Oakland Athletics at Los Angeles Angels MLB Point Spread Picks 9/25/2019
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Brett Anderson vs. Andrew Heaney
Angel Stadium is the site where David Fletcher and the Los Angeles Angels (70-86, 4th in AL West) will take on the Oakland Athletics (94-62, 2nd in AL West) on Wednesday. The odds on this matchup have the Athletics priced at -177 and the Angels are at +167. The O/U opens at 9.
The Athletics have been a strong play for wagerers, having gone 94-62-0 SU. Los Angeles covers 44.9% of the time, going 70-86-0 straight up.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Athletics have been a hot and cold Under pick for over/under wagerers, having gone 71-82-3.
Oakland covers 56.0% of the time as a visitor, having gone 42-33-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels cover 49.3% of the time at Angel Stadium, going 36-37-0 SU.
The Angels have been a hot and cold Under pick for over/under wagerers, having gone 77-72-7.
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
9/22/2019 Lou Trivino RP Oblique Probable for 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 Brett Anderson has a 12-9 record with an earned run average of 4.00 and a WHIP of 1.32 this season. He has 87 strikeouts over his 171 innings pitched and he's given up 178 hits. He's allowed 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.63. 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. Matt Chapman is hitting .246 with an on-base percentage of .340. He has 138 hits this season in 562 at bats with 87 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .502 and an OPS+ of 125. Marcus Semien is hitting .287 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .369. He has totaled 183 hits and he has driven in 91 men in 638 at bats. His OPS+ is 139 while his slugging percentage is at .525. 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 5.10, Andrew Heaney has a 4-6 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 111 strikeouts over the 90 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 87 hits. He's allowing 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.63. 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. David Fletcher comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .349. He has 166 hits this year along with 48 RBI in 572 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .388 with an OPS+ of 97. Kole Calhoun is hitting .237 this season and he has an OBP of .328. He has collected 126 hits in 532 at bats while driving in 74 runs. He has an OPS+ of 112 and a slugging percentage of .479. 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 (-177)
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