Los Angeles Angels at Boston Red Sox MLB Parlay 8/8/2019
Thursday, August 8, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Dillon Peters vs. Chris Sale
Rafael Devers and the Boston Red Sox (60-56, 3rd in AL East) host the Los Angeles Angels (56-59, 4th in AL West) at Fenway Park on Thursday, August 8, 2019.
The Angels have been pretty good for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 56-59-0 SU. Boston covers 51.7% of the time, going 60-56-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels have been a good Under play for over/under bettors, having gone 54-54-7.
Los Angeles covers 46.6% of the time away from home, having gone 27-31-0 straight up.
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
Boston covers 50.0% of the time at Fenway Park, going 28-28-0 SU.
The Red Sox have been a terrible Under play for over/under bettors, having gone 69-44-3.
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
8/6/2019 Blake Swihart C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
8/6/2019 Steven Wright RP Toe Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
8/2/2019 Heath Hembree RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 16
7/18/2019 Steve Pearce 1B Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 16
5/28/2019 Dustin Pedroia 2B Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
11/1/2019 Austin Maddox RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 56-59 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dillon Peters has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 3.20 and a WHIP of 1.42 this season. He has 19 strikeouts over his 25.1 innings pitched and he's given up 29 hits. He's allowed 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.58 and they have given up 519 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 556 hitters and walked 221 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.8 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 4.99. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 994 base hits and 566 earned runs. They have allowed 183 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 407 batters and struck out 1,008. 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.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .254, good for 13th in the league. The Angels hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .299 with an on-base percentage of .440. He has 114 hits this season in 381 at bats with 89 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .672 and an OPS+ of 190. David Fletcher is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .345. He has totaled 114 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 401 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .394. The Angels have 1,001 hits, including 196 doubles and 168 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 416 times so far this season and they have struck out 839 times as a unit. They have left 803 men on base and have a team OPS of .768. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 575 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 60-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.68, Chris Sale has a 5-11 record and a 1.14 WHIP. He has 193 strikeouts over the 132.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 116 hits. He's allowing 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 406 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 519 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 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.82. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,035 base knocks and 560 earned runs this season. They have given up 161 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 407 hitters and struck out 1,161 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.32.
As a team, they are batting .274, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .471 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.8 hits per contest. Rafael Devers comes into this matchup batting .321 with an OBP of .369. He has 147 hits this year along with 87 RBI in 458 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .568 with an OPS+ of 137. Mookie Betts is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .388. He has collected 126 hits in 450 at bats while driving in 59 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .487. The Red Sox as a unit have 1,133 base hits, including 250 doubles and 177 homers. Boston has walked 427 times this year and they have struck out on 976 occasions. They have had 846 men left on base and have an OPS of .815. They have scored 5.7 runs per game and totaled 661 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Angels and over the total runs
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