Los Angeles Angels vs Kansas City Royals Prediction, 4/13/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Kansas City Royals
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Location: Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, MO
TV: Bally Sports Kansas City
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-175) Kansas City (+120)
Dylan Bundy and the Los Angeles Angels (6-3, 2nd in AL West) travel to Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday where they'll meet the Kansas City Royals (4-3, 2nd in AL Central). The Royals open this game at +120 while the Angels are coming in at -175. The total opens at 8.5. The starting pitchers will be Dylan Bundy and Danny Duffy.
Los Angeles is slugging .420 and have struck out 75 times, while taking a walk on 33 occasions. They have compiled 44 runs batted in in addition to 76 hits for the year, and their team batting average comes in at .248. The Angels have hit 8 doubles as a team and have hit 13 balls out of the park. They have 48 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .325. As a unit, the Los Angeles Angels are scoring 5.3 runs per contest, which has them at 7th in the league.
Angels pitchers have given up 10 home runs and 53 total runs (4th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 39 batters and their FIP comes in at 3.86 as a squad this year. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.54 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.43. The Angels have a team ERA of 5.27 on the year (25th in the league), and the staff has struck out 99 batters.
Angels relief pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 15 times as well as having 13 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have tallied 1 hold for the season (26th in the league). The Angels bullpen have recorded a save percentage of 75.0% and stepped onto the hill in 5 save situations. They have compiled 3 saves over the course of the season and have blown 1 of their 4 chances to get a save. The relievers have inherited 17 base runners so far this season with 29.4% of those players ended up scoring. The Angels have dispatched 33 relievers to the mound so far this season.
Bundy (44-48 win-loss record in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.58 and he has faced 2,944 batters during his time in the major leagues. He has surrendered 672 base knocks (8.7 hits per nine innings) with 226 walks. His ERA is 4.53 (348 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.298. Bundy has taken the hill for 692 frames and has totaled 690 strikeouts so far in his MLB career.
The Kansas City Royals have compiled an OBP of .326 and a team batting average of .245 so far this season. They have been called out on strikes on 74 instances (23rd in the league) and have earned 58 base hits. Kansas City has a total of 9 home runs over the course of the season to go along with 35 RBIs. The Royals have a slugging percentage of .397 and they score 5.29 runs per game (8th in the league). They have hit 7 doubles, while walking 27 times and putting up 37 runs.
The Royals have a team WHIP of 1.484 and have a FIP of 4.75 as a team on the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.73 (64 strikeouts against 37 bases on balls). They have a ranking of 26th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 55. They have given up 8 homers and they give up 4.94 runs per 9 innings (17th in the league). The Kansas City pitching staff have given up 34 runs for the year and come in with a team ERA of 4.65 (32 earned runs allowed).
Sitting with 9 save situations, the Royals have compiled 4 holds in addition to 2 blown saves. Kansas City has called on relief pitchers to step onto the mound in 5 save chances and they have tallied 3 saves. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 9 times in high leverage situations and also on 10 occasions with runners on. Kansas City bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 6.0% of 17 inherited base runners. They are ranked 14th in MLB holding a save percentage of 60.0%, and they have dispatched 30 relievers to the mound on the year.
In his career, Duffy has given up 1,061 hits while he has totaled 988 strikeouts in 1,117 frames. He has conceded 497 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.319 and having a FIP of 4.2. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.39 and he has faced 4,744 opposing hitters so far in his MLB career. Duffy (65-65 career win-loss mark) has a 4.00 earned run average and has conceded 8.5 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Kansas City (+120)
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