Los Angeles Angels at Toronto Blue Jays MLB Betting Tips 6/18/2019
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Skaggs vs. Marcus Stroman
Rogers Centre is the site where Freddy Galvis and the Toronto Blue Jays (26-45, 4th in AL East) will play the Los Angeles Angels (35-37, 4th in AL West) on Tuesday. The Blue Jays open this contest at +106 while the Angels are priced at -116. The over/under is set at 9.
The Angels have been a less than ideal bet for wagerers, having gone 35-37-0 SU. The Blue Jays cover 36.6% of the time, going 26-45-0 straight up. The Angels have been excellent for MLB wagerers as the favorite, going 19-15-0 SU. Toronto has went 17-34-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 33.3% of the time.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels have been an inconsistent Over option for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 32-34-6.
Los Angeles covers 45.7% of the time as the road team, having gone 16-19-0 straight up.
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
Toronto covers 35.3% of the time at Rogers Centre, going 12-22-0 SU.
The Blue Jays have been an inconsistent Over option for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 33-35-3.
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
6/16/2019 Andrelton Simmons SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
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 Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
6/16/2019 David Phelps RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/15/2019 Devon Travis 2B Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/13/2019 Elvis Luciano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/13/2019 Ryan Tepera RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
6/12/2019 Ken Giles RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 22
6/12/2019 Clay Buchholz SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/11/2019 Jacob Waguespack RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/5/2019 Ryan Borucki RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 7
6/4/2019 Dalton Pompey CF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
5/15/2019 Matt Shoemaker SP Knee Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 35-37 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs has a 5-6 record with an earned run average of 5.00 and a WHIP of 1.40 this season. He has 64 strikeouts over his 63 innings pitched and he's given up 64 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.62 and they have given up 315 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 348 hitters and walked 141 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.04. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 615 base hits and 356 earned runs. They have allowed 118 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 252 batters and struck out 635. 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 4.95.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .257, good for 11th in the league. The Angels hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Tommy La Stella is hitting .301 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 69 hits this season in 229 at bats with 39 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .524 and an OPS+ of 133. Mike Trout is hitting .285 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .455. He has totaled 65 hits and he has driven in 46 men in 228 at bats. His OPS+ is 185 while his slugging percentage is at .614. The Angels have 628 hits, including 120 doubles and 101 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 267 times so far this season and they have struck out 472 times as a unit. They have left 508 men on base and have a team OPS of .771. They score 5.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 363 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 26-45 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.18, Marcus Stroman has a 4-8 record and a 1.31 WHIP. He has 68 strikeouts over the 87.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 87 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 256 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 296 batters and walked 124 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.71. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 621 base knocks and 328 earned runs this season. They have given up 100 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 277 hitters and struck out 585 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.85.
As a team, they are batting .223, good for 30th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .289, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Freddy Galvis comes into this matchup batting .254 with an OBP of .293. He has 64 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 252 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .425 with an OPS+ of 93. Randal Grichuk is hitting .215 this season and he has an OBP of .274. He has collected 57 hits in 265 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 81 and a slugging percentage of .400. The Blue Jays as a unit have 529 base hits, including 108 doubles and 88 homers. Toronto has walked 209 times this year and they have struck out on 645 occasions. They have had 425 men left on base and have an OPS of .675. They have scored 3.94 runs per game and totaled 280 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Angels -116
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