Los Angeles Angels at Chicago White Sox MLB Game Picks 9/7/2019
Saturday, September 7, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Heaney vs. Dylan Covey
Jose Abreu and the Chicago White Sox (62-78, 3rd in AL Central) play the Los Angeles Angels (65-76, 4th in AL West) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Saturday, September 7, 2019. The Angels open this matchup at -150 while the White Sox are coming in at +140. The O/U opens at 10.
The Angels have been pretty good for baseball bettors, having gone 65-76-0 SU. Chicago is covering 44.3% of the time, going 62-78-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels have been a decent Over choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 70-64-7.
The Angels cover 41.7% of the time as a visitor, having gone 30-42-0 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 choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 65-70-5.
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Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
9/5/2019 Albert Pujols 1B Illness Probable for Sep 6
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 Jon Jay RF Hip Out for the season
9/3/2019 Manny Banuelos SP Foot Probable for Sep 6
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 65-76 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Heaney has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 4.16 and a WHIP of 1.20 this season. He has 92 strikeouts over his 75.2 innings pitched and he's given up 66 hits. He's allowed 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.79 and they have given up 635 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 665 hitters and walked 274 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 5.05. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 1,231 base hits and 705 earned runs. They have allowed 224 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 496 batters and struck out 1,237. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.91.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .251, good for 16th in the league. The Angels hold a .432 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. David Fletcher is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .345. He has 148 hits this season in 513 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .392 and an OPS+ of 96. Mike Trout is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .439. He has totaled 137 hits and he has driven in 104 men in 468 at bats. His OPS+ is 184 while his slugging percentage is at .647. The Angels have 1,217 hits, including 241 doubles and 199 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 522 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,075 times as a unit. They have left 985 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 4.97 runs per contest and have scored a total of 701 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 62-78 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.88, Dylan Covey has a 1-7 record and a 1.61 WHIP. He has 35 strikeouts over the 52.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 61 hits. He's allowing 10.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.1. 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 9.2 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 4.96. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,254 base knocks and 674 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 501 hitters and struck out 1,130 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 4.89.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 12th in the league. The White Sox hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .323. He has 155 hits this year along with 106 RBI in 552 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .496 with an OPS+ of 115. Tim Anderson is hitting .332 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 140 hits in 422 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 127 and a slugging percentage of .507. The White Sox as a unit have 1,220 base hits, including 221 doubles and 148 homers. Chicago has walked 327 times this year and they have struck out on 1,334 occasions. They have had 921 men left on base and have an OPS of .712. They have scored 4.24 runs per game and totaled 593 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox (+140)
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