Tampa Bay Rays vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 5/3/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Tampa Bay Rays vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Monday, May 3, 2021
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Tyler Glasnow and the Tampa Bay Rays (13-13, 2nd in AL East) are headed to Angel Stadium on Monday where they'll take on the Los Angeles Angels (12-11, 3rd in AL West).
The Rays have hit 49 doubles as a unit and have smacked 27 balls out of the stadium. Tampa Bay has a slugging percentage of .382 and have been rung up 261 times, while drawing a walk on 88 occasions. As a team, the Tampa Bay Rays are putting up 4.3 runs per game, which has them at 15th in MLB. They have earned 103 RBI's and 199 hits so far this year, while their batting average is .227. They have a total of 111 runs while holding a team OBP of .306.
Rays pitchers have relinquished 26 home runs and also 115 runs in total (22nd in the league). They have walked 70 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 3.55 as a squad on the campaign. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.36 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.17. The Rays have compiled a team earned run average of 4.02 for the year (16th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 235 batters.
Rays bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on 22 times as well as having 38 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have earned 19 holds for the season (3rd in baseball). The Rays relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 60.0% and has come into the game in 34 save situations. They have accumulated 9 saves this year and have missed out on 6 of their 15 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 27 runners for the year with 25.9% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Rays have sent 80 relievers to the hill on the year.
The Rays have turned 70.4% of balls in play into outs out of their 2,118 innings, which has them ranked 15th in baseball. The Tampa Bay Rays have amassed 706 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 225 assists and 10 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .989 which puts them in 5th in MLB, and they have twisted 161 double plays.
Glasnow (18-19 career record) has earned a FIP of 3.82 while he has faced 1,489 opposing batters in the majors. He has allowed 294 base hits (7.5 hits per nine innings) and has 157 free passes. His earned run average is 4.13 (162 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.279. Glasnow has thrown 352 innings and has racked up 439 punch outs so far in his pro baseball career.
The Los Angeles Angels have an on-base percentage of .321 and a batting average of .265 on the season. They have struck out on 194 instances (26th in the league) and are sitting with 213 hits. Los Angeles has accumulated 32 HRs so far this season as well as 100 RBIs. The Angels have a team SLG% of .432 and they average 4.83 runs per contest (6th in MLB). They have notched 32 doubles, while walking 57 times and putting up 111 runs.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have relinquished 127 runs for the season while having a team ERA of 5.14 (116 earned runs conceded). They have surrendered 25 long balls and they surrender 5.63 runs per 9 innings (30th in the league). The Angels have a WHIP of 1.378 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.77 as a staff on the year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.82 (237 strikeouts vs 84 walks). They sit at 19th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 196.
Los Angeles has had relievers enter the contest in 10 save opportunities and they have converted 5 saves. They rank 23rd in the league holding a save percentage of 50.0%, and they have dispatched 81 relievers to the hill on the year. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 27 times in high leverage situations and also on 37 occasions with runners on base. Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 52.2% of 46 inherited base runners. Sitting with 18 save situations, the Angels have accumulated 8 holds in addition to 5 blown saves.
The Los Angeles Angels have turned 16 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .976 (29th in pro baseball). The Angels have recorded 214 assists, 20 errors and have notched a total of 611 putouts so far this season. Out of their 1,833 innings played, the Angels have earned a efficiency on defense of 65.7% (30th in MLB).
Ohtani (5-3 career record) has earned a 4.16 earned run average while allowing 6.3 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.07 and he has faced 289 opposing batters during his career. He has allowed a total of 31 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.343 and having a FIP of 3.9. In his career, Ohtani has allowed 47 base knocks while earning 89 strikeouts in 67 frames.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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