Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Guardians Prediction, 9/14/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Cleveland Guardians
Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Location: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH
TV: Bally Sports Great Lakes
Progressive Field is the site where the Cleveland Guardians (74-65) will try to beat the Los Angeles Angels (61-80) on Wednesday. The pitchers taking the mound will be Patrick Sandoval and Cal Quantrill.
The Angels have accumulated 181 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 168 baseballs out of the stadium. Los Angeles has a slugging % of .386 and have struck out 1,360 times, while drawing a walk on 402 occasions. As a team, the Los Angeles Angels are compiling 3.8 runs per game, which has them at 26th in the league. They have earned 519 runs batted in as well as 1,078 base knocks this year, and their team batting average is .228. They have accounted for 541 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .294.
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Angels pitchers have allowed 150 home runs and 593 runs in total (14th in MLB). They have walked 477 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.04 as a unit this year. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.50 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.25. The Angels are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.83 this season (9th in the league), and they have rung up 1,193 batters.
Angels relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 142 times and also have had 137 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have notched 59 holds on the year (24th in MLB). The Angels bullpen have compiled a save rate of 53.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 115 save situations. They have tallied 29 saves for the year and have blown 25 out of their 54 save chances. The relief pitchers have inherited 223 base runners this season with 36.8% of them earned a run for their team. The Angels have sent 423 relief pitchers to the hill for the year.
The Los Angeles Angels have earned 3,732 putouts on the campaign, as well as 1,196 assists and 71 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .986 which puts them in 16th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 120 double plays. The Angels have converted 70.9% of balls hit into play into outs out of 11,196 innings on the field, which ranks them 5th in MLB.
Sandoval (9-24 career record) holds a FIP of 3.96 while facing 1,237 hitters in the major leagues. He has given up 259 hits (8.0 hits per 9 innings) with 120 free passes. His ERA is 3.79 (122 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.307. Sandoval has pitched in 290 innings and has accumulated 300 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career.
The Guardians have a SLG% of .379 and they have an average of 4.17 runs per outing (21st in the league). They have recorded 241 two-baggers, while taking a walk 383 times and putting up 580 runs. Cleveland has hit 108 home runs on the year as well as 554 runs batted in. They have struck out on 955 instances (30th in baseball) and have 1,189 hits. The Cleveland Guardians have tallied an on-base percentage of .313 as well as a team batting average of .250 so far this season.
The Cleveland pitching staff have surrendered 552 runs this year while holding an ERA of 3.61 (496 earned runs yielded). They have allowed 147 homers and they allow 4.02 runs per 9 innings (8th in the league). The Guardians have a WHIP of 1.188 in addition to having a FIP of 3.83 as a pitching staff on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.00 (1,177 strikeouts against 392 walks). They rank 5th in baseball as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,077.
Sitting with 111 save situations, the Guardians have accrued 52 holds in addition to 15 blown saves. Cleveland has had relievers step onto the hill in 55 save chances and they have earned 40 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 140 times in high leverage situations and on 114 occasions with runners on. Cleveland relievers have an inherited score rate of 29.8% out of their 161 inherited runners. They rank 4th in baseball with a save percentage of 72.7%, and they have dispatched 432 relievers to the hill for the year.
The Cleveland Guardians have turned 106 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (23rd in professional baseball). The Guardians have recorded 1,222 assists, 83 errors and have accumulated 3,684 putouts this year. Out of their 11,052 innings on the diamond, the Guardians hold a efficiency on defense of 70.6% (7th in baseball).
During his pro baseball career, Quantrill has surrendered 415 base hits while he has earned 349 strikeouts in 441 innings pitched. He has surrendered 176 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.225 and a FIP of 4.2. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.77 and he has gone up against 1,844 batters during his MLB career. Quantrill (28-16 career mark) is the owner of a 3.59 earned run average while allowing 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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