147 hits this year along with 87 RBI in 466 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .558 with an OPS+ of 133. Mookie Betts is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .387. He has collected 128 hits in 458 at bats while driving in 59 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .483. The Red Sox as a unit have 1,148 base hits, including 252 doubles and 180 homers. Boston has walked 432 times this year and they have struck out on 997 occasions. They have had 857 men left on base and have an OPS of .814. They have scored 5.66 runs per game and totaled 668 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Sox
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