New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels MLB Picks & Predictions 4/22/2019
Monday, April 22, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: J.A. Happ vs. Matt Harvey
The New York Yankees visit Angel Stadium on Monday, April 22, 2019 to play the Los Angeles Angels. The probable starters are J.A. Happ for the Yankees and Matt Harvey for the Angels.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -108 and Los Angeles at -102. The Yankees have a 9-11-0 over/under record and a 11-9-0 run line mark. The Angels are 10-13-0 against the run line and have a 11-12-0 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 9-11-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 11-9-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 11-12-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 10-13-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
04/20/19 RF Aaron Judge Side is downgraded to out Sunday vs Kansas City Royals
04/17/19 1B Greg Bird Foot 10-day IL (04/14)
04/17/19 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Hip 60-day IL (03/25)
04/12/19 C Gary Sanchez Leg 10-day IL (04/12)
04/03/19 SS Troy Tulowitzki Calf 10-day IL (04/03)
04/03/19 3B Miguel Andujar Shoulder is out indefinitely
04/01/19 DH Giancarlo Stanton Biceps 10-day IL (04/01)
03/30/19 P Ben Heller Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 CF Aaron Hicks Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Dellin Betances Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 SS Didi Gregorius Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow 60-day IL (03/23)
03/25/19 P Luis Severino Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
04/16/19 P Tyler Skaggs Ankle 10-day IL (04/13)
03/30/19 LF Michael Hermosillo Undisclosed 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 LF Justin Upton Toe 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P JC Ramirez Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Keynan Middleton Elbow 60-day IL (03/16)
03/25/19 P Nick Tropeano Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Shohei Ohtani Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Taylor Cole Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 10-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher J.A. Happ has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 7.23 and a WHIP of 1.66 this season. He has 17 strikeouts over his 18.2 innings pitched and he's given up 25 hits. He's allowed 12.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 60 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 82 hitters and walked 30 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.61. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 153 base hits and 70 earned runs. They have allowed 22 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 67 batters and struck out 194. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 3.72.
As a team New York is hitting .254, good for 14th in the league. The Yankees hold a .465 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Luke Voit is hitting .225 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 16 hits this season in 71 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .423 and an OPS+ of 106. Gleyber Torres is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .298. He has totaled 20 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 78 at bats. His OPS+ is 98 while his slugging percentage is at .462. The Yankees have 165 hits, including 29 doubles and 36 home runs. New York has walked 79 times so far this season and they have struck out 170 times as a unit. They have left 135 men on base and have a team OPS of .805. They score 5.1 runs per contest and have scored a total of 102 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 8-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.64, Matt Harvey has a 0-2 record and a 1.82 WHIP. He has 14 strikeouts over the 18.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 26 hits. He's allowing 12.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.28 and they have given up 65 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 89 batters and walked 42 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.8 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 4.9. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 175 base knocks and 98 earned runs this season. They have given up 35 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 80 hitters and struck out 168 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 5.31.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 20th in the league. The Angels hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Brian Goodwin comes into this matchup batting .340 with an OBP of .414. He has 17 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 50 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .560 with an OPS+ of 161. Jonathan Lucroy is hitting .297 this season and he has an OBP of .328. He has collected 19 hits in 64 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 80 and a slugging percentage of .328. The Angels as a unit have 161 base hits, including 33 doubles and 22 homers. Los Angeles has walked 75 times this year and they have struck out on 124 occasions. They have had 139 men left on base and have an OPS of .703. They have scored 4.19 runs per game and totaled 88 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees -108
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