Oakland Athletics at Los Angeles Angels MLB Tips 6/4/2019
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Frankie Montas vs. Griffin Canning
Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels (29-30, 3rd in AL West) host the Oakland Athletics (29-30, 4th in AL West) at Angel Stadium on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. The Angels open this matchup at -113 while the Athletics are priced at +103. The O/U is set at 8.5.
The Athletics have been a dicey pick for baseball wagerers, having gone 29-30-0 SU. Los Angeles is covering 49.1% of the time, going 29-30-0 straight up. The Angels have been an excellent pick for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 17-12-0 SU. Oakland is covering 36.4% of the time as the underdog, having gone 8-14-0 straight up.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Athletics have been an inconsistent Over choice for O/U bettors, having gone 29-30-0.
Oakland is covering 42.3% of the time as the visitor, having gone 11-15-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
Los Angeles is covering 55.6% of the time at Angel Stadium, going 15-12-0 SU.
The Angels have been an inconsistent Over choice for O/U bettors, having gone 26-29-4.
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
6/1/2019 Jharel Cotton RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
5/27/2019 Chris Herrmann C Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/26/2019 Marco Estrada SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
5/15/2019 Daniel Gossett RP Elbow Out for the season
2/19/2019 Sean Manaea SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
5/30/2019 Kevan Smith C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/29/2019 Zack Cozart 3B Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 12
5/28/2019 Michael Hermosillo LF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
5/28/2019 Justin Upton LF Toe Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
5/26/2019 Matt Harvey SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/21/2019 Andrelton Simmons SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
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
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 29-30 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Frankie Montas has a 6-2 record with an earned run average of 2.81 and a WHIP of 1.20 this season. He has 66 strikeouts over his 64 innings pitched and he's given up 59 hits. He's allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 202 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 223 hitters and walked 97 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.18. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 492 base hits and 254 earned runs. They have allowed 70 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 212 batters and struck out 469. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.40.
As a team Oakland is hitting .244, good for 20th in the league. The Athletics hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Marcus Semien is hitting .253 with an on-base percentage of .346. He has 60 hits this season in 237 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .401 and an OPS+ of 105. Matt Chapman is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .355. He has totaled 61 hits and he has driven in 35 men in 224 at bats. His OPS+ is 145 while his slugging percentage is at .558. The Athletics have 507 hits, including 99 doubles and 93 home runs. Oakland has walked 204 times so far this season and they have struck out 461 times as a unit. They have left 403 men on base and have a team OPS of .751. They score 4.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 290 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 29-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.06, Griffin Canning has a 2-1 record and a 0.96 WHIP. He has 34 strikeouts over the 32.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 22 hits. He's allowing 6.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.27 and they have given up 235 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 288 batters and walked 117 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 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 4.9. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 486 base knocks and 284 earned runs this season. They have given up 96 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 212 hitters and struck out 517 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.93.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 7th in the league. The Angels hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .299 with an OBP of .467. He has 55 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 184 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .603 with an OPS+ of 188. Tommy La Stella is hitting .303 this season and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 56 hits in 185 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .519. The Angels as a unit have 523 base hits, including 98 doubles and 80 homers. Los Angeles has walked 225 times this year and they have struck out on 371 occasions. They have had 417 men left on base and have an OPS of .772. They have scored 5.08 runs per game and totaled 300 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels -113
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