Los Angeles Angels vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 8/24/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-152) Baltimore (+120)
Dylan Bundy and the Los Angeles Angels (62-64, 4th in AL West) are headed to Oriole Park on Tuesday where they'll take on the Baltimore Orioles (38-85, 5th in AL East). The line on this matchup has the Angels coming in at -152 and the Orioles are at +120. The over/under has been set at 10. The starting pitchers will be Dylan Bundy and Spenser Watkins.
Los Angeles has a slugging percentage of .416 and have been rung up 1,093 times, while taking a walk on 345 occasions. They have accounted for 536 RBI's and 1,056 base knocks over the course of the season, while their team batting average sits at .249. The Angels have tallied 221 two-baggers as a team and have hit 153 baseballs out of the park. They have earned 565 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .311. As a team, the Los Angeles Angels are knocking in 4.5 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 15th in baseball.
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Angels pitchers have allowed 152 home runs and 622 runs in total (26th in the league). They have walked 459 opposing players and their FIP is 4.26 as a team on the campaign. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.52 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.37. The Angels have an ERA of 4.70 on the year (25th in MLB), and they have struck out 1,157 batters.
The Angels relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 64.0% and has come into the game in 107 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 262 base runners so far this season with 38.2% of those runners ended up scoring. Angels pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 176 times in addition to having 131 appearances in high leverage situations. The Angels have dispatched 419 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. The bullpen have a total of 55 holds on the season (19th in baseball). They have earned 32 saves on the season and have blown 18 of 50 save opportunities.
The Los Angeles Angels have earned a total of 3,308 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 1,080 assists and 73 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which puts them in 20th in baseball, and have earned 853 double plays. The Angels have transformed 68.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of 9,924 innings, which ranks them 27th in the majors.
Bundy has pitched in 769 frames and has totaled 755 punch outs so far in his career. Bundy (46-57 career record) holds a FIP of 4.67 and he has faced 3,283 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.71 (403 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.305. He has allowed 750 hits (8.8 hits per 9 innings) with 254 free passes.
The Baltimore Orioles have earned an OBP of .299 and a batting average of .237 for the year. They have struck out on 1,077 occasions (16th in MLB) and have totaled 975 base hits. Baltimore has recorded 145 home runs so far this season and 465 runs batted in. The Orioles hold a team slugging % of .399 and they are earning 3.95 runs per game (27th in the league). They have notched 206 two-baggers, while taking a walk 330 times as well as earning 486 runs.
The Orioles have a WHIP of 1.497 with a FIP of 5.01 as a squad on the year. They are sitting at 30th in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,149. The Baltimore pitching staff have relinquished 719 runs over the course of the season while having a team ERA of 5.79 (683 earned runs conceded). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.25 (988 strikeouts vs 439 free passes). They have given up 189 home runs and they surrender 6.10 runs per 9 innings (30th in MLB).
Baltimore relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 40.2% of 256 inherited base runners. Their relievers have come in 114 times in high leverage situations and also on 158 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 80 save situations, the Orioles have amassed 44 holds and 17 blown saves. They rank 28th in baseball with a save rate of 51.4%, and they have sent 421 relief pitchers onto the diamond on the year. Baltimore has called on relievers to enter the game in 35 save opportunities and they have earned 18 saves.
The Baltimore Orioles have turned 74 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .986 (8th in pro baseball). The Orioles have 1,008 assists, 59 errors and have 3,184 putouts on the campaign. Out of their 9,552 innings on the field, the Orioles hold a defensive efficiency of 67.6% (29th in baseball).
So far in his MLB career, Watkins has conceded 46 hits while he has accumulated 25 strikeouts in 40 frames. Watkins (2-5 career mark) has earned a 5.63 ERA while allowing 10.4 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 25 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.550 and having a FIP of 4.8. His K/BB ratio is 1.56 and he has gone up against 179 opposing batters in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-152)
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