San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 6/22/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (+100) Los Angeles (-125)
Angel Stadium is the venue where Andrew Heaney and the Los Angeles Angels (36-36, 4th in AL West) will play the San Francisco Giants (46-26, 1st in NL West) on Tuesday. The Giants open this matchup at +100 while the Angels are priced at -125. The total has been set at 7.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Anthony DeSclafani and Andrew Heaney.
As a unit, the San Francisco Giants are recording 5.0 runs per game, which has them at 5th in MLB. They have a total of 358 runs while holding a team OBP of .325. The Giants have tallied 109 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 107 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 340 runs batted in in addition to 570 base knocks this season, and their batting average is sitting at .241. San Francisco has a slugging percentage of .434 and have been rung up 675 times, while drawing a walk on 280 occasions.
The Giants have an ERA of 3.32 for the season (4th in the league), and the staff has rung up 611 hitters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.28 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.12. Giants pitchers have given up 74 home runs and also 268 runs in total (5th in the league). They have walked 186 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.76 as a squad this season.
Giants relief pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 44 times and also have had 80 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have earned 49 holds on the campaign (2nd in the league). The Giants bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 65.9% and has come into the game in 91 save situations. They have accumulated 27 saves for the year and have blown 14 out of their 41 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 63 runners this year with 41.3% of those players crossed home plate. The Giants have dispatched 241 relief pitchers to the hill so far this year.
The Giants have transformed 72.3% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 5,739 innings on the diamond, ranking them 2nd in professional baseball. The San Francisco Giants have earned 1,913 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 661 assists and 32 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .988 which ranks 3rd in pro baseball, and have 413 double plays.
DeSclafani has taken the hill for 737 innings and has accumulated 653 strikeouts thus far in his career. His ERA is 4.15 (340 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.265. He has surrendered 725 hits (8.9 hits per 9 innings) with 207 walks. DeSclafani (44-41 record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.17 and he has faced 3,097 batters in the majors.
The Los Angeles Angels have a team on-base percentage of .320 and a team batting average of .257 for the year. They have been called out on strikes on 615 occasions (21st in the league) and have recorded 623 hits. Los Angeles has tallied 97 home runs so far this season and 338 RBIs. The Angels have a team slugging percentage of .437 and they average 4.96 runs per outing (6th in the league). They have 128 two-baggers, while getting a free base 199 times and putting up 357 runs.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have conceded 369 runs over the course of the season while holding a team ERA of 4.86 (340 earned runs relinquished). They have given up 90 homers and they yield 5.27 runs per 9 innings (26th in the league). The Angels have a WHIP of 1.398 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.31 as a squad for the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.45 (692 strikeouts against 282 free passes). They are currently ranked 22nd in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 599.
Sitting with 59 save situations, the Angels have accrued 30 holds and 12 blown saves. Los Angeles has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 28 save opportunities and they have come away with 16 saves. Their relievers have come in 73 times in high leverage situations and on 105 occasions with base runners. Los Angeles relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 38.2% out of 152 inherited base runners. They rank 20th in the league holding a save percentage of 57.1%, and they have dispatched 249 bullpen pitchers to the mound this year.
The Los Angeles Angels have turned 59 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .981 (27th in pro baseball). The Angels have accrued 623 assists, 50 errors and have accounted for 1,892 putouts over the course of the season. Out of their 5,676 innings on the field, the Angels have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 67.5% (29th in MLB).
Heaney (28-33 career mark) has earned a 4.44 earned run average while allowing 8.7 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 3.64 and he has faced 2,388 opposing batters in his career. He has surrendered 280 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.246 and a FIP of 4.3. During his career, Heaney has allowed 549 hits and he has 575 K's in 567 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Francisco (+100)
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