San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 8/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Friday, August 27, 2021
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (-175) Los Angeles (+130)
Joe Musgrove and the San Diego Padres (68-60, 3rd in NL West) are headed to Angel Stadium on Friday where they'll take on the Los Angeles Angels (63-65, 4th in AL West). The odds on this game have the Padres coming in at -175 and the Angels are at +130. The over/under has been set at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Joe Musgrove and Jose Quintana.
San Diego owns a slugging percentage of .405 and have been called out on strikes 1,060 times, while drawing a walk on 483 occasions. They have earned 567 RBI's as well as 1,029 base knocks this year, and their average at the plate is sitting at .242. The Padres have hit 202 doubles as a unit and have hit 151 baseballs out of the park. They have earned a total of 596 runs while having a team OBP of .324. As a unit, the San Diego Padres are notching 4.7 runs per contest, which ranks them 11th in the league.
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The Padres have a team ERA of 3.74 on the season (9th in MLB), and they have rung up 1,231 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 400 hitters and their FIP is 3.98 as a unit this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.08 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.24. Padres pitchers have given up 152 home runs and 521 total runs (11th in MLB).
The Padres bullpen have a save percentage of 64.4% and has come into the game in 139 save situations. The relievers have inherited 115 base runners on the season and 27.8% of them earned a run for their team. Padres bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 85 times and also have had 124 appearances in high leverage situations. The Padres have dispatched 487 relievers to the mound for the year. The relief pitchers have 78 holds for the year (4th in baseball). They have compiled 38 saves this year and have blown 21 of their 59 save opportunities.
The San Diego Padres have a tally of 3,414 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,141 assists and 68 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .985 which is 13th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 883 double plays. The Padres have converted 69.4% of balls in play into outs in their 10,242 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 19th in baseball.
Musgrove has taken the mound for 636 innings and has totaled 625 strikeouts in his MLB career. His earned run average is 4.05 (286 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.186. He has given up 595 hits (8.4 hits per 9 innings) and has 159 free passes. Musgrove (37-46 record in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.81 and he has faced 2,658 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues.
Los Angeles has compiled 156 long balls so far this year as well as 556 RBIs. They have 225 doubles, while getting a free base 352 times and putting up 585 runs. The Los Angeles Angels have accounted for a team on-base percentage of .313 as well as a batting average of .251 so far this year. The Angels have a team slugging % of .418 and they are earning 4.57 runs per contest (14th in baseball). They have struck out on 1,111 instances (15th in baseball) and have tallied 1,084 base knocks.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have yielded 640 runs this year while having an ERA of 4.77 (593 earned runs conceded). They have given up 158 HR's and they surrender 5.15 runs per 9 innings (26th in the league). The Angels have a WHIP of 1.374 and have a FIP of 4.29 as a unit on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.53 (1,182 strikeouts vs 468 free passes). They rank 22nd in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,070.
With 110 save situations, the Angels have amassed 57 holds in addition to 19 blown saves. Los Angeles has had relievers step onto the hill in 51 save chances and they have walked away with 32 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 134 times in high leverage situations and also on 184 occasions with base runners. Los Angeles bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 38.0% out of their 276 inherited runners. They rank 10th in the league with a save rate of 62.7%, and they have sent 429 relievers to the hill on the campaign.
The Los Angeles Angels have turned 95 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (21st in pro baseball). The Angels have recorded 1,096 assists, 74 errors and have amassed 3,359 putouts so far this year. Out of their 10,077 innings on the diamond, the Angels have earned a defensive efficiency of 68.1% (27th in MLB).
Quintana (83-80 career win-loss record) has earned a 3.83 ERA and has given up 8.9 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.06 and he has faced 6,489 batters thus far in his career. He has surrendered a total of 658 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.283 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.7. So far in his MLB career, Quintana has allowed 1,533 base hits and he has 1,381 punch outs in 1,546 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles (+130)
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