Baltimore Orioles vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 7/4/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Sunday, July 4, 2021
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Angel Stadium is the venue where Patrick Sandoval and the Los Angeles Angels (39-41, 4th in AL West) will take on the Baltimore Orioles (27-54, 5th in AL East) on Sunday.
Baltimore is slugging .395 and have struck out 712 times, while being walked on 228 occasions. They have 322 runs batted in and 644 base knocks for the year, and their team batting average is sitting at .238. The Orioles have accrued 133 doubles as a unit and have knocked 92 baseballs out of the park. They have earned a total of 333 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .303. As a team, the Baltimore Orioles are notching 4.1 runs per game, which is 21st in baseball.
The Orioles have a team ERA of 5.44 so far this year (30th in the league), and the staff has rung up 686 hitters. They have walked 284 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.79 as a team for the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.42 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.45. Orioles pitchers have allowed 121 home runs and also 442 runs (29th in baseball).
The Orioles relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 53.6% and stepped onto the hill in 64 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 169 base runners so far this season and 39.1% of those runners crossed home plate. Orioles bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 108 times and also have had 89 appearances in high leverage situations. The Orioles have dispatched 272 relief pitchers to the hill this season. The bullpen have 35 holds so far this season (18th in the league). They have compiled 15 saves over the course of the season and have missed out on 13 of 28 save opportunities.
The Orioles have turned 67.7% of balls hit into play into outs in their 6,282 innings on the field, which has them ranked 27th in baseball. The Baltimore Orioles have amassed 2,094 putouts for the season, in addition to 661 assists and 40 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .986 which has them sitting 7th in the majors, and have accumulated 561 double plays.
Eshelman (4-4 career win-loss mark) sits with a FIP of 6.45 and he has faced 364 batters during his time in the majors. He has allowed 97 hits (10.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 25 free passes. His earned run average is 5.42 (50 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.470. Eshelman has taken the hill for 83 frames and is sitting with 42 strikeouts during his career.
The Angels have a team slugging % of .437 and they are scoring 4.91 runs per contest (7th in baseball). They have hit 147 doubles, while taking a walk 223 times as well as recording 393 runs. Los Angeles has accounted for 110 HRs on the season to go along with 373 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 694 occasions (20th in baseball) and have totaled 688 base hits. The Los Angeles Angels have a team OBP of .317 in addition to a batting average of .254 this year.
The Angels are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.421 in addition to having a FIP of 4.38 as a pitching staff on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.42 (775 strikeouts vs 320 walks). They come in at 22nd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 679. They have surrendered 104 home runs and they concede 5.45 runs per 9 innings (27th in baseball). The Los Angeles pitching staff have given up 426 runs so far this season while having an ERA of 5.04 (394 earned runs allowed).
Los Angeles has had relief pitchers take the mound in 32 save opportunities and they have walked away with 19 saves. They sit at 20th in MLB with a save rate of 59.4%, and they have sent 280 relievers to the mound this year. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 86 times in high leverage situations and on 119 occasions with runners on. Los Angeles relievers have an inherited score percentage of 40.6% of 175 inherited base runners. With 64 save situations, the Angels have 31 holds in addition to 13 blown saves.
The Los Angeles Angels have twisted 69 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .981 (27th in professional baseball). The Angels have racked up 696 assists, 53 errors and have earned 2,111 putouts so far this season. In their 6,333 innings played, the Angels are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 67.2% (29th in professional baseball).
During his pro baseball career, Sandoval has allowed 110 hits while earning 121 strikeouts in 120 frames. He has given up 64 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.317 and a FIP of 5.1. His K/BB ratio is 2.52 and he has faced 511 opposing hitters during his career. Sandoval (3-11 career record) has earned a 4.80 earned run average while giving up 8.3 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Baltimore
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