Los Angeles Dodgers vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 5/8/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Angel Stadium is the venue where Dylan Bundy and the Los Angeles Angels (13-17, 5th in AL West) will play the Los Angeles Dodgers (17-15, 3rd in NL West) on Saturday.
Los Angeles has a slugging rate of .405 and have been rung up 304 times, while being walked on 146 occasions. They have tallied 149 RBI's and 259 base knocks on the season, and their average at the plate comes in at .238. The Dodgers have tallied 47 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 39 balls out of the park. They have a total of 157 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .341. As a squad, the Los Angeles Dodgers are scoring 4.9 runs per game, which ranks them 5th in MLB.
The Dodgers are sitting with a team ERA of 3.11 over the course of the season (3rd in the league), and their staff has struck out 327 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 95 batters and their FIP sits at 3.52 as a squad so far this season. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.44 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.12. Dodgers pitchers have allowed 35 home runs and also 120 runs in total (10th in baseball).
The Dodgers have sent 107 relievers to the hill so far this year. The relief pitchers have inherited 40 base runners over the course of the season and 27.5% of those runners crossed home plate. They have recorded 9 saves over the course of the season and have not converted 12 of their 21 save opportunities. The Dodgers relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 42.9% and has entered the game in 45 save situations. The relief pitchers have tallied 23 holds so far this season (2nd in baseball). Dodgers relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 36 times and also have had 55 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have 867 putouts on the year, in addition to 277 assists and 19 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which has them sitting 14th in baseball, and have earned 208 double plays. The Dodgers have converted 71.3% of baseballs in play into outs in their 2,601 innings, which ranks them 9th in the majors.
Vesia has taken the hill for 7 frames and has totaled 9 K's so far in his career. Vesia (0-2 career win-loss mark) holds a FIP of 12.29 while he has faced 41 batters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 14.73 (12 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 2.591. He has given up 8 hits (9.8 hits per 9 innings) with 11 walks.
Los Angeles has tallied 41 home runs so far this season to go along with 124 RBIs. They have 42 two-baggers, while getting a free base 76 times and notching 135 runs. The Los Angeles Angels hold an on-base percentage of .316 and a team batting average of .256 for the season. The Angels have a SLG% of .423 and they average 4.50 runs per game (13th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 247 instances (26th in the league) and have totaled 263 base hits.
The Angels are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.416 in addition to having a FIP of 3.92 as a staff on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.65 (321 strikeouts vs 121 bases on balls). They are sitting at 20th in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 253. They have conceded 35 homers and they relinquish 5.69 runs per 9 innings (30th in baseball). The Los Angeles pitching staff have allowed 167 runs on the campaign while holding a team ERA of 5.08 (149 earned runs given up).
Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 49.2% out of 61 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 30 times in high leverage situations in addition to 46 occasions with runners on. With 21 save situations, the Angels have compiled 9 holds and also 7 blown saves. They sit at 27th in MLB with a save percentage of 41.7%, and they have dispatched 107 relief pitchers onto the diamond on the season. Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 12 save opportunities and they have walked away with 5 saves.
The Los Angeles Angels have turned 20 double plays and have a fielding rate of .972 (30th in MLB). The Angels have 270 assists, 31 errors and are sitting with 794 putouts this year. In their 2,382 innings on the field, the Angels hold a defensive efficiency of 65.1% (30th in professional baseball).
Bundy (44-51 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 4.51 ERA while surrendering 8.7 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.08 and he has gone up against 3,043 opposing batters so far in his pro baseball career. He has allowed 359 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.291 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.5. In his career, Bundy has surrendered 692 base hits and he has 714 K's in 716 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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