Los Angeles Angels at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Game Picks 7/23/2019
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Felix Pena vs. Kenta Maeda
Max Muncy and the Los Angeles Dodgers (67-35, 1st in NL West) play the Los Angeles Angels (52-49, 3rd in AL West) at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. The Dodgers open this game at -112 while the Angels are priced at +102. The over/under has been set at 9.
The Angels have been decent for baseball bettors, having gone 52-49-0 SU. Los Angeles covers 65.7% of the time, going 67-35-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been very good for baseball bettors as favorites, going 65-32-0 SU. The Angels cover 42.9% of the time as an underdog, having gone 21-28-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels have been a solid Under play for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 47-47-7.
Los Angeles covers 49.0% of the time on the road, having gone 25-26-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles covers 76.9% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 40-12-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been a solid Over play for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 51-46-5.
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
7/20/2019 Andrew Heaney SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
7/20/2019 Keynan Middleton RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/18/2019 JC Ramirez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
7/14/2019 Jonathan Lucroy C Nose Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
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 Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
7/20/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 3
7/19/2019 Dylan Floro RP Neck Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
7/15/2019 Chris Taylor LF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/14/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
7/1/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
6/26/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 52-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Felix Pena has a 7-3 record with an earned run average of 4.92 and a WHIP of 1.19 this season. He has 91 strikeouts over his 86 innings pitched and he's given up 74 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 440 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 487 hitters and walked 196 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.9. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 856 base hits and 486 earned runs. They have allowed 159 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 360 batters and struck out 894. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.89.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Angels hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. David Fletcher is hitting .292 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 100 hits this season in 343 at bats with 34 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .411 and an OPS+ of 104. Mike Trout is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .448. He has totaled 98 hits and he has driven in 79 men in 327 at bats. His OPS+ is 191 while his slugging percentage is at .664. The Angels have 898 hits, including 171 doubles and 146 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 365 times so far this season and they have struck out 710 times as a unit. They have left 710 men on base and have a team OPS of .779. They score 5.15 runs per contest and have scored a total of 520 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 67-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.71, Kenta Maeda has a 7-6 record and a 1.05 WHIP. He has 106 strikeouts over the 104.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 75 hits. He's allowing 6.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.16 and they have given up 263 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 327 batters and walked 111 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.34. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 756 base knocks and 337 earned runs this season. They have given up 121 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 229 hitters and struck out 933 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.08 while their FIP as a staff is 3.78.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 7th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .474 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Max Muncy comes into this matchup batting .268 with an OBP of .371. He has 91 hits this year along with 68 RBI in 339 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .546 with an OPS+ of 139. Cody Bellinger is hitting .332 this season and he has an OBP of .433. He has collected 116 hits in 349 at bats while driving in 77 runs. He has an OPS+ of 191 and a slugging percentage of .691. The Dodgers as a unit have 916 base hits, including 182 doubles and 173 homers. Los Angeles has walked 394 times this year and they have struck out on 827 occasions. They have had 757 men left on base and have an OPS of .819. They have scored 5.46 runs per game and totaled 557 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -112
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