Baltimore Orioles vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 4/24/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Sunday, April 24, 2022
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+190) Los Angeles (-235)
The Los Angeles Angels (8-6) will compete against the Baltimore Orioles (5-9) at Angel Stadium on Sunday. The moneyline on this contest has Baltimore at +190 while Los Angeles opens at -235. The total is 9.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Chris Ellis and Jose Suarez.
Baltimore has a slugging % of .283 and have been rung up 141 times, while being walked on 50 occasions. They have accounted for 32 runs batted in and 96 base knocks so far this season, while their average at the plate sits at .209. The Orioles have recorded 20 doubles as a team and have hit 4 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 33 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .295. As a squad, the Baltimore Orioles are scoring 2.4 runs per game, which ranks them 30th in MLB.
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The Orioles have a team earned run average of 2.80 for the season (5th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 109 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 42 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 3.00 as a unit this year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.60 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.24. Orioles pitchers have allowed 6 home runs in addition to 46 runs in total (6th in the league).
The Orioles have sent 53 relief pitchers to the mound on the season. The relievers have inherited 24 runners on the season and 29.2% of those runners earned a run for their team. They have compiled 3 saves so far this year and have blown 1 of their 4 save chances. The Orioles relievers have recorded a save rate of 75.0% and has come into the game in 11 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 7 holds on the campaign (16th in MLB). Orioles relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 15 times and also have had 24 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Baltimore Orioles have accounted for 366 putouts on the year, as well as 143 assists and 10 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .981 which puts them in 24th in pro baseball, and have 16 double plays. The Orioles have converted 68.3% of balls in play into outs out of their 1,098 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 24th in pro baseball.
Ellis has pitched in 34 frames and is sitting with 25 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. His ERA is 1.82 (7 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.269. He has surrendered 26 base hits (6.8 hits per nine innings) and has had 18 free passes. Ellis (1-0 career win-loss mark) has earned a FIP of 4.57 while he has gone up against 146 hitters in the majors.
Los Angeles has recorded 17 home runs over the course of the season to go along with 64 RBIs. They have hit 22 doubles, while walking 50 times and scoring 68 runs. The Los Angeles Angels have a team on-base percentage of .330 in addition to a team batting average of .254 this year. The Angels have a SLG% of .419 and they score 4.86 runs per contest (6th in MLB). They have been called out on strikes on 138 occasions (3rd in the league) and are sitting with 118 base knocks.
The Angels hold a team WHIP of 1.137 and have a FIP of 4.07 as a squad for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.66 (117 strikeouts vs 44 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 9th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 97. They have relinquished 17 long balls and they surrender 4.43 runs per 9 innings (23rd in baseball). The Los Angeles pitching staff have given up 61 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 4.21 (58 earned runs surrendered).
With 11 save situations, the Angels have earned 8 holds in addition to 1 blown save. Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 3 save chances and they have recorded 2 saves. Their relievers have come in 10 times in high leverage situations and also on 17 occasions with runners on base. Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 42.3% out of their 26 inherited base runners. They are ranked 23rd in MLB holding a save rate of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 48 relievers to the hill this year.
In their 1,116 innings played, the Angels have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 74.1% (5th in professional baseball). The Los Angeles Angels have gotten 5 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .980 (25th in MLB). The Angels have racked up 121 assists, 10 errors and have amassed 372 putouts during this campaign.
Suarez (10-17 record in his career) has a 5.67 ERA while allowing 9.6 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.02 and he has faced 850 hitters in his pro baseball career. He has given up a total of 120 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.487 and a FIP of 5.4. During his MLB career, Suarez has surrendered 202 base hits while tallying 164 strikeouts in 190 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Baltimore (+190)
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