Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Guardians Prediction, 9/12/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Guardians
Date: Monday, September 12, 2022
Location: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH
TV: Bally Sports Great Lakes
Progressive Field is the location where the Cleveland Guardians (72-65) will play the Los Angeles Angels (61-78) on Monday. The expected starting pitchers are Reid Detmers and Cody Morris.
Los Angeles has a slugging % of .384 and have struck out 1,343 times, while being walked on 396 occasions. They have recorded 511 runs batted in and 1,062 base knocks on the season, while their team batting average is sitting at .228. The Angels have recorded 177 doubles as a unit and have knocked 164 balls out of the park. They have racked up 533 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .294. As a unit, the Los Angeles Angels are putting up 3.8 runs per outing, which puts them at 26th in baseball.
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The Angels have compiled a team earned run average of 3.76 this season (9th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 1,179 hitters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.53 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.25. Angels pitchers have yielded 145 home runs and also 576 runs (10th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 466 hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.99 as a unit this season.
The Angels bullpen have recorded a save rate of 53.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 115 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 215 runners so far this season with 36.3% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. Angels pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 138 times in addition to having 135 appearances in high leverage situations. The Angels have dispatched 415 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign. The relievers have a total of 59 holds this season (24th in the league). They have recorded 29 saves so far this season and have blown 25 of 54 chances to get a save.
The Angels have transformed 71.0% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 11,043 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 5th in MLB. The Los Angeles Angels have earned 3,681 putouts so far this season, as well as 1,183 assists and 70 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .986 which is 15th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 117 double plays.
Detmers (6-8 career win-loss record) holds a FIP of 4.41 and he has faced 547 hitters in the major leagues. He has surrendered 114 base hits (8.0 hits per nine innings) and has 52 walks. His ERA is 4.27 (61 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.290. Detmers has pitched in 128 innings and has racked up 124 strikeouts in his MLB career.
The Cleveland Guardians have recorded an OBP of .312 in addition to a team batting average of .250 for the year. They have struck out on 940 occasions (30th in baseball) and have recorded 1,171 base hits. Cleveland has accumulated 106 home runs on the year to go along with 545 runs batted in. The Guardians hold a team slugging % of .378 and they are scoring 4.17 runs per game (22nd in MLB). They have hit 236 doubles, while getting a free base 375 times as well as putting up 571 runs.
The Guardians have a WHIP of 1.191 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.84 as a team on the campaign. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 3.00 (1,156 strikeouts vs 385 free passes). They rank 6th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,067. They have conceded 145 dingers and they concede 4.04 runs per 9 innings (8th in MLB). The Cleveland pitching staff have surrendered 547 runs on the campaign while holding an ERA of 3.62 (490 earned runs yielded).
Cleveland has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 52 save chances and they have recorded 37 saves. They sit at 5th in the league with a save rate of 71.2%, and they have dispatched 421 bullpen pitchers onto the field this year. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 134 times in high leverage situations in addition to 111 occasions with runners on base. Cleveland relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 30.1% out of 156 inherited runners. With 104 save situations, the Guardians have amassed 48 holds in addition to 15 blown saves.
In their 10,890 innings on the diamond, the Guardians have a defensive efficiency of 70.7% (7th in the majors). The Cleveland Guardians have gotten 105 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (23rd in the majors). The Guardians have racked up 1,206 assists, 82 errors and have accumulated 3,630 putouts so far this season.
Thus far in his career, Morris has surrendered 7 base knocks while tallying 5 K's in 6 innings. Morris (0-1 mark in his career) holds a 3.00 ERA while giving up 10.5 hits per nine innings. He has conceded 2 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.667 and a FIP of 5.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.67 and he has gone up against 28 batters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Cleveland
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