Los Angeles Angels at Texas Rangers MLB Picks 7/1/2019
Monday, July 1, 2019
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Cahill vs. Mike Minor
Shin-Soo Choo and the Texas Rangers (46-37, 2nd in AL West) play the Los Angeles Angels (42-42, 4th in AL West) at Globe Life Park on Monday, July 1, 2019. The Rangers open this matchup at -155 while the Angels are priced at +145. The O/U is set at 10.
The Angels have been a less than ideal bet for baseball bettors, having gone 42-42-0 SU. Texas is covering 55.4% of the time, going 46-37-0 straight up. The Rangers have been a great play for MLB bettors as favorites, going 17-7-0 SU. Los Angeles is covering 42.5% of the time as an underdog, having gone 17-23-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels have been a pretty good Under choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 37-41-6.
The Angels are covering 47.6% of the time on the road, having gone 20-22-0 straight up.
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
Texas is covering 65.1% of the time at Globe Life Park, going 28-15-0 SU.
The Rangers have been a pretty good Under choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 38-44-1.
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
6/28/2019 Matt Harvey SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
6/26/2019 JC Ramirez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/26/2019 Keynan Middleton RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 24
6/25/2019 Zack Cozart 3B Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
6/20/2019 Kevan Smith C Hand Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
6/29/2019 Rougned Odor 2B Hamstring Probable for Jun 30
6/29/2019 Hunter Pence DH Groin Expected to be out until at least Jul 3
6/28/2019 Jeffrey Springs RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
6/26/2019 Isiah Kiner-Falefa C Finger Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/20/2019 Kyle Dowdy RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/20/2019 Taylor Hearn SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
6/19/2019 Luke Farrell SP Jaw Expected to be out until at least Jul 11
6/19/2019 Scott Heineman LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/15/2019 Clayton Blackburn RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/15/2019 Yohander Mendez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 11
5/22/2019 Edinson Volquez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 42-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Cahill has a 2-6 record with an earned run average of 6.93 and a WHIP of 1.41 this season. He has 48 strikeouts over his 62.1 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He's allowed 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.52 and they have given up 359 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the bullpen and they've struck out 403 hitters and walked 162 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.5 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 4.88. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 698 base hits and 402 earned runs. They have allowed 139 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 293 batters and struck out 736. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.96.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .259, good for 9th in the league. The Angels hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .298 with an on-base percentage of .454. He has 82 hits this season in 275 at bats with 57 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .611 and an OPS+ of 184. Tommy La Stella is hitting .297 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .349. He has totaled 82 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 276 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .496. The Angels have 742 hits, including 135 doubles and 119 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 304 times so far this season and they have struck out 555 times as a unit. They have left 594 men on base and have a team OPS of .771. They score 5.01 runs per contest and have scored a total of 421 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 46-37 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.40, Mike Minor has a 8-4 record and a 1.12 WHIP. He has 110 strikeouts over the 112.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 89 hits. He's allowing 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.70 and they have given up 326 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 295 batters and walked 135 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.69. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 763 base knocks and 386 earned runs this season. They have given up 118 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 290 hitters and struck out 696 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.68.Related: Fixed Games - Point Shaving - NBA Refs - NFL fixed Games - Matt Holt and Tony George talk about it all in this video
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 12th in the league. The Rangers hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Shin-Soo Choo comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .382. He has 82 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 291 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .488 with an OPS+ of 123. Elvis Andrus is hitting .307 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 92 hits in 300 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .457. The Rangers as a unit have 725 base hits, including 173 doubles and 115 homers. Texas has walked 298 times this year and they have struck out on 811 occasions. They have had 554 men left on base and have an OPS of .779. They have scored 5.47 runs per game and totaled 454 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Angels +145
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