San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 9/2/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Padres (-139) Angels (+129)
Anthony Rendon and the Los Angeles Angels (12-24, 5th in AL West) play the San Diego Padres (22-15, 2nd in NL West) at Angel Stadium on Wednesday. The moneyline on this game has the Padres coming in at -139 and the Angels are at +129. The O/U has been set at 9.5. The starting pitchers are Dinelson Lamet and Julio Teheran.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
8/30/2020 Kirby Yates RP Elbow Out for the season
8/28/2020 Austin Adams RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 4
8/28/2020 Breyvic Valera 2B Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/28/2020 Francisco Mejia C Thumb Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/17/2020 Tommy Pham LF Hand Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/1/2020 Trey Wingenter RP Elbow Out for the season
7/27/2020 Anderson Espinoza SP Elbow Out for the season
7/23/2020 Jose Castillo RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
8/31/2020 David Fletcher SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/31/2020 Max Stassi C Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 4
8/31/2020 Parker Markel RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/31/2020 Franklin Barreto 2B Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/29/2020 Hoby Milner RP Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 5
8/25/2020 Dillon Peters SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
7/23/2020 Justin Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 22-15 overall record this season. Lamet (12-14 career record) has earned a FIP of 4.05 and he has gone up against 953 opposing hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.04 (101 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.199. He has surrendered 172 base knocks (6.9 hits per 9 innings) with 98 free passes. Lamet has taken the mound for 225 innings and has accounted for 295 K's in his career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.01 and they have given up 144 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the bullpen and they've struck out 153 hitters and walked 61 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 297 base hits and 155 earned runs. They have allowed 45 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 112 batters and struck out 332. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 4.09.
As a team San Diego is hitting .266, good for 3rd in the league. The Padres hold a .493 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Mitch Moreland is hitting .310 with an on-base percentage of .410. He has 22 hits this season in 71 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .704 and an OPS+ of 191. Fernando Tatis Jr is hitting .313 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .395. He has totaled 46 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 147 at bats. His OPS+ is 185 while his slugging percentage is at .660. The Padres have 329 hits, including 61 doubles and 67 home runs. San Diego has walked 131 times so far this season and they have struck out 301 times as a unit. They have left 229 men on base and have a team OPS of .836. They score 5.7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 211 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 12-24 overall mark this year. Thus far in his career, Teheran has allowed 1,212 hits while he has totaled 1,195 strikeouts in 1,377 innings. He has allowed 572 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.218 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.3. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.57 and he has faced 5,742 batters during his career. Teheran (77-75 career record) is the owner of a 3.74 ERA while conceding 7.9 hits per 9 innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 137 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 147 batters and walked 66 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 5.01. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 301 base knocks and 175 earned runs this season. They have given up 42 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 134 hitters and struck out 298 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .233, good for 22nd in the league. The Angels hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Anthony Rendon comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .435. He has 32 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 110 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 157. Mike Trout is hitting .268 this season and he has an OBP of .359. He has collected 33 hits in 123 at bats while driving in 32 runs. He has an OPS+ of 157 and a slugging percentage of .602. The Angels as a unit have 282 base hits, including 53 doubles and 51 homers. Los Angeles has walked 154 times this year and they have struck out on 310 occasions. They have had 257 men left on base and have an OPS of .732. They have scored 4.75 runs per game and totaled 171 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres (-139)
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