Cleveland Guardians vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 4/25/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cleveland Guardians vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Monday, April 25, 2022
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
The Cleveland Guardians (7-7) are hitting the road to Angel Stadium on Monday where they will compete against the Los Angeles Angels (8-7).
Cleveland owns a slugging percentage of .441 and have struck out 107 times, while drawing a walk on 39 occasions. They have accounted for 68 RBI's as well as 127 hits so far this year, while their batting average is sitting at .279. The Guardians have compiled 26 doubles as a squad and have hit 12 balls out of the stadium. They have a total of 69 runs and have an OBP of .340. As a squad, the Cleveland Guardians are compiling 5.3 runs per game, which ranks them 2nd in MLB.
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Guardians pitchers have conceded 11 home runs in addition to 47 runs (7th in baseball). They have walked 34 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.56 as a team this season. Their K/BB ratio is 3.03 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.03. The Guardians have an ERA of 2.97 for the year (7th in the league), and they have struck out 103 hitters.
Guardians relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on 13 times as well as having 18 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 5 holds so far this year (24th in MLB). The Guardians relievers have earned a save rate of 66.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 8 save situations. They have 2 saves on the season and have blown 1 of their 3 save chances. The relief pitchers have inherited 16 runners for the year with 31.3% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Guardians have sent 48 relief pitchers to the mound for the year.
The Cleveland Guardians have earned 321 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 101 assists and 7 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .984 which is 19th in pro baseball, and they have twisted 8 double plays. The Guardians have turned 74.3% of balls hit into play into outs in their 963 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 4th in baseball.
Bieber has taken the ball for 519 innings and has accounted for 649 punch outs in his MLB career. His ERA is 3.26 (188 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.106. He has given up 454 base hits (7.9 hits per 9 innings) and has 120 free passes. Bieber (42-18 mark in his career) has a FIP of 3.01 and he has faced 2,104 opposing batters in the majors.
The Angels hold a team slugging percentage of .419 and they tally 4.86 runs per outing (6th in baseball). They have hit 22 doubles, while taking a walk 50 times as well as putting up 68 runs. Los Angeles has accumulated 17 long balls over the course of the season as well as 64 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 138 instances (3rd in MLB) and have totaled 118 base hits. The Los Angeles Angels have accounted for a team OBP of .330 as well as a team batting average of .254 for the year.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have surrendered 61 runs this year while holding an ERA of 4.21 (58 earned runs given up). They have conceded 17 long balls and they concede 4.43 runs per 9 innings (23rd in baseball). The Angels have a WHIP of 1.137 with a FIP of 4.07 as a unit on the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.66 (117 strikeouts against 44 free passes). They rank 9th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 97.
Los Angeles bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 42.3% out of 26 inherited runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 10 times in high leverage situations and on 17 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 11 save situations, the Angels have accrued 8 holds and 1 blown save. They rank 23rd in the league holding a save rate of 66.7%, and they have sent 48 relief pitchers onto the diamond on the campaign. Los Angeles has had relievers enter the game in 3 save chances and they have walked away with 2 saves.
The Los Angeles Angels have gotten 5 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .981 (26th in baseball). The Angels have 110 assists, 9 errors and have a tally of 345 putouts for the season. In 1,035 innings on the diamond, the Angels have a defensive efficiency of 74.5% (3rd in MLB).
In his pro baseball career, Lorenzen has given up 458 base knocks and he has 415 strikeouts in 482 innings. He has given up a total of 219 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.361 and a FIP of 4.3. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.09 and he has gone up against 2,074 hitters during his pro baseball career. Lorenzen (24-24 career record) has earned a 4.08 earned run average while surrendering 8.5 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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