Los Angeles Angels vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 6/13/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Sunday, June 13, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-125) Arizona (+100)
Caleb Smith and the Arizona Diamondbacks (20-44, 5th in NL West) host the Los Angeles Angels (31-32, 3rd in AL West) at Chase Field on Sunday. The Angels open this contest at -125 while the Diamondbacks are priced at +100. The O/U has been set at 8. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Patrick Sandoval and Caleb Smith.
The Angels have accrued 103 doubles as a team and have knocked 81 baseballs out of the park. Los Angeles has a slugging percentage of .422 and have been called out on strikes 545 times, while drawing a walk on 175 occasions. As a unit, the Los Angeles Angels are compiling 4.7 runs per game, which ranks them 10th in MLB. They have accrued 280 runs batted in as well as 521 base knocks for the season, while their team batting average is sitting at .249. They have notched a total of 297 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .314.
Angels pitchers have yielded 82 home runs in addition to 321 total runs (26th in MLB). They have walked 244 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 4.30 as a squad over the course of the season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.52 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.39. The Angels have compiled a team ERA of 4.82 so far this year (25th in the league), and the staff has rung up 616 hitters.
Angels relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 91 times in addition to having 63 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have recorded 26 holds this season (23rd in MLB). The Angels bullpen have earned a save rate of 56.0% and has entered the game in 52 save situations. They have tallied 14 saves over the course of the season and have blown 11 of their 25 chances to get a save. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 130 runners on the year with 36.2% of them ended up scoring. The Angels have dispatched 220 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign.
The Los Angeles Angels have notched a total of 1,655 putouts on the year, in addition to 539 assists and 47 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .979 which has them sitting 30th in MLB, and have accumulated 433 double plays. The Angels have converted 67.4% of baseballs in play into outs out of 4,965 innings on the field, which has them sitting 29th in MLB.
Sandoval has pitched in 103 frames and is sitting with 102 punch outs thus far in his career. Sandoval (1-11 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 5.16 while he has faced 444 hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.88 (56 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.355. He has allowed 98 base hits (8.5 hits per nine innings) with 42 free passes.
The Diamondbacks have a team slugging % of .380 and they tally 4.19 runs per contest (19th in the league). They have 111 two-baggers, while taking a walk 214 times and racking up 268 runs. Arizona has 62 home runs for the year to go along with 250 RBIs. They have struck out on 589 occasions (10th in MLB) and have earned a total of 505 base knocks. The Arizona Diamondbacks are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .306 and a batting average of .231 for the year.
The Arizona pitching staff have given up 340 runs on the season and come in with a team ERA of 4.97 (307 earned runs relinquished). They have yielded 88 HR's and they allow 5.50 runs per 9 innings (30th in MLB). The Diamondbacks are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.395 with a FIP of 4.64 as a pitching staff for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.46 (512 strikeouts vs 208 walks). They are sitting at 29th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 568.
Arizona relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 27.5% out of their 69 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 54 times in high leverage situations and on 52 occasions with runners on. With 39 save situations, the Diamondbacks have 22 holds in addition to 11 blown saves. They are ranked 30th in MLB holding a save percentage of 35.3%, and they have sent 220 relievers to the hill on the campaign. Arizona has called on relief pitchers to take the mound in 17 save opportunities and they have earned 6 saves.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 36 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (19th in professional baseball). The Diamondbacks have accrued 566 assists, 39 errors and have earned 1,670 putouts this season. Out of their 5,010 innings played, the Diamondbacks hold a efficiency on defense of 68.6% (24th in MLB).
In his pro baseball career, Smith has allowed 253 base hits while tallying 339 strikeouts in 306 innings pitched. He has given up 148 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.263 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.53 and he has faced 1,304 batters so far in his career. Smith (17-20 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 4.35 earned run average while allowing 7.4 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Arizona (+100)
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