Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Prediction, 6/14/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics
Date: Monday, June 14, 2021
Location: RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (+120) Oakland (-156)
RingCentral Coliseum is the venue where Sean Manaea and the Oakland Athletics (39-27, 1st in AL West) will play the Los Angeles Angels (32-32, 3rd in AL West) on Monday. The odds on this game have the Angels priced at +120 and the Athletics are at -156. The total is set at 7.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Dylan Bundy and Sean Manaea.
Los Angeles has a slugging percentage of .424 and have struck out 555 times, while taking a walk on 180 occasions. They have accounted for 288 RBI's in addition to 533 base knocks for the season, while their batting average is at .250. The Angels have compiled 109 two-baggers as a team and have hit 82 balls out of the stadium. They have accounted for 305 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .315. As a squad, the Los Angeles Angels are knocking in 4.8 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 8th in the league.
The Angels have an earned run average of 4.85 on the campaign (26th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 623 hitters. They have walked 245 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 4.31 as a squad for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.54 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.39. Angels pitchers have surrendered 84 long balls in addition to 328 runs in total (27th in the league).
The Angels have sent 223 relievers to the mound on the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 130 base runners this season with 36.2% of them crossed home plate. They have recorded 15 saves so far this season and have missed out on 11 out of their 26 chances to save the game. The Angels relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 57.7% and stepped onto the hill in 53 save situations. The bullpen have notched 26 holds so far this year (24th in MLB). Angels bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 91 times and also have had 64 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Angels have converted 67.5% of balls in play into outs out of 5,046 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 29th in baseball. The Los Angeles Angels have accumulated 1,682 putouts this year, in addition to 549 assists and 47 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .979 which is 30th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 439 double plays.
Bundy has taken the mound for 737 innings and has earned 729 K's during his career. His ERA is 4.66 (382 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.301. He has conceded 721 base knocks (8.8 hits per nine innings) with 238 walks. Bundy (45-54 career mark) sits with a FIP of 4.62 and he has faced 3,139 opposing hitters in the majors.
The Oakland Athletics have earned a team on-base percentage of .316 and a batting average of .233 for the year. They have been rung up on 579 occasions (13th in MLB) and have totaled 499 base hits. Oakland has compiled 82 home runs for the year to go along with 271 runs batted in. The Athletics hold a team slugging percentage of .410 and they are recording 4.39 runs per outing (13th in baseball). They have 111 doubles, while walking 235 times as well as earning 290 runs.
The Athletics are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.255 in addition to having a FIP of 3.78 as a staff over the course of the season. They come in at 26th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 557. The Oakland pitching staff have allowed 272 runs for the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.84 (249 earned runs relinquished). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.07 (540 strikeouts against 176 bases on balls). They have allowed 66 home runs and they concede 4.19 runs per 9 innings (11th in baseball).
Oakland has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 23 save opportunities and they have come away with 16 saves. They rank 7th in the league with a save rate of 69.6%, and they have dispatched 196 relief pitchers to the mound on the season. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 53 times in high leverage situations and also on 47 occasions with base runners. Oakland relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 36.1% out of their 72 inherited base runners. With 51 save situations, the Athletics have compiled 28 holds and 7 blown saves.
The Oakland Athletics have turned 47 double plays and have a fielding rate of .985 (6th in baseball). The Athletics have recorded 502 assists, 34 errors and have notched a total of 1,754 putouts so far this year. Out of their 5,262 innings played, the Athletics hold a efficiency on defense of 69.3% (19th in MLB).
During his MLB career, Manaea has allowed 588 hits and he has 520 K's in 623 innings. He has conceded a total of 260 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.195 and having a FIP of 4.0. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.31 and he has gone up against 2,581 opposing batters in his pro baseball career. Manaea (44-33 career record) has a 3.75 earned run average while surrendering 8.5 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Oakland (-156)
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