Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 9/7/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Tigers vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
Odds/Point Spread: Detroit (+185) Los Angeles (-215)
The Los Angeles Angels (59-76) will try to defeat the Detroit Tigers (51-84) at Angel Stadium on Wednesday. The line on this contest has the Tigers at +185 while the Angels are priced at -215. The betting total comes in at 8.5. The starting pitchers are Drew Hutchison and Patrick Sandoval.
The Tigers have hit 195 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 80 balls out of the park. Detroit is slugging .335 and have struck out 1,184 times, while being walked on 318 occasions. As a squad, the Detroit Tigers are notching 3.3 runs per game, which has them at 30th in baseball. They have accumulated 420 RBI's as well as 1,015 hits this season, while their team batting average sits at .228. They have 440 runs while holding a team OBP of .285.
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Tigers pitchers have yielded 136 home runs and 604 runs (21st in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 418 batters and their FIP is 4.12 as a unit for the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.36 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.30. The Tigers have a team earned run average of 4.14 for the season (20th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 987 batters.
The Tigers have dispatched 484 relievers to the mound on the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 158 base runners this year with 27.8% of those players earned a run for their team. They have compiled 30 saves this year and have missed out on 13 of their 43 chances to get a save. The Tigers relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 69.8% and has entered the game in 121 save situations. The bullpen have notched 76 holds for the year (11th in baseball). Tigers relief pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 94 times and also have had 127 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Tigers have turned 69.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 10,599 innings, ranking them 14th in pro baseball. The Detroit Tigers have notched a total of 3,533 putouts on the year, in addition to 1,156 assists and 80 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .983 which puts them in 24th in baseball, and have 115 double plays.
Hutchison has thrown 563 frames and is sitting with 478 strikeouts in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 4.84 (303 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.407. He has given up 591 base knocks (9.4 hits per nine innings) with 202 walks. Hutchison (37-31 career mark) sits with a FIP of 4.43 while he has faced 2,454 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues.
The Los Angeles Angels have accounted for an OBP of .294 in addition to a team batting average of .228 this season. They have been rung up on 1,304 occasions (1st in MLB) and have accounted for 1,028 base hits. Los Angeles is sitting with 155 home runs on the year to go along with 494 runs batted in. The Angels hold a slugging % of .381 and they average 3.81 runs per outing (25th in the league). They have put up 171 two-baggers, while taking a walk 387 times and scoring 515 runs.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have surrendered 562 runs on the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.77 (503 earned runs conceded). They have given up 139 homers and they yield 4.22 runs per 9 innings (11th in baseball). The Angels have a team WHIP of 1.243 and have a FIP of 3.95 as a squad so far this season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.54 (1,150 strikeouts vs 452 walks). They rank 8th in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,039.
Los Angeles bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 36.5% of 211 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 127 times in high leverage situations in addition to 135 occasions with runners on. With 106 save situations, the Angels have earned 54 holds and 21 blown saves. They rank 21st in MLB with a save percentage of 58.0%, and they have sent 403 bullpen pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 50 save chances and they have walked away with 29 saves.
The Los Angeles Angels have turned 113 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .985 (16th in baseball). The Angels have 1,142 assists, 70 errors and have 3,600 putouts for the season. In 10,800 innings on the diamond, the Angels have a defensive efficiency of 70.9% (5th in MLB).
Sandoval (9-24 career win-loss mark) holds a 3.82 ERA and has given up 8.0 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.49 and he has gone up against 1,216 batters in his pro baseball career. He has surrendered a total of 121 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.305 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. So far in his MLB career, Sandoval has conceded 253 base knocks while he has tallied 296 strikeouts in 285 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-215)
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