Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics Prediction, 7/19/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Oakland Athletics
Date: Monday, July 19, 2021
Location: RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-125) Oakland (+100)
James Kaprielian and the Oakland Athletics (53-41, 2nd in AL West) play the Los Angeles Angels (46-45, 4th in AL West) at RingCentral Coliseum on Monday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Angels coming in at -125 and the Athletics are at +100. The total is set at 7. The pitchers taking the mound are Shohei Ohtani and James Kaprielian.
Los Angeles has a slugging % of .443 and have been called out on strikes 782 times, while being walked on 247 occasions. They have accounted for 428 runs batted in as well as 801 hits this year, while their average at the plate is .259. The Angels have accrued 171 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 126 balls out of the park. They have tallied 449 runs scored and have an OBP of .320. As a unit, the Los Angeles Angels are scoring 4.9 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 6th in MLB.
The Angels have a team ERA of 4.90 so far this year (26th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 859 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 363 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.36 as a squad this year. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.37 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.40. Angels pitchers have surrendered 114 home runs and 471 runs (26th in the league).
The Angels relievers have a save rate of 59.0% and has come into the game in 80 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 203 runners on the campaign and 39.9% of those runners crossed the plate. Angels relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 137 times and also have had 101 appearances in high leverage situations. The Angels have sent 319 relievers to the mound on the year. The relievers have tallied 40 holds over the course of the season (19th in MLB). They have 23 saves for the season and have blown 16 of 39 save chances.
The Angels have turned 67.9% of balls in play into outs out of their 7,206 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 26th in pro baseball. The Los Angeles Angels have earned 2,402 putouts this season, as well as 804 assists and 56 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .983 which has them ranked 21st in professional baseball, and they have twisted 618 double plays.
Ohtani has pitched in 120 innings and has totaled 153 punch outs so far in his pro baseball career. Ohtani (8-4 career mark) has a FIP of 3.71 and he has gone up against 510 batters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 3.89 (52 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.263. He has conceded 87 hits (6.5 hits per nine innings) and has 65 free passes.
The Oakland Athletics have recorded an on-base percentage of .313 in addition to a batting average of .233 for the season. They have been rung up on 811 occasions (15th in MLB) and have recorded 724 hits. Oakland has compiled 117 long balls on the season and 388 RBIs. The Athletics have a SLG% of .406 and they score 4.41 runs per contest (14th in MLB). They have put up 157 two-baggers, while getting a free base 319 times as well as scoring 415 runs.
The Oakland pitching staff have yielded 383 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 3.79 (352 earned runs allowed). They have surrendered 104 long balls and they surrender 4.13 runs per 9 innings (10th in MLB). The Athletics have a team WHIP of 1.225 in addition to having a FIP of 3.96 as a staff on the campaign. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.11 (777 strikeouts against 250 walks). They are sitting at 22nd in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 773.
Oakland relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 34.0% out of 106 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 81 times in high leverage situations in addition to 74 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 82 save situations, the Athletics have 44 holds and also 15 blown saves. They are currently ranked 17th in the league with a save percentage of 60.5%, and they have sent 282 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond for the year. Oakland has called on relievers to enter the contest in 38 save chances and they have come away with 23 saves.
In 7,515 innings on the field, the Athletics have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 70.2% (9th in baseball). The Oakland Athletics have twisted 71 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .988 (3rd in MLB). The Athletics have 752 assists, 41 errors and have accumulated 2,505 putouts on the season.
So far in his pro baseball career, Kaprielian has given up 49 hits while tallying 70 strikeouts in 65 innings pitched. He has surrendered 23 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.142 and a FIP of 4.7. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.69 and he has faced 269 opposing hitters thus far in his career. Kaprielian (4-3 career mark) has a 3.15 earned run average and has given up 6.7 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Oakland (+100)
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