Oakland Athletics at Los Angeles Angels MLB Point Spread Picks 9/24/2019
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Homer Bailey vs. Dillon Peters
Marcus Semien and the Oakland Athletics (94-62, 2nd in AL West) go to Angel Stadium on Tuesday where they'll meet the Los Angeles Angels (70-86, 4th in AL West). The Angels open this game at +178 while the Athletics are coming in at -190. The total has been set at 9.5.
The Athletics have been great for MLB bettors, having gone 94-62-0 SU. Los Angeles is covering 44.9% of the time, going 70-86-0 straight up.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Athletics have been an inconsistent Under play for O/U bettors, having gone 71-82-3.
The Athletics are covering 56.0% of the time as the road team, having gone 42-33-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels are covering 49.3% of the time at Angel Stadium, going 36-37-0 SU.
The Angels have been an inconsistent Under play for O/U bettors, having gone 77-72-7.
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
9/22/2019 Lou Trivino RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/18/2019 Blake Treinen RP Back Out for the season
9/17/2019 Stephen Piscotty RF Ankle Out for the season
9/9/2019 Luis Barrera LF Shoulder Out for the season
5/15/2019 Daniel Gossett RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
9/21/2019 Max Stassi C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 28
9/18/2019 Stella Tommy La Stella 2B Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/18/2019 Luis Rengifo 2B Hand Out for the season
9/15/2019 Mike Trout CF Foot Out for the season
9/14/2019 Justin Upton LF Knee Out for the season
9/12/2019 Shohei Ohtani DH Knee Out for the season
9/11/2019 Cam Bedrosian RP Forearm Out for the season
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
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 94-62 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Homer Bailey has a 13-8 record with an earned run average of 4.55 and a WHIP of 1.31 this season. He has 146 strikeouts over his 158.1 innings pitched and he's given up 154 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.97 and they have given up 487 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 579 hitters and walked 213 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 4.03. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 1,301 base hits and 633 earned runs. They have allowed 199 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 462 batters and struck out 1,249. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.40.
As a team Oakland is hitting .250, good for 16th in the league. The Athletics hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Marcus Semien is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .369. He has 183 hits this season in 638 at bats with 91 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .525 and an OPS+ of 139. Matt Chapman is hitting .246 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .340. He has totaled 138 hits and he has driven in 87 men in 562 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .502. The Athletics have 1,343 hits, including 287 doubles and 250 home runs. Oakland has walked 555 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,293 times as a unit. They have left 1,034 men on base and have a team OPS of .780. They score 5.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 832 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 70-86 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.81, Dillon Peters has a 3-3 record and a 1.51 WHIP. He has 50 strikeouts over the 63.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 73 hits. He's allowing 10.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.72 and they have given up 700 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 735 batters and walked 303 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.16. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,364 base knocks and 794 earned runs this season. They have given up 255 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 548 hitters and struck out 1,350 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 5.02.Related: Gambling 101 - MLB Betting Tips - Tony George of Doc's Sports
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 17th in the league. The Angels hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Kole Calhoun comes into this matchup batting .237 with an OBP of .328. He has 126 hits this year along with 74 RBI in 532 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .479 with an OPS+ of 112. David Fletcher is hitting .290 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 166 hits in 572 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .388. The Angels as a unit have 1,329 base hits, including 255 doubles and 215 homers. Los Angeles has walked 572 times this year and they have struck out on 1,216 occasions. They have had 1,089 men left on base and have an OPS of .752. They have scored 4.82 runs per game and totaled 752 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Athletics (-190)
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