Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/11/2020
Game: Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Athletics (+112) Angels (-122)
David Fletcher and the Los Angeles Angels (5-11, 5th in AL West) host the Oakland Athletics (12-4, 1st in AL West) at Angel Stadium on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has the Athletics priced at +112 and the Angels are at -122. The over/under is set at 9. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Mike Fiers and Dylan Bundy.
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
8/10/2020 A.J RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/4/2020 Jordan Weems RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
8/8/2020 Dillon Peters SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/8/2020 Parker Markel RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
8/8/2020 Jose Quijada RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 17
8/5/2020 Andrelton Simmons SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
8/4/2020 Cam Bedrosian RP Thigh Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
7/27/2020 Jose Suarez SP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/23/2020 Justin Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 12-4 overall record this season. Fiers has taken the hill for 1,098 frames and is sitting with 958 K's during his career. His earned run average is 4.04 (493 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.257. He has given up 1,057 base hits (8.7 hits per nine innings) with 323 walks. Fiers (70-59 career record) holds a FIP of 4.52 and he has gone up against 4,617 batters during his time in the majors. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.63 and they have given up 47 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .179 against the bullpen and they've struck out 75 hitters and walked 17 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 2.66. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 119 base hits and 44 earned runs. They have allowed 9 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 40 batters and struck out 143. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.07 and their FIP as a unit is 2.68.
As a team Oakland is hitting .214, good for 23rd in the league. The Athletics hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 6.9 hits per game. Marcus Semien is hitting .211 with an on-base percentage of .243. He has 15 hits this season in 71 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .296 and an OPS+ of 57. Matt Chapman is hitting .246 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .290. He has totaled 16 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 65 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .508. The Athletics have 110 hits, including 15 doubles and 21 home runs. Oakland has walked 69 times so far this season and they have struck out 164 times as a unit. They have left 105 men on base and have a team OPS of .699. They score 4.44 runs per contest and have scored a total of 71 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 5-11 overall mark this year. Bundy (40-46 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 4.58 earned run average while allowing 8.8 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.01 and he has faced 2,708 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career. So far in his pro baseball career, Bundy has given up 622 base hits while accumulating 627 K's in 636 frames. He has surrendered 324 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.305 and having a FIP of 4.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.35 and they have given up 71 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 63 batters and walked 31 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.39. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 130 base knocks and 69 earned runs this season. They have given up 15 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 63 hitters and struck out 137 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 3.88.
As a team, they are batting .209, good for 25th in the league. The Angels hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.1 hits per contest. David Fletcher comes into this matchup batting .317 with an OBP of .400. He has 20 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 63 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .508 with an OPS+ of 159. Mike Trout is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .345. He has collected 14 hits in 49 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 167 and a slugging percentage of .612. The Angels as a unit have 113 base hits, including 22 doubles and 24 homers. Los Angeles has walked 70 times this year and they have struck out on 142 occasions. They have had 110 men left on base and have an OPS of .695. They have scored 4.5 runs per game and totaled 72 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Angels (-122)
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