Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Prediction, 5/28/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics
Date: Friday, May 28, 2021
Location: RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
RingCentral Coliseum is the site where Sean Manaea and the Oakland Athletics (29-22, 1st in AL West) will play the Los Angeles Angels (22-27, 4th in AL West) on Friday.
Los Angeles has a slugging rate of .420 and have been called out on strikes 411 times, while drawing a walk on 126 occasions. They have accrued 208 RBI's and 398 hits this year, while their team batting average sits at .249. The Angels have compiled 71 doubles as a unit and have knocked 63 balls out of the stadium. They are sitting with 220 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .310. As a unit, the Los Angeles Angels are scoring 4.6 runs per game, which ranks them 13th in baseball.
Angels pitchers have allowed 69 home runs and 264 runs in total (30th in MLB). They have walked 194 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.57 as a unit this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.40 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.46. The Angels have an earned run average of 5.21 this season (30th in the league), and the staff has struck out 465 hitters.
The Angels bullpen have earned a save rate of 52.6% and has entered the game in 37 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 99 base runners on the year and 38.4% of those players earned a run for their team. Angels pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 72 times as well as having 50 appearances in high leverage situations. The Angels have sent 172 relief pitchers to the mound this year. The bullpen have earned 18 holds on the season (26th in the league). They have accumulated 10 saves on the year and have blown 9 of their 19 chances to save the game.
The Angels have converted 66.6% of balls in play into outs out of their 3,768 innings on the field, which has them sitting 29th in the majors. The Los Angeles Angels have accumulated 1,256 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 406 assists and 40 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .976 which ranks 30th in the majors, and they have turned 330 double plays.
Cobb has taken the mound for 943 innings and has accumulated 753 strikeouts so far in his career. His ERA is 3.90 (409 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.272. He has conceded 923 hits (8.8 hits per nine innings) and has had 277 free passes. Cobb (57-59 mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 4.00 and he has faced 3,965 opposing hitters during his time in the majors.
The Oakland Athletics hold a team on-base percentage of .310 in addition to a team batting average of .226 on the season. They have struck out on 445 occasions (11th in MLB) and have notched a total of 367 base hits. Oakland has 69 HRs over the course of the season and 195 runs batted in. The Athletics have a team slugging percentage of .412 and they are earning 4.20 runs per game (17th in baseball). They have put up 78 two-baggers, while getting a free base 174 times as well as racking up 210 runs.
The Oakland pitching staff have conceded 224 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 4.27 (209 earned runs given up). They have allowed 54 home runs and they concede 4.57 runs per 9 innings (18th in the league). The Athletics have a team WHIP of 1.311 with a FIP of 3.91 as a unit for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.99 (416 strikeouts vs 139 walks). They have a ranking of 28th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 439.
Oakland relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 40.3% of 62 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 46 times in high leverage situations and also on 37 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 41 save situations, the Athletics have 24 holds and also 5 blown saves. They are currently ranked 7th in baseball holding a save percentage of 70.6%, and they have dispatched 156 relief pitchers to the mound on the season. Oakland has had relievers step onto the hill in 17 save chances and they have recorded 12 saves.
In 3,969 innings on the field, the Athletics have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 68.3% (24th in professional baseball). The Oakland Athletics have turned 35 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .986 (7th in MLB). The Athletics have recorded 381 assists, 25 errors and have accumulated 1,323 putouts during this campaign.
In his pro baseball career, Manaea has allowed 576 hits while tallying 501 strikeouts in 601 innings. Manaea (42-33 career mark) has a 3.87 ERA while allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings. He has conceded a total of 259 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.207 and a FIP of 4.0. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.34 and he has faced 2,500 hitters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Oakland
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