Los Angeles Angels at New York Yankees MLB Game Picks 9/18/2019
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Dillon Peters vs. CC Sabathia
Kole Calhoun and the Los Angeles Angels (68-82, 4th in AL West) travel to Yankee Stadium on Wednesday where they'll meet the New York Yankees (98-53, 1st in AL East). The odds on this game have the Angels priced at +270 and the Yankees are at -305. The O/U opens at 10.5.
The Angels have been solid for MLB bettors, having gone 68-82-0 SU. The Yankees cover 64.9% of the time, going 98-53-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels have been a hot and cold Under choice for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 73-70-7.
Los Angeles is covering 42.7% of the time as a visitor, having gone 32-43-0 straight up.
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
New York is covering 70.7% of the time at Yankee Stadium, going 53-22-0 SU.
The Yankees have been an awful Under choice for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 80-65-6.
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
9/16/2019 Stella Tommy La Stella 2B Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
9/16/2019 Max Stassi C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/15/2019 Mike Trout CF Foot Out for the season
9/14/2019 Justin Upton LF Knee Out for the season
9/12/2019 Shohei Ohtani DH Knee Out for the season
9/11/2019 Cam Bedrosian RP Forearm Out for the season
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 New York Yankees Injuries
9/16/2019 Giancarlo Stanton LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
9/15/2019 Jonathan Holder RP Shoulder Out for the season
9/13/2019 Gary Sanchez C Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/13/2019 Edwin Encarnacion DH Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/12/2019 J.A SP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 19
9/10/2019 Mike Tauchman LF Calf Out for the season
9/8/2019 Greg Bird 1B Foot Out for the season
9/8/2019 Aaron Hicks CF Elbow Out for the season
9/8/2019 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Out for the season
9/8/2019 Luis Severino SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/1/2019 David Hale RP Back Out for the season
9/1/2019 Jake Barrett RP Elbow Out for the season
5/21/2019 Miguel Andujar DH Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 68-82 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dillon Peters has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 4.83 and a WHIP of 1.49 this season. He has 48 strikeouts over his 59.2 innings pitched and he's given up 68 hits. He's allowed 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.70 and they have given up 670 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 706 hitters and walked 291 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 5.08. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 1,309 base hits and 754 earned runs. They have allowed 239 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 527 batters and struck out 1,306. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.94.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .249, good for 17th in the league. The Angels hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Kole Calhoun is hitting .231 with an on-base percentage of .325. He has 117 hits this season in 507 at bats with 71 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .473 and an OPS+ of 110. David Fletcher is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .349. He has totaled 157 hits and he has driven in 46 men in 545 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .385. The Angels have 1,280 hits, including 251 doubles and 211 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 552 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,150 times as a unit. They have left 1,042 men on base and have a team OPS of .756. They score 4.87 runs per contest and have scored a total of 731 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 98-53 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.95, CC Sabathia has a 5-8 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 101 strikeouts over the 103.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 107 hits. He's allowing 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.11 and they have given up 554 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 667 batters and walked 242 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,285 base knocks and 655 earned runs this season. They have given up 235 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 473 hitters and struck out 1,405 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.54.
As a team, they are batting .270, good for 3rd in the league. The Yankees hold a .493 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Gleyber Torres comes into this matchup batting .284 with an OBP of .344. He has 147 hits this year along with 87 RBI in 518 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .544 with an OPS+ of 132. Aaron Judge is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .384. He has collected 94 hits in 345 at bats while driving in 50 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .519. The Yankees as a unit have 1,409 base hits, including 272 doubles and 286 homers. New York has walked 536 times this year and they have struck out on 1,319 occasions. They have had 986 men left on base and have an OPS of .834. They have scored 5.87 runs per game and totaled 886 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees (-305)
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