New York Yankees vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 8/30/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-210) Los Angeles (+180)
Angel Stadium is where the Los Angeles Angels (55-73) will go up against the New York Yankees (78-50) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this contest has New York at -210 and Los Angeles is priced at +180. The over/under has been set at 8.5. The pitchers expected to start will be Jameson Taillon and Mike Mayers.
The Yankees have recorded 180 doubles as a team and have smacked 200 balls out of the park. New York has a slugging % of .426 and have been called out on strikes 1,084 times, while taking a walk on 489 occasions. As a team, the New York Yankees are compiling 5.0 runs per outing, which is 2nd in MLB. They have accounted for 610 runs batted in as well as 1,033 hits so far this season, while their batting average is .241. They have earned 640 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .325.
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The Yankees have an ERA of 3.30 so far this season (3rd in baseball), and the staff has struck out 1,148 batters. They have walked 341 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.56 as a squad this year. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.37 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.11. Yankees pitchers have relinquished 124 long balls and 446 total runs (3rd in the league).
The Yankees have dispatched 392 relievers to the mound on the year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 185 runners so far this season and 29.2% of them crossed home plate. They have compiled 38 saves on the season and have blown 18 out of their 56 save chances. The Yankees relief pitchers have a save percentage of 67.9% and has entered the game in 124 save situations. The relievers have 64 holds over the course of the season (18th in MLB). Yankees relief pitchers have entered the game with players on base 135 times as well as having 148 appearances in high leverage situations.
The New York Yankees have 3,451 putouts on the year, in addition to 1,179 assists and 56 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .988 which is 3rd in professional baseball, and have accumulated 79 double plays. The Yankees have turned 72.2% of baseballs in play into outs in their 10,353 innings on the field, which has them sitting 2nd in baseball.
Taillon has pitched in 749 innings and has accumulated 674 strikeouts during his MLB career. His ERA is 3.83 (319 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.216. He has surrendered 726 hits (8.7 hits per 9 innings) and has 185 free passes. Taillon (49-34 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.81 while he has gone up against 3,121 hitters in the majors.
Los Angeles has compiled 145 home runs for the year as well as 468 runs batted in. They have recorded 163 doubles, while getting a free base 373 times as well as earning 489 runs. The Los Angeles Angels are sitting with a team OBP of .295 and a batting average of .228 this year. The Angels hold a team slugging % of .380 and they tally 3.82 runs per game (25th in the league). They have struck out on 1,240 occasions (1st in baseball) and are sitting with 973 base hits.
The Angels have a team WHIP of 1.255 and have a FIP of 3.98 as a pitching staff on the season. They are sitting at 6th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 992. The Los Angeles pitching staff have conceded 536 runs so far this year while holding a team ERA of 3.80 (479 earned runs surrendered). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.53 (1,090 strikeouts against 431 walks). They have surrendered 132 homers and they relinquish 4.25 runs per 9 innings (14th in the league).
Sitting with 101 save situations, the Angels have compiled 51 holds and also 21 blown saves. Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 48 save opportunities and they have tallied 27 saves. Their relievers have come in 119 times in high leverage situations in addition to 132 occasions with runners on. Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 36.2% out of their 207 inherited base runners. They are ranked 25th in baseball with a save percentage of 56.3%, and they have sent 386 relievers onto the field for the season.
In their 10,206 innings played, the Angels have a efficiency on defense of 70.6% (8th in the majors). The Los Angeles Angels have gotten 108 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (14th in MLB). The Angels have accrued 1,085 assists, 66 errors and have notched a total of 3,402 putouts for the season.
During his pro baseball career, Mayers has given up 224 base knocks while tallying 235 strikeouts in 220 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 119 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.382 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.94 and he has faced 956 opposing hitters during his career. Mayers (11-8 career mark) has a 4.87 earned run average while giving up 9.2 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take New York (-210)
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