Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 5/25/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Hyeon-Jong Yang and the Texas Rangers (22-27, 3rd in AL West) travel to Angel Stadium on Tuesday where they'll meet the Los Angeles Angels (20-27, 5th in AL West).
The Rangers have tallied 58 two-baggers as a team and have hit 58 baseballs out of the park. Texas has a slugging percentage of .385 and have been called out on strikes 472 times, while taking a walk on 151 occasions. As a squad, the Texas Rangers are knocking in 4.1 runs per game, which ranks them 19th in MLB. They have 192 runs batted in and 384 hits on the season, while their team batting average is at .235. They have notched a total of 202 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .307.
The Rangers have compiled a team ERA of 4.25 on the season (18th in MLB), and they have rung up 399 batters. Their K/BB ratio is 2.59 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.34. Rangers pitchers have allowed 56 home runs and also 219 runs in total (20th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 154 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.16 as a squad this season.
The Rangers have dispatched 145 relief pitchers to the hill so far this year. The relievers have inherited 67 base runners for the season and 25.4% of them ended up scoring. They have 12 saves so far this year and have not converted 6 out of their 18 chances to save the game. The Rangers bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 66.7% and stepped onto the hill in 34 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 15 holds so far this season (28th in MLB). Rangers pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 43 times in addition to having 46 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Rangers have converted 68.4% of baseballs in play into outs out of 3,927 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 23rd in pro baseball. The Texas Rangers have amassed 1,309 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 468 assists and 31 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .983 which ranks 19th in pro baseball, and have a total of 359 double plays.
Yang (0-1 win-loss mark in his career) has a FIP of 4.84 while he has faced 86 batters during his time in the major leagues. He has allowed 16 hits (6.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 9 free passes. His earned run average is 3.38 (8 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.172. Yang has thrown 21 innings and is sitting with 15 punch outs during his pro baseball career.
The Los Angeles Angels have tallied a team on-base percentage of .308 and a batting average of .247 on the campaign. They have been rung up on 403 occasions (19th in MLB) and are sitting with 386 base knocks. Los Angeles has recorded 60 home runs on the season as well as 197 RBIs. The Angels have a slugging percentage of .415 and they are earning 4.45 runs per game (14th in the league). They have put up 70 doubles, while taking a walk 122 times and scoring 209 runs.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have surrendered 259 runs over the course of the season while holding a team ERA of 5.26 (239 earned runs allowed). They have conceded 68 dingers and they yield 5.70 runs per 9 innings (30th in the league). The Angels have a team WHIP of 1.464 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.59 as a pitching staff for the season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.42 (457 strikeouts against 189 walks). They have a ranking of 26th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 410.
Los Angeles has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 19 save chances and they have come away with 10 saves. They are currently ranked 21st in the league holding a save rate of 52.6%, and they have dispatched 169 bullpen pitchers to the hill this season. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 50 times in high leverage situations and also on 71 occasions with runners on. Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 38.8% of 98 inherited base runners. Sitting with 37 save situations, the Angels have accrued 18 holds in addition to 9 blown saves.
In 3,687 innings on the field, the Angels have earned a efficiency on defense of 66.3% (29th in pro baseball). The Los Angeles Angels have turned 35 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .977 (30th in baseball). The Angels have racked up 398 assists, 39 errors and have accumulated 1,229 putouts over the course of the season.
Heaney (25-32 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a 4.50 ERA and has surrendered 8.8 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.67 and he has faced 2,291 hitters in his career. He has allowed 272 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.249 and a FIP of 4.3. So far in his MLB career, Heaney has allowed 529 base hits while he has earned 550 strikeouts in 543 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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