Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 9/6/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
Odds/Point Spread: Detroit (+120) Los Angeles (-140)
The Detroit Tigers (51-83) are headed to Angel Stadium on Tuesday where they will try to beat the Los Angeles Angels (58-76). The moneyline on this matchup has Detroit at +120 while Los Angeles is sitting at -140. The total has been set at 8. The expected starting pitchers will be Eduardo Rodriguez and Mike Mayers.
Detroit has a slugging rate of .336 and have been rung up 1,173 times, while drawing a walk on 316 occasions. They have accumulated 420 RBI's as well as 1,011 hits this season, and their average at the plate sits at .229. The Tigers have accounted for 193 doubles as a team and have hit 80 baseballs out of the stadium. They have racked up 440 runs scored while having a team OBP of .285. As a unit, the Detroit Tigers are putting up 3.3 runs per game, which ranks them 30th in MLB.
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The Tigers have a team earned run average of 4.10 on the year (20th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 980 batters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.35 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.30. Tigers pitchers have surrendered 133 home runs and also 594 runs (19th in the league). They have walked 417 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 4.11 as a unit so far this season.
Tigers bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 93 times in addition to having 127 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 76 holds on the campaign (10th in the league). The Tigers relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 69.8% and stepped onto the hill in 121 save situations. They have earned 30 saves for the season and have blown 13 out of their 43 chances to save the game. The relief pitchers have inherited 156 runners on the year with 28.2% of them crossed home plate. The Tigers have dispatched 481 relievers to the hill so far this season.
The Detroit Tigers have earned 3,509 putouts for the season, in addition to 1,148 assists and 79 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .983 which puts them in 24th in pro baseball, and have a total of 115 double plays. The Tigers have turned 69.9% of balls in play into outs out of 10,527 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 12th in MLB.
Rodriguez has taken the hill for 910 innings and has tallied 938 strikeouts during his career. Rodriguez (67-43 win-loss record in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.85 while he has gone up against 3,885 batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.16 (421 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.319. He has surrendered 882 hits (8.7 hits per 9 innings) and has had 319 walks.
The Los Angeles Angels have accounted for an on-base percentage of .293 as well as a batting average of .226 this year. They have struck out on 1,297 occasions (1st in the league) and are sitting with 1,012 hits. Los Angeles has a total of 152 long balls on the campaign to go along with 484 RBIs. The Angels hold a team slugging percentage of .378 and they are scoring 3.77 runs per game (26th in baseball). They have tallied 168 doubles, while taking a walk 386 times and scoring 505 runs.
The Angels are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.247 with a FIP of 3.98 as a staff on the season. They have a ranking of 8th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 1,035. The Los Angeles pitching staff have allowed 562 runs on the year while holding an ERA of 3.80 (503 earned runs allowed). Their K/BB ratio is 2.53 (1,139 strikeouts vs 450 free passes). They have conceded 139 HR's and they yield 4.25 runs per 9 innings (13th in MLB).
Los Angeles has had relievers enter the game in 50 save opportunities and they have converted 29 saves. They are ranked 21st in MLB with a save percentage of 58.0%, and they have dispatched 401 bullpen pitchers to the hill on the year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 127 times in high leverage situations in addition to 135 occasions with runners on base. Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 36.5% of 211 inherited base runners. Sitting with 106 save situations, the Angels have 54 holds in addition to 21 blown saves.
In their 10,719 innings played, the Angels are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 70.9% (6th in pro baseball). The Los Angeles Angels have turned 113 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .986 (16th in MLB). The Angels have recorded 1,137 assists, 69 errors and have 3,573 putouts on the season.
Mayers (11-9 career mark) has earned a 4.98 earned run average and has given up 9.3 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.91 and he has faced 979 batters during his career. He has allowed 124 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.402 and having a FIP of 4.5. So far in his pro baseball career, Mayers has conceded 232 base knocks while earning 239 punch outs in 224 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-140)
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