Los Angeles Angels at Chicago White Sox MLB Game Picks 9/8/2019
Sunday, September 8, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jaime Barria vs. Dylan Cease
David Fletcher and the Los Angeles Angels (66-76, 4th in AL West) head to Guaranteed Rate Field on Sunday where they'll meet the Chicago White Sox (62-79, 3rd in AL Central). The Angels open this matchup at -125 while the White Sox are coming in at +115. The O/U is set at 10.
The Angels have been pretty good for MLB bettors, having gone 66-76-0 SU. Chicago covers 44.0% of the time, going 62-79-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels have been a hot and cold Under pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 70-65-7.
Los Angeles covers 42.5% of the time as the road team, having gone 31-42-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
Chicago covers 47.8% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 33-36-0 SU.
The White Sox have been a hot and cold Under pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 65-71-5.
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Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
9/6/2019 Mike Trout CF Toe Probable for Sep 7
9/6/2019 Albert Pujols 1B Illness Probable for Sep 7
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
9/6/2019 Manny Banuelos SP Foot Probable for Sep 7
9/6/2019 Leury Garcia CF Personal Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
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 66-76 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jaime Barria has a 4-7 record with an earned run average of 6.27 and a WHIP of 1.44 this season. He has 64 strikeouts over his 66 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He's allowed 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.76 and they have given up 635 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 670 hitters and walked 275 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 1,237 base hits and 709 earned runs. They have allowed 225 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 500 batters and struck out 1,245. 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 .251, good for 15th in the league. The Angels hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. David Fletcher is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .343. He has 148 hits this season in 517 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .389 and an OPS+ of 95. Mike Trout is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .437. He has totaled 137 hits and he has driven in 104 men in 470 at bats. His OPS+ is 183 while his slugging percentage is at .645. The Angels have 1,222 hits, including 242 doubles and 202 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 524 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,083 times as a unit. They have left 987 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 4.97 runs per contest and have scored a total of 706 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 62-79 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.75, Dylan Cease has a 3-7 record and a 1.55 WHIP. He has 64 strikeouts over the 58.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 66 hits. He's allowing 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.65 and they have given up 466 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 446 batters and walked 225 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 1,259 base knocks and 679 earned runs this season. They have given up 208 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 503 hitters and struck out 1,138 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.91.
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 .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 .324. He has 156 hits this year along with 107 RBI in 555 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .497 with an OPS+ of 116. Tim Anderson is hitting .333 this season and he has an OBP of .354. He has collected 142 hits in 426 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .514. The White Sox as a unit have 1,226 base hits, including 223 doubles and 149 homers. Chicago has walked 331 times this year and they have struck out on 1,342 occasions. They have had 925 men left on base and have an OPS of .711. They have scored 4.23 runs per game and totaled 597 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox (+115)
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