San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Angels Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/17/2020
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Monday, August 17, 2020
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Giants (+146) Angels (-158)
Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels (7-14, 4th in AL West) host the San Francisco Giants (8-14, 5th in NL West) at Angel Stadium on Monday. The line on this game has the Giants priced at +146 and the Angels are at -158. The O/U has been set at 9. The starting pitchers are Tyler Anderson and Dylan Bundy.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
8/14/2020 Sam Coonrod RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/12/2020 Jeff Samardzija SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/8/2020 Reyes Moronta RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/4/2020 Drew Smyly SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
6/29/2020 Tyler Beede SP Elbow Out for the season
3/10/2020 Aramis Garcia C Hip Expected to be out until at least Aug 18
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
8/15/2020 Jason Castro C Neck Probable for Aug 16
8/14/2020 Cam Bedrosian RP Thigh Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
8/14/2020 Dillon Peters SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/14/2020 Andrelton Simmons SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Aug 17
8/8/2020 Parker Markel RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
7/23/2020 Justin Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 8-14 overall record this season. Anderson has pitched in 414 innings and has earned 376 strikeouts so far in his career. His ERA is 4.65 (214 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.340. He has conceded 420 hits (9.1 hits per 9 innings) with 135 walks. Anderson (18-25 record in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.59 and he has faced 1,757 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.70 and they have given up 93 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen and they've struck out 78 hitters and walked 47 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 5.25. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 184 base hits and 112 earned runs. They have allowed 36 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 87 batters and struck out 163. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 5.44.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .245, good for 11th in the league. The Giants hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Mike Yastrzemski is hitting .304 with an on-base percentage of .433. He has 24 hits this season in 79 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .646 and an OPS+ of 196. Brandon Crawford is hitting .200 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .254. He has totaled 11 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 55 at bats. His OPS+ is 30 while his slugging percentage is at .200. The Giants have 183 hits, including 27 doubles and 25 home runs. San Francisco has walked 64 times so far this season and they have struck out 185 times as a unit. They have left 136 men on base and have a team OPS of .706. They score 4.45 runs per contest and have scored a total of 98 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 7-14 overall mark this year. Bundy (41-46 career record) has earned a 4.53 earned run average while surrendering 8.8 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.05 and he has gone up against 2,734 hitters in his MLB career. In his career, Bundy has given up 626 hits while earning 637 strikeouts in 643 frames. He has given up a total of 324 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.299 and having a FIP of 4.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.32 and they have given up 88 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 85 batters and walked 44 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 173 base knocks and 96 earned runs this season. They have given up 23 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 85 hitters and struck out 183 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.27.
As a team, they are batting .222, good for 24th in the league. The Angels hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .304 with an OBP of .359. He has 21 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 69 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .710 with an OPS+ of 186. Tommy La Stella is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .403. He has collected 18 hits in 61 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .443. The Angels as a unit have 158 base hits, including 30 doubles and 36 homers. Los Angeles has walked 87 times this year and they have struck out on 180 occasions. They have had 139 men left on base and have an OPS of .730. They have scored 4.81 runs per game and totaled 101 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Angels (-158)
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