Baltimore Orioles vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 4/23/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Saturday, April 23, 2022
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
The Baltimore Orioles (4-8) are hitting the road to Angel Stadium on Saturday where they will play the Los Angeles Angels (8-5).
The Orioles have hit 17 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 4 baseballs out of the stadium. Baltimore has a slugging percentage of .284 and have been rung up 125 times, while being walked on 48 occasions. As a team, the Baltimore Orioles are putting up 2.0 runs per outing, which puts them at 30th in baseball. They have recorded 23 RBI's and 81 base knocks so far this season, and their batting average comes in at .206. They have racked up 24 runs and have an OBP of .301.
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The Orioles have compiled a team ERA of 2.57 for the year (5th in baseball), and they have struck out 93 hitters. They have walked 41 opposing batters and their FIP is 2.93 as a unit over the course of the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.27 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.25. Orioles pitchers have allowed 3 long balls and 37 runs in total (6th in the league).
The Orioles have sent 46 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season. The relievers have inherited 22 runners so far this year with 31.8% of them ended up crossing the plate. They have accumulated 2 saves for the year and have not converted 1 of 3 chances to get a save. The Orioles bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 66.7% and has entered the game in 8 save situations. The relief pitchers have notched 5 holds on the campaign (20th in MLB). Orioles relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 14 times and also have had 21 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Baltimore Orioles have a tally of 315 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 124 assists and 9 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .980 which has them sitting 26th in the majors, and they have turned 12 double plays. The Orioles have turned 68.9% of balls in play into outs out of their 945 innings on the field, ranking them 23rd in baseball.
Watkins (2-7 win-loss record in his career) has a FIP of 6.08 while he has faced 290 opposing batters during his time in the majors. He has allowed 80 base hits (11.5 hits per 9 innings) and has had 23 walks. His ERA is 7.32 (51 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.644. Watkins has taken the ball for 62 frames and has earned 37 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career.
Los Angeles has accumulated 16 home runs for the season to go along with 61 RBIs. They have hit 22 doubles, while taking a walk 49 times and recording 65 runs. The Los Angeles Angels have compiled an on-base percentage of .333 and a team batting average of .253 for the year. The Angels have a team slugging % of .423 and they earn 5.00 runs per game (4th in the league). They have been rung up on 129 instances (2nd in baseball) and have earned a total of 110 hits.
The Angels have a team WHIP of 1.148 in addition to having a FIP of 4.28 as a squad on the season. They sit at 14th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 89. The Los Angeles pitching staff have conceded 56 runs for the year while having a team ERA of 4.15 (53 earned runs yielded). Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.56 (110 strikeouts vs 43 walks). They have relinquished 17 homers and they relinquish 4.38 runs per 9 innings (20th in baseball).
Los Angeles has called on relievers to take the mound in 3 save opportunities and they have converted 2 saves. They are currently ranked 20th in baseball holding a save rate of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 44 relievers onto the field on the campaign. Their relief pitchers have come in 10 times in high leverage situations and on 16 occasions with base runners. Los Angeles relievers have an inherited score rate of 41.7% of 24 inherited runners. With 11 save situations, the Angels have amassed 8 holds and also 1 blown save.
The Los Angeles Angels have gotten 5 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .981 (25th in the majors). The Angels have recorded 110 assists, 9 errors and have 345 putouts so far this year. Out of their 1,035 innings played, the Angels have earned a defensive efficiency of 74.5% (4th in MLB).
In his MLB career, Syndergaard has surrendered 675 base hits while he has accumulated 782 K's in 729 innings pitched. Syndergaard (49-31 career win-loss record) has a 3.29 earned run average and has allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 267 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.156 and having a FIP of 2.9. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.65 and he has faced 2,991 opposing hitters during his career.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Baltimore
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