Los Angeles Angels at Tampa Bay Rays MLB Game Picks 6/15/2019
Saturday, June 15, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Suarez vs. Charlie Morton
Brandon Lowe and the Tampa Bay Rays (41-27, 2nd in AL East) host the Los Angeles Angels (34-35, 4th in AL West) at Tropicana Field on Saturday, June 15, 2019. The moneyline on this contest has the Angels coming in at +203 and the Rays are at -220. The O/U opens at 8.5.
The Angels have been a less than ideal pick for bettors, having gone 34-35-0 SU. The Rays are covering 60.3% of the time, going 41-27-0 straight up. The Rays have been a very good choice for wagerers as favorites, going 32-23-0 SU. The Angels are covering 42.9% of the time as an underdog, having gone 15-20-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels have been a hot and cold Over pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 30-34-5.
The Angels are covering 46.9% of the time as a visitor, having gone 15-17-0 straight up.
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Rays are covering 51.4% of the time at Tropicana Field, going 18-17-0 SU.
The Rays have been a great Under pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 27-37-4.
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
6/13/2019 Andrelton Simmons SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/13/2019 David Fletcher 3B Shoulder Probable for Jun 14
6/13/2019 Justin Upton LF Toe Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/11/2019 Trevor Cahill SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/10/2019 Matt Harvey SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/4/2019 Zack Cozart 3B Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
5/9/2019 JC Ramirez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
4/17/2019 Keynan Middleton RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
6/13/2019 Christian Arroyo 3B Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 23
6/13/2019 Joey Wendle 2B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/11/2019 Tyler Glasnow SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/9/2019 Leon Jose De Leon SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
5/30/2019 Matt Duffy 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
5/20/2019 Anthony Bemboom C Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
4/23/2019 Anthony Banda SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
4/2/2019 Jose Mujica SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 34-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Suarez has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 4.35 and a WHIP of 1.36 this season. He has 10 strikeouts over his 10.1 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He's allowed 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 300 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the bullpen and they've struck out 340 hitters and walked 138 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.98. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 587 base hits and 338 earned runs. They have allowed 114 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 245 batters and struck out 615. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.93.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .257, good for 9th in the league. The Angels hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .457. He has 62 hits this season in 217 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .613 and an OPS+ of 186. Tommy La Stella is hitting .304 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .361. He has totaled 68 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 224 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .531. The Angels have 602 hits, including 113 doubles and 97 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 256 times so far this season and they have struck out 445 times as a unit. They have left 484 men on base and have a team OPS of .772. They score 5.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 349 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 41-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.10, Charlie Morton has a 8-0 record and a 1.02 WHIP. He has 98 strikeouts over the 81.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 54 hits. He's allowing 6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.45 and they have given up 258 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 297 batters and walked 115 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 2.98. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 489 base knocks and 204 earned runs this season. They have given up 58 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 196 hitters and struck out 650 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.11 while their FIP as a staff is 3.34.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 5th in the league. The Rays hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Brandon Lowe comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .341. He has 65 hits this year along with 43 RBI in 226 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .544 with an OPS+ of 134. Austin Meadows is hitting .325 this season and he has an OBP of .402. He has collected 63 hits in 194 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 163 and a slugging percentage of .588. The Rays as a unit have 618 base hits, including 119 doubles and 89 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 235 times this year and they have struck out on 647 occasions. They have had 506 men left on base and have an OPS of .773. They have scored 4.68 runs per game and totaled 318 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rays -220
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