Oakland Athletics at Los Angeles Angels MLB Tips 6/5/2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Daniel Mengden vs. Felix Pena
Matt Chapman and the Oakland Athletics (29-30, 3rd in AL West) head to Angel Stadium on Wednesday where they'll take on the Los Angeles Angels (29-31, 4th in AL West). The Athletics open this game at +110 while the Angels are priced at -120. The total is set at 9.
The Athletics have been a dicey option for baseball wagerers, having gone 29-30-0 SU. The Angels cover 48.3% of the time, going 29-31-0 straight up. The Angels have been awful for Las Vegas oddsmakers oddsmakers as favorites, going 17-12-0 SU. Oakland covers 36.4% of the time as an underdog, having gone 8-14-0 straight up.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Athletics have been a pretty good Under choice for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 29-30-0.
The Athletics cover 42.3% of the time as the visitor, having gone 11-15-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
Los Angeles covers 55.6% of the time at Angel Stadium, going 15-12-0 SU.
The Angels have been a pretty good Under choice for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 26-29-5.
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 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 Daniel Mengden has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 3.05 and a WHIP of 1.50 this season. He has 19 strikeouts over his 20.2 innings pitched and he's given up 17 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.33. 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 25th 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 4.39.
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. Matt Chapman is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 61 hits this season in 224 at bats with 35 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .558 and an OPS+ of 146. Marcus Semien is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 60 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 237 at bats. His OPS+ is 105 while his slugging percentage is at .401. 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 29-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.42, Felix Pena has a 3-1 record and a 0.98 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 50 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 36 hits. He's allowing 6.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 246 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 293 batters and walked 120 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 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.96. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 497 base knocks and 292 earned runs this season. They have given up 98 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 215 hitters and struck out 524 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 .258, good for 9th in the league. The Angels hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Tommy La Stella comes into this matchup batting .303 with an OBP of .364. He has 57 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 188 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .516 with an OPS+ of 135. Mike Trout is hitting .298 this season and he has an OBP of .464. He has collected 56 hits in 188 at bats while driving in 37 runs. He has an OPS+ of 185 and a slugging percentage of .596. The Angels as a unit have 527 base hits, including 98 doubles and 80 homers. Los Angeles has walked 227 times this year and they have struck out on 379 occasions. They have had 422 men left on base and have an OPS of .767. They have scored 5.02 runs per game and totaled 301 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels -120
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