Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels MLB Betting Tips 4/6/2019
Saturday, April 6, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Smyly vs. Tyler Skaggs
The Texas Rangers visit Angel Stadium on Saturday, April 6, 2019 to play the Los Angeles Angels. The probable starters are Drew Smyly for the Rangers and Tyler Skaggs for the Angels.
The opening line for this matchup has Texas at +121 and Los Angeles at -131. The Rangers have a 5-2-0 over/under record and a 6-1-0 run line mark. The Angels are 3-4-0 against the run line and have a 6-1-0 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 6-1-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 6-1-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 3-4-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
04/01/19 P Yohander Mendez Elbow 60-day IL (04/01)
03/25/19 P Luke Farrell Jaw 60-day IL (03/28)
03/25/19 RF Scott Heineman Shoulder 60-day IL
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
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 Rangers have a 5-2 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Drew Smyly has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 3.00 and a WHIP of 2.00 this season. He has 2 strikeouts over his 3 innings pitched and he's given up 4 hits. He's allowed 12 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.31 and they have given up 33 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the bullpen and they've struck out 24 hitters and walked 17 batters. As a team, Texas allows 10.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 5.29. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 73 base hits and 37 earned runs. They have allowed 9 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 36 batters and struck out 49. They have walked 5.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.73 and their FIP as a unit is 5.06.
As a team Texas is hitting .257, good for 8th in the league. The Rangers hold a .478 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .355, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Elvis Andrus is hitting .414 with an on-base percentage of .433. He has 12 hits this season in 29 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .552 and an OPS+ of 177. Joey Gallo is hitting .227 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .433. He has totaled 5 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 22 at bats. His OPS+ is 175 while his slugging percentage is at .545. The Rangers have 58 hits, including 10 doubles and 12 home runs. Texas has walked 32 times so far this season and they have struck out 66 times as a unit. They have left 39 men on base and have a team OPS of .833. They score 6.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 45 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 1-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.86, Tyler Skaggs has a 0-1 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 2 strikeouts over the 4.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 5 hits. He's allowing 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.31 and they have given up 19 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 24 batters and walked 10 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.8 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.81. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 58 base knocks and 31 earned runs this season. They have given up 9 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 20 hitters and struck out 44 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 6.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.69.
As a team, they are batting .186, good for 27th in the league. The Angels hold a .270 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .260, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 6.0 hits per contest. Andrelton Simmons comes into this matchup batting .167 with an OBP of .200. He has 4 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 24 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .167 with an OPS+ of 9. Mike Trout is hitting .350 this season and he has an OBP of .517. He has collected 7 hits in 20 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 227 and a slugging percentage of .600. The Angels as a unit have 42 base hits, including 10 doubles and 3 homers. Los Angeles has walked 20 times this year and they have struck out on 39 occasions. They have had 44 men left on base and have an OPS of .530. They have scored 2.43 runs per game and totaled 17 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rangers +121
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