Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 9/27/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland (+190) Los Angeles (-225)
Angel Stadium is the location where the Los Angeles Angels (67-86) will play the Oakland Athletics (56-97) on Tuesday. The odds on this game have Oakland at +190 while Los Angeles is coming in at -225. The total is set at 8. The starting pitchers are James Kaprielian and Patrick Sandoval.
Oakland has a slugging percentage of .349 and have been called out on strikes 1,315 times, while drawing a walk on 406 occasions. They have amassed 510 RBI's and 1,092 hits so far this season, and their batting average is at .217. The Athletics have compiled 241 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 131 balls out of the stadium. They have earned a total of 540 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .282. As a team, the Oakland Athletics are putting up 3.5 runs per outing, which is 29th in baseball.
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Athletics pitchers have conceded 187 long balls in addition to 741 runs in total (25th in MLB). They have walked 482 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.48 as a squad on the season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.32 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.34. The Athletics have an earned run average of 4.62 over the course of the season (25th in the league), and the staff has rung up 1,120 hitters.
The Athletics have dispatched 501 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign. The relievers have inherited 248 runners over the course of the season with 29.0% of them earned a run for their team. They have recorded 33 saves for the year and have missed out on 24 of their 57 save opportunities. The Athletics bullpen have a save percentage of 57.9% and has entered the game in 163 save situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 104 holds this season (2nd in the league). Athletics pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 175 times and also have had 152 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Oakland Athletics are sitting with 4,043 putouts this year, in addition to 1,392 assists and 87 errors. Their fielding rate is at .984 which puts them in 21st in pro baseball, and have a total of 129 double plays. The Athletics have transformed 69.7% of balls hit into play into outs out of 12,129 innings on the field, ranking them 15th in professional baseball.
Kaprielian has pitched in 245 innings and has earned 213 strikeouts thus far in his career. His ERA is 4.30 (117 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.302. He has allowed 219 base knocks (8.0 hits per 9 innings) and has had 100 walks. Kaprielian (12-14 record in his career) has earned a FIP of 4.72 while he has gone up against 1,047 opposing batters during his time in the majors.
The Los Angeles Angels have an OBP of .295 and a team batting average of .230 so far this season. They have struck out on 1,473 instances (1st in baseball) and have notched a total of 1,180 base hits. Los Angeles has accumulated 181 home runs on the season and 566 runs batted in. The Angels have a team slugging % of .387 and they earn 3.85 runs per game (25th in MLB). They have put up 202 doubles, while taking a walk 432 times and recording 589 runs.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have given up 646 runs on the season while having a team ERA of 3.87 (583 earned runs surrendered). They have conceded 165 dingers and they give up 4.29 runs per 9 innings (12th in MLB). The Angels hold a team WHIP of 1.258 and have a FIP of 4.05 as a team on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.53 (1,298 strikeouts against 513 free passes). They come in at 8th in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,192.
Los Angeles has had relievers step onto the mound in 60 save chances and they have tallied 33 saves. They are currently ranked 28th in MLB with a save rate of 55.0%, and they have sent 461 bullpen pitchers onto the field on the campaign. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 146 times in high leverage situations in addition to 156 occasions with runners on base. Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score rate of 35.9% out of their 248 inherited runners. With 134 save situations, the Angels have tallied 72 holds and 27 blown saves.
The Los Angeles Angels have gotten 132 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (14th in the majors). The Angels have recorded 1,306 assists, 78 errors and have earned 4,065 putouts for the year. Out of their 12,195 innings on the diamond, the Angels hold a efficiency on defense of 70.7% (7th in the majors).
Sandoval (10-24 career mark) holds a 3.78 earned run average while allowing 8.1 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.50 and he has faced 1,280 hitters so far in his career. He has allowed a total of 126 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.309 and having a FIP of 3.9. So far in his career, Sandoval has surrendered 269 base knocks while tallying 310 punch outs in 300 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Oakland (+190)
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