Los Angeles Angels at Chicago White Sox MLB Game Picks 9/6/2019
Friday, September 6, 2019
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: Dillon Peters vs. Lucas Giolito
Guaranteed Rate Field is the venue where Tim Anderson and the Chicago White Sox (61-78, 3rd in AL Central) will take on the Los Angeles Angels (65-75, 4th in AL West) on Friday. The White Sox open this contest at -135 while the Angels are priced at +115. The over/under is set at 9.
The Angels have been a pretty good choice for MLB wagerers, having gone 65-75-0 SU. The White Sox cover 43.9% of the time, going 61-78-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels have been a decent Over play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 69-64-7.
Los Angeles is covering 42.2% of the time as the away team, having gone 30-41-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox cover 48.5% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 33-35-0 SU.
The White Sox have been a decent Over play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 65-69-5.
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Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
9/3/2019 Justin Anderson RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
8/31/2019 Cam Bedrosian RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
8/28/2019 Stella Tommy La Stella 2B Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/22/2019 Griffin Canning SP Elbow Out for the season
8/5/2019 Felix Pena RP Knee Out for the season
7/12/2019 Zack Cozart 3B Shoulder Out for the season
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
9/3/2019 Manny Banuelos SP Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
9/3/2019 Jon Jay RF Hip Out for the season
7/8/2019 Ryan Burr RP Elbow Out for the season
6/7/2019 Carlos Rodon SP Elbow Out for the season
3/11/2019 Michael Kopech SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 65-75 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dillon Peters has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 4.13 and a WHIP of 1.38 this season. He has 44 strikeouts over his 52.1 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He's allowed 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.72 and they have given up 626 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 663 hitters and walked 267 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 5.01. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 1,221 base hits and 695 earned runs. They have allowed 223 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 489 batters and struck out 1,234. They have walked 3.5 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 4.90.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .251, good for 15th in the league. The Angels hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .290 with an on-base percentage of .437. He has 135 hits this season in 465 at bats with 102 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .641 and an OPS+ of 181. David Fletcher is hitting .287 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .345. He has totaled 146 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 508 at bats. His OPS+ is 96 while his slugging percentage is at .392. The Angels have 1,206 hits, including 240 doubles and 197 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 521 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,066 times as a unit. They have left 981 men on base and have a team OPS of .760. They score 4.96 runs per contest and have scored a total of 695 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 61-78 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.30, Lucas Giolito has a 14-8 record and a 1.09 WHIP. He has 210 strikeouts over the 163.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 123 hits. He's allowing 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.61 and they have given up 464 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 444 batters and walked 224 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.99. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,253 base knocks and 673 earned runs this season. They have given up 205 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 498 hitters and struck out 1,119 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.92.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 12th in the league. The White Sox hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Tim Anderson comes into this matchup batting .331 with an OBP of .352. He has 138 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 417 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .506 with an OPS+ of 126. Jose Abreu is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 155 hits in 552 at bats while driving in 106 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .496. The White Sox as a unit have 1,208 base hits, including 216 doubles and 147 homers. Chicago has walked 324 times this year and they have struck out on 1,324 occasions. They have had 913 men left on base and have an OPS of .710. They have scored 4.22 runs per game and totaled 586 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox (-135)
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