Miami Marlins vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 4/12/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+155) Los Angeles (-180)
Angel Stadium is the location where the Los Angeles Angels (1-3) will try to defeat the Miami Marlins (1-2) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Marlins at +155 while the Angels are coming in at -180. The over/under comes in at 9.5. The expected starting pitchers are Jesus Luzardo and Patrick Sandoval.
Miami has a slugging percentage of .324 and have struck out 29 times, while being walked on 7 occasions. They have 8 RBI's as well as 25 hits on the year, while their team batting average comes in at .238. The Marlins have hit 3 doubles as a unit and have smacked 2 baseballs out of the park. They are sitting with 9 runs and have an OBP of .289. As a squad, the Miami Marlins are recording 3.0 runs per game, which ranks them 23rd in MLB.
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The Marlins have an earned run average of 2.75 this season (7th in the league), and their staff has struck out 26 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 10 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 3.70 as a unit this season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.60 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.03. Marlins pitchers have conceded 3 home runs in addition to 10 total runs (8th in the league).
The Marlins have dispatched 13 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season. The relief pitchers have inherited 0 runners so far this season. They have tallied 1 save so far this year and have not converted 1 out of their 2 chances to get a save. The Marlins relievers have compiled a save rate of 50.0% and has entered the game in 4 save situations. The bullpen have notched 2 holds for the season (17th in baseball). Marlins relief pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 1 time in addition to having 4 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Miami Marlins have earned 80 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 27 assists and 3 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .973 which ranks 28th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 3 double plays. The Marlins have turned 75.4% of baseballs in play into outs out of 240 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 7th in MLB.
Luzardo (9-11 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.82 while facing 731 opposing batters during his time in the majors. He has allowed 169 base hits (9.1 hits per nine innings) with 68 walks. His ERA is 5.36 (99 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.425. Luzardo has taken the ball for 166 innings and has totaled 173 strikeouts in his career.
The Los Angeles Angels have recorded a team on-base percentage of .275 as well as a team batting average of .231 for the year. They have struck out on 32 occasions (7th in baseball) and have accounted for 30 base knocks. Los Angeles has 3 HRs for the season as well as 9 RBIs. The Angels hold a team slugging percentage of .362 and they are recording 2.50 runs per game (27th in the league). They have 6 doubles, while getting a free base 7 times as well as recording 10 runs.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have surrendered 20 runs on the year while having a team ERA of 5.00 (20 earned runs yielded). They have given up 8 long balls and they surrender 5.00 runs per 9 innings (21st in MLB). The Angels are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.222 with a FIP of 5.06 as a unit on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.23 (29 strikeouts against 13 walks). They have a ranking of 27th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 31.
Los Angeles has called on relief pitchers to step onto the mound in 1 save opportunity and they have earned 1 save. They rank 4th in baseball with a save percentage of 100.0%, and they have dispatched 16 relievers onto the field for the year. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 5 times in high leverage situations and on 8 occasions with base runners. Los Angeles relievers have an inherited score percentage of 58.3% of 12 inherited base runners. Sitting with 3 save situations, the Angels have accumulated 2 holds in addition to 0 blown saves.
In 324 innings played, the Angels have a defensive efficiency of 75.9% (6th in the majors). The Los Angeles Angels have gotten 2 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .987 (17th in baseball). The Angels have recorded 41 assists, 2 errors and have amassed 108 putouts this year.
Thus far in his career, Sandoval has conceded 141 hits and he has 169 punch outs in 163 innings pitched. He has surrendered a total of 80 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.276 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.6. His K/BB ratio is 2.52 and he has gone up against 691 hitters so far in his pro baseball career. Sandoval (4-15 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 4.42 ERA and has given up 7.8 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-180)
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