Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics MLB Point Spread Picks 9/3/2019
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jaime Barria vs. Mike Fiers
Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels (65-73, 4th in AL West) go to Oakland Coliseum on Tuesday where they'll meet the Oakland Athletics (78-58, 2nd in AL West). The Athletics open this contest at -175 while the Angels are coming in at +165. The over/under has been set at 9.5.
The Angels have been a pretty good bet for bettors, having gone 65-73-0 SU. Oakland is covering 57.4% of the time, going 78-58-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels have been a hot and cold Under play for over/under bettors, having gone 68-63-7.
Los Angeles is covering 43.5% of the time as the away team, having gone 30-39-0 straight up.
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
Oakland is covering 64.2% of the time at Oakland Coliseum, going 43-24-0 SU.
The Athletics have been a hot and cold Under play for over/under bettors, having gone 61-73-2.
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
9/1/2019 Justin Anderson RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
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 Oakland Athletics Injuries
8/26/2019 Stephen Piscotty RF Ankle Expected to be out until at least Sep 12
8/17/2019 Ramon Laureano CF Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Sep 4
5/15/2019 Daniel Gossett RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 65-73 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jaime Barria has a 4-7 record with an earned run average of 6.10 and a WHIP of 1.44 this season. He has 59 strikeouts over his 62 innings pitched and he's given up 69 hits. He's allowed 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.71 and they have given up 620 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 656 hitters and walked 262 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 1,210 base hits and 685 earned runs. They have allowed 219 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 481 batters and struck out 1,219. 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 4.88.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .252, good for 14th in the league. The Angels hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .293 with an on-base percentage of .439. He has 134 hits this season in 458 at bats with 101 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .642 and an OPS+ of 182. David Fletcher is hitting .285 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 142 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 499 at bats. His OPS+ is 95 while his slugging percentage is at .391. The Angels have 1,193 hits, including 237 doubles and 194 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 514 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,047 times as a unit. They have left 968 men on base and have a team OPS of .762. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 690 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 78-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.40, Mike Fiers has a 13-3 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 111 strikeouts over the 164 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 141 hits. He's allowing 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.17 and they have given up 434 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 481 batters and walked 187 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 4.06. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,146 base knocks and 558 earned runs this season. They have given up 165 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 415 hitters and struck out 1,060 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.38.Related: Jay Kornegay - Westgate Superbook Football Super Contest - Over 28 Million in Winnings Paid
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 17th in the league. The Athletics hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Marcus Semien comes into this matchup batting .272 with an OBP of .354. He has 152 hits this year along with 73 RBI in 559 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .488 with an OPS+ of 125. Matt Chapman is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .345. He has collected 128 hits in 495 at bats while driving in 75 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .523. The Athletics as a unit have 1,169 base hits, including 246 doubles and 215 homers. Oakland has walked 475 times this year and they have struck out on 1,107 occasions. They have had 904 men left on base and have an OPS of .772. They have scored 5.14 runs per game and totaled 704 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Angels (+165)
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