Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 4/10/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Sunday, April 10, 2022
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
Odds/Point Spread: Houston (-115) Los Angeles (-105)
The Los Angeles Angels (77-85 last year) will try to defeat the Houston Astros (95-67 last season) at Angel Stadium on Sunday. The odds on this game have Houston at -115 and Los Angeles is at -105. The total has been set at 9.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Jose Urquidy and Jose Suarez.
Houston had a slugging % of .444 and were rung up 1,222 times, while taking a walk on 569 occasions. They accounted for 834 RBI's in addition to 1,496 base knocks for the previous season, and their batting average was at .267. The Astros earned 299 two-baggers as a squad and hit 221 balls out of the park. They racked up 863 runs while holding a team OBP of .339. As a unit, the Houston Astros notched 5.3 runs/g, which was 1st in baseball.
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Astros pitchers allowed 187 home runs in addition to 658 runs in total (7th in MLB). Their pitching staff walked 549 opposing batters and their FIP finished at 4.12 as a squad over the course of last year. They had a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.65 and the pitching staff had a collective WHIP of 1.23. The Astros had an ERA of 3.76 last year (7th in MLB), and they rung up 1,456 hitters.
The Astros sent 512 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of last season. The relievers inherited 202 base runners for the previous season with 36.1% of those runners ended up scoring. They earned 34 saves during the previous year and missed out on 27 of 61 chances to get a save. The Astros relievers had a save rate of 55.7% and came into the game in 131 save situations. The bullpen recorded 69 holds over the course of the prior season (25th in the league). Astros relief pitchers went to the mound with players on base 137 times as well as having 166 games in high leverage situations.
The Astros converted 71.3% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 13,005 innings, which ranked them 3rd in baseball. The Houston Astros accounted for 4,335 putouts for the prior year, in addition to 1,432 assists and 71 errors. Their fielding percentage was at .988 which had them ranked 1st in baseball, and accumulated 126 double plays.
Urquidy has thrown 177 innings and is sitting with 147 K's so far in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.55 (70 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.019. He has conceded 147 hits (7.4 hits per nine innings) and has 34 walks. Urquidy (11-5 mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.13 and he has gone up against 706 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues.
Los Angeles hit 190 home runs for the previous season to go along with 691 runs batted in. They hit 265 two-baggers, while taking a walk 464 times and putting up 723 runs. The Los Angeles Angels earned an OBP of .310 as well as a batting average of .245 for the prior year. The Angels had a team slugging % of .407 and they were recording 4.46 runs per game (17th in the league). They struck out on 1,394 instances (16th in the league) and had a total of 1,331 base hits.
The Angels finished with a team WHIP of 1.383 and had a FIP of 4.25 as a staff for the previous season. They ranked 21st in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,373. The Los Angeles pitching staff conceded 804 runs last season while having an ERA of 4.69 (741 earned runs relinquished). Their strikeout to walk ratio came in at 2.45 (1,453 strikeouts vs 592 bases on balls). They yielded 188 long balls and they relinquished 5.09 runs per 9 innings (22nd in the league).
Los Angeles had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 65 save opportunities and they walked away with 39 saves. They were ranked 19th in MLB holding a save percentage of 60.0%, and they sent 562 relievers to the mound last year. Their relief pitchers came in 173 times in high leverage situations in addition to 242 occasions with runners on. Los Angeles relievers had an inherited score rate of 37.0% of 365 inherited runners. Wrapping up the year with 140 save situations, the Angels accrued 73 holds and also 26 blown saves.
Los Angeles Angels twisted 131 double plays and notched a fielding percentage of .985 (17th in baseball). The Angels recorded 1,419 assists, 88 errors and accumulated 4,265 putouts over the course of the prior season. In 12,795 innings played, the Angels earned a efficiency on defense of 68.0% (29th in baseball).
In his MLB career, Suarez has surrendered 195 base hits while accumulating 159 K's in 181 innings. He has allowed 115 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.481 and being the owner of a FIP of 5.4. His K/BB ratio is 2.15 and he has gone up against 811 hitters in his career. Suarez (10-16 career win-loss mark) has earned a 5.70 ERA while surrendering 9.7 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Houston (-115)
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