Los Angeles Angels vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 8/26/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Thursday, August 26, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-125) Baltimore (+100)
Jaime Barria and the Los Angeles Angels (63-64, 4th in AL West) travel to Oriole Park on Thursday where they'll take on the Baltimore Orioles (38-86, 5th in AL East). The odds on this game have the Angels priced at -125 and the Orioles are at +100. The total opens at 10.5. The starting pitchers will be Jaime Barria and Keegan Akin.
Los Angeles is slugging .418 and have struck out 1,103 times, while being walked on 349 occasions. They have 550 runs batted in as well as 1,075 base knocks for the year, and their average at the plate is sitting at .251. The Angels have accounted for 223 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 154 balls out of the stadium. They have 579 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .313. As a squad, the Los Angeles Angels are putting up 4.6 runs per outing, which puts them at 13th in MLB.
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The Angels have a team earned run average of 4.72 so far this year (25th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 1,173 batters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.53 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.37. Angels pitchers have surrendered 155 home runs and 630 runs in total (26th in the league). They have walked 463 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 4.27 as a squad so far this year.
The Angels relief pitchers have a save rate of 64.0% and has entered the game in 107 save situations. The relievers have inherited 268 runners on the season and 37.3% of them crossed home plate. Angels pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 180 times and also have had 132 appearances in high leverage situations. The Angels have sent 424 relief pitchers to the mound this year. The bullpen have 55 holds on the year (20th in the league). They have recorded 32 saves on the year and have missed out on 18 of their 50 save opportunities.
The Los Angeles Angels are sitting with 3,335 putouts on the campaign, as well as 1,087 assists and 74 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .984 which has them ranked 21st in baseball, and they have turned 860 double plays. The Angels have turned 68.1% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 10,005 innings, which has them sitting 27th in pro baseball.
Barria (17-21 win-loss record in his career) has a FIP of 5.05 while he has gone up against 1,170 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. He has given up 270 hits (8.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 94 walks. His earned run average is 4.61 (141 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.324. Barria has taken the ball for 275 frames and has racked up 217 K's in his MLB career.
Baltimore has 148 home runs so far this season to go along with 473 RBIs. They have recorded 211 doubles, while getting a free base 334 times as well as putting up 494 runs. The Baltimore Orioles are sitting with an on-base percentage of .300 and a batting average of .238 this year. The Orioles hold a slugging % of .401 and they earn 3.98 runs per game (26th in baseball). They have been rung up on 1,093 occasions (16th in MLB) and have earned 988 base hits.
The Orioles hold a team WHIP of 1.505 and are the owners of a FIP of 5.01 as a squad for the season. They come in at 30th in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 1,168. The Baltimore pitching staff have yielded 733 runs for the year while holding an ERA of 5.86 (697 earned runs surrendered). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.25 (998 strikeouts vs 443 walks). They have surrendered 190 dingers and they concede 6.16 runs per 9 innings (30th in MLB).
With 80 save situations, the Orioles have recorded 44 holds and also 17 blown saves. Baltimore has had relievers step onto the hill in 35 save opportunities and they have tallied 18 saves. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 114 times in high leverage situations and also on 161 occasions with base runners. Baltimore relievers hold an inherited score rate of 40.5% out of their 262 inherited runners. They rank 27th in the league holding a save rate of 51.4%, and they have dispatched 425 relievers to the mound this season.
The Baltimore Orioles have twisted 75 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .986 (9th in baseball). The Orioles have 1,017 assists, 61 errors and have a tally of 3,211 putouts on the season. In their 9,633 innings on the field, the Orioles have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 67.4% (29th in the majors).
Akin (1-10 career mark) has earned a 6.95 ERA and has given up 11.6 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.49 and he has gone up against 415 opposing hitters during his MLB career. He has conceded 69 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.701 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.6. Thus far in his career, Akin has given up 115 hits while he has tallied 92 K's in 89 frames.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Baltimore (+100) and under 10.5 runs
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