Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Prediction, 6/15/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics
Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Location: RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-105) Oakland (-116)
RingCentral Coliseum is the venue where Frankie Montas and the Oakland Athletics (40-27, 1st in AL West) will take on the Los Angeles Angels (33-32, 3rd in AL West) on Tuesday. The Athletics open this contest at -116 while the Angels are coming in at -105. The total is set at 7.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Andrew Heaney and Frankie Montas.
As a squad, the Los Angeles Angels are putting up 4.9 runs per game, which puts them at 8th in the league. They have accumulated 315 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .316. The Angels have accounted for 113 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 84 baseballs out of the stadium. They have accumulated 297 runs batted in and 546 hits over the course of the season, while their batting average sits at .252. Los Angeles has a slugging percentage of .427 and have been called out on strikes 561 times, while drawing a walk on 181 occasions.
The Angels are sitting with a team ERA of 4.82 for the season (25th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 628 hitters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.52 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.39. Angels pitchers have conceded 84 long balls in addition to 331 total runs (27th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 249 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.30 as a unit so far this season.
Angels bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 92 times in addition to having 64 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 26 holds on the season (24th in baseball). The Angels relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 57.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 53 save situations. They have earned 15 saves on the year and have not converted 11 of their 26 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 132 runners for the season and 36.4% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Angels have dispatched 225 relievers to the hill on the campaign.
The Los Angeles Angels have earned a total of 1,709 putouts so far this season, in addition to 561 assists and 47 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .980 which puts them in 30th in professional baseball, and they have twisted 447 double plays. The Angels have transformed 67.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 5,127 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 29th in pro baseball.
Heaney (28-32 career mark) holds a FIP of 4.30 and he has faced 2,367 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has given up 544 base knocks (8.7 hits per 9 innings) and has had 157 walks. His ERA is 4.43 (277 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.247. Heaney has taken the mound for 562 innings and has tallied 569 strikeouts in his career.
The Oakland Athletics have accumulated a team on-base percentage of .316 in addition to a team batting average of .234 on the year. They have struck out on 585 occasions (14th in the league) and have earned 508 base knocks. Oakland has hit 85 home runs on the campaign and 277 RBIs. The Athletics have a team slugging % of .413 and they average 4.42 runs per game (14th in the league). They have recorded 113 two-baggers, while walking 239 times and putting up 296 runs.
The Athletics hold a team WHIP of 1.251 and have a FIP of 3.81 as a team on the campaign. They come in at 25th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 563. The Oakland pitching staff have allowed 275 runs for the season while having a team ERA of 3.82 (252 earned runs yielded). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.06 (548 strikeouts vs 179 bases on balls). They have conceded 68 dingers and they relinquish 4.17 runs per 9 innings (11th in baseball).
Sitting with 54 save situations, the Athletics have tallied 30 holds in addition to 7 blown saves. Oakland has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 24 save chances and they have recorded 17 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 54 times in high leverage situations and on 48 occasions with base runners. Oakland relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 35.1% out of 74 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 6th in MLB with a save percentage of 70.8%, and they have sent 199 relief pitchers onto the diamond on the season.
Out of their 5,343 innings played, the Athletics hold a defensive efficiency of 69.4% (18th in MLB). The Oakland Athletics have turned 47 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .985 (6th in baseball). The Athletics have accrued 510 assists, 34 errors and have accumulated 1,781 putouts so far this season.
In his career, Montas has surrendered 345 hits while tallying 335 strikeouts in 331 innings pitched. He has surrendered a total of 156 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.387 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.1. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.94 and he has gone up against 1,441 opposing batters thus far in his career. Montas (24-20 career win-loss mark) has a 4.24 earned run average and has given up 9.4 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-105)
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