Los Angeles Angels vs Minnesota Twins Prediction, 9/25/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Minnesota Twins
Date: Sunday, September 25, 2022
Location: Target Field in Minneapolis, MN
TV: Bally Sports North
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-120) Minnesota (+100)
Target Field is where the Minnesota Twins (73-78) will try to beat the Los Angeles Angels (66-85) on Sunday. The moneyline on this game has Los Angeles at -120 while Minnesota is coming in at +100. The over/under comes in at 8. The pitchers who are expected to start are Jose Suarez and Dylan Bundy.
The Angels have tallied 195 doubles as a unit and have smacked 180 balls out of the stadium. Los Angeles owns a slugging percentage of .387 and have been rung up 1,457 times, while being walked on 425 occasions. As a team, the Los Angeles Angels are compiling 3.8 runs/g, which puts them at 25th in the league. They have 553 runs batted in and 1,157 base knocks for the year, while their average at the plate comes in at .229. They have notched a total of 575 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .294.
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Angels pitchers have relinquished 163 home runs and 635 runs in total (13th in MLB). They have walked 511 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 4.05 as a team this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.50 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.26. The Angels have compiled a team ERA of 3.86 on the year (12th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 1,280 hitters.
The Angels bullpen have a save percentage of 55.0% and has come into the game in 131 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 241 base runners so far this year with 36.5% of them crossed home plate. Angels relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 152 times and also have had 144 appearances in high leverage situations. The Angels have sent 454 relief pitchers to the mound for the year. The relievers have accumulated 69 holds this year (21st in baseball). They have compiled 33 saves for the year and have blown 27 out of their 60 save opportunities.
The Angels have transformed 70.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 12,042 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 6th in baseball. The Los Angeles Angels have a tally of 4,014 putouts so far this season, as well as 1,293 assists and 75 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .986 which has them ranked 12th in professional baseball, and have a total of 131 double plays.
Suarez (16-24 career record) has earned a FIP of 4.96 and he has gone up against 1,224 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. He has surrendered 288 base knocks (9.3 hits per nine innings) with 106 free passes. His ERA is 5.15 (159 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.417. Suarez has thrown 278 innings and has 250 K's during his MLB career.
Minnesota has 169 home runs so far this year to go along with 617 runs batted in. They have 249 doubles, while getting a free base 479 times and notching 644 runs. The Minnesota Twins are sitting with a team OBP of .316 as well as a team batting average of .247 this season. The Twins have a team slugging % of .401 and they are scoring 4.26 runs per game (18th in baseball). They have been rung up on 1,251 occasions (20th in the league) and have earned a total of 1,260 base hits.
The Twins have a team WHIP of 1.257 in addition to having a FIP of 4.11 as a staff on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.78 (1,246 strikeouts vs 448 bases on balls). They rank 16th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 1,239. They have conceded 178 homers and they give up 4.31 runs per 9 innings (14th in baseball). The Minnesota pitching staff have surrendered 642 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 4.00 (597 earned runs conceded).
Minnesota has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 54 save opportunities and they have earned 27 saves. They are currently ranked 30th in MLB with a save percentage of 50.0%, and they have sent 515 relievers to the mound so far this year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 162 times in high leverage situations in addition to 126 occasions with base runners. Minnesota bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 30.3% of 175 inherited base runners. With 153 save situations, the Twins have earned 98 holds in addition to 27 blown saves.
The Minnesota Twins have turned 115 double plays and have a fielding rate of .986 (10th in baseball). The Twins have racked up 1,230 assists, 72 errors and have 4,026 putouts during this campaign. In 12,078 innings on the field, the Twins hold a defensive efficiency of 70.2% (11th in MLB).
During his MLB career, Bundy has conceded 890 hits while he has tallied 847 strikeouts in 902 innings pitched. He has surrendered 474 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.300 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.99 and he has faced 3,848 hitters during his career. Bundy (54-64 career mark) holds a 4.73 earned run average while surrendering 8.9 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-120)
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