Boston Red Sox vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 6/7/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Boston Red Sox vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
The Los Angeles Angels (27-28) welcome the Boston Red Sox (27-27) at Angel Stadium on Tuesday. The starting pitchers are Garrett Whitlock and Reid Detmers.
The Red Sox have hit 135 doubles as a unit and have knocked 52 baseballs out of the stadium. Boston is slugging .420 and have struck out 437 times, while being walked on 154 occasions. As a unit, the Boston Red Sox are recording 4.9 runs per game, which has them sitting at 5th in the league. They have tallied 256 runs batted in as well as 485 hits this year, and their team batting average comes in at .259. They have notched a total of 262 runs and have an OBP of .318.
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The Red Sox have a team ERA of 3.73 this year (11th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 459 hitters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.91 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.18. Red Sox pitchers have given up 62 long balls in addition to 224 runs (15th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 158 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 4.03 as a team this season.
Red Sox relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 67 times as well as having 65 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have earned 33 holds so far this year (13th in baseball). The Red Sox relievers have a save rate of 40.0% and has come into the game in 53 save situations. They have recorded 8 saves for the season and have blown 12 of 20 save chances. The relievers have inherited 96 runners for the year with 31.3% of them crossed home plate. The Red Sox have dispatched 201 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season.
The Red Sox have converted 71.7% of balls in play into outs out of their 4,344 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 8th in baseball. The Boston Red Sox have earned a total of 1,448 putouts so far this season, in addition to 460 assists and 28 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .986 which is 16th in professional baseball, and have a total of 43 double plays.
Whitlock (10-5 win-loss record in his career) has a FIP of 3.06 while he has faced 479 batters in the majors. He has given up 102 base knocks (7.8 hits per 9 innings) and has had 28 free passes. His ERA is 2.36 (31 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.102. Whitlock has thrown 118 innings and has tallied 125 strikeouts in his MLB career.
The Los Angeles Angels have an OBP of .316 and a team batting average of .244 so far this season. They have been called out on strikes on 502 occasions (4th in MLB) and have earned 449 base knocks. Los Angeles has knocked in 68 HRs on the campaign to go along with 238 RBIs. The Angels hold a team slugging % of .406 and they are recording 4.49 runs per game (10th in baseball). They have 82 two-baggers, while taking a walk 177 times as well as scoring 247 runs.
The Angels have a WHIP of 1.215 in addition to having a FIP of 4.20 as a pitching staff this year. They are currently ranked 11th in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 414. The Los Angeles pitching staff have surrendered 236 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 4.03 (217 earned runs given up). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.49 (433 strikeouts against 174 bases on balls). They have conceded 62 dingers and they surrender 4.39 runs per 9 innings (17th in MLB).
Los Angeles relievers have an inherited score rate of 42.1% out of 107 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 58 times in high leverage situations and on 67 occasions with runners on. With 59 save situations, the Angels have recorded 32 holds and also 12 blown saves. They are currently ranked 29th in MLB holding a save percentage of 53.8%, and they have dispatched 173 relievers onto the diamond on the campaign. Los Angeles has called on relief pitchers to enter the contest in 26 save chances and they have earned 14 saves.
The Los Angeles Angels have gotten 46 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .985 (18th in pro baseball). The Angels have accrued 483 assists, 30 errors and have 1,453 putouts this year. In their 4,359 innings on the field, the Angels have earned a efficiency on defense of 72.1% (4th in professional baseball).
So far in his MLB career, Detmers has allowed 57 base hits while totaling 50 punch outs in 65 frames. He has allowed 38 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.249 and having a FIP of 5.3. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.00 and he has gone up against 279 hitters during his career. Detmers (3-5 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 5.21 ERA and has conceded 7.8 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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