Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 7/29/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Texas Rangers vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Friday, July 29, 2022
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
Odds/Point Spread: Texas (-110) Los Angeles (-110)
The Texas Rangers (43-54) are on their way to Angel Stadium on Friday where they will take on the Los Angeles Angels (42-56). The line on this matchup has Texas at -110 while Los Angeles is at -110. The total is 7. The pitchers who are expected to start are Martin Perez and Patrick Sandoval.
The Rangers have earned 139 doubles as a team and have knocked 123 baseballs out of the park. Texas has a slugging percentage of .399 and have struck out 842 times, while being walked on 277 occasions. As a squad, the Texas Rangers are putting up 4.5 runs per game, which is 13th in the league. They have accumulated 416 runs batted in and 791 base knocks for the year, while their team batting average is .239. They have racked up 439 runs and hold an OBP of .301.
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The Rangers are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.10 so far this year (21st in MLB), and they have rung up 792 hitters. They have walked 340 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 4.17 as a team for the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.33 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.32. Rangers pitchers have given up 103 long balls and 436 total runs (19th in the league).
The Rangers bullpen have a save percentage of 55.3% and has entered the game in 87 save situations. The relievers have inherited 126 base runners for the year and 31.0% of those runners crossed the plate. Rangers relief pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 83 times in addition to having 112 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rangers have sent 335 relievers to the mound so far this season. The relief pitchers have accumulated 49 holds for the year (21st in the league). They have earned 21 saves over the course of the season and have blown 17 of their 38 save opportunities.
The Rangers have turned 69.5% of balls hit into play into outs in their 7,767 innings, ranking them 18th in pro baseball. The Texas Rangers have notched a total of 2,589 putouts this year, in addition to 918 assists and 61 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .983 which ranks 22nd in professional baseball, and have accumulated 83 double plays.
Perez has thrown 1,220 frames and is sitting with 841 punch outs in his MLB career. His earned run average is 4.50 (611 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.451. He has given up 1,337 hits (9.9 hits per 9 innings) and has had 434 walks. Perez (71-71 win-loss record in his career) has earned a FIP of 4.40 while he has gone up against 5,309 batters during his time in the major leagues.
The Angels have a slugging percentage of .382 and they score 3.93 runs per outing (25th in the league). They have 130 doubles, while walking 301 times and scoring 385 runs. Los Angeles has tallied 110 HRs on the campaign and 369 RBIs. They have been rung up on 952 instances (1st in baseball) and have accounted for 751 base knocks. The Los Angeles Angels have an OBP of .301 as well as a batting average of .231 this year.
The Angels have a team WHIP of 1.257 with a FIP of 4.00 as a squad so far this season. They are sitting at 7th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 771. The Los Angeles pitching staff have relinquished 416 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 3.97 (381 earned runs given up). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.65 (832 strikeouts against 314 walks). They have surrendered 106 homers and they surrender 4.34 runs per 9 innings (14th in MLB).
Los Angeles bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 36.9% out of their 168 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 95 times in high leverage situations and on 107 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 81 save situations, the Angels have tallied 42 holds and also 16 blown saves. They are currently ranked 25th in MLB with a save rate of 56.8%, and they have dispatched 307 relievers onto the diamond for the season. Los Angeles has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 37 save opportunities and they have recorded 21 saves.
The Los Angeles Angels have gotten 79 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (17th in baseball). The Angels have accrued 825 assists, 55 errors and have a total of 2,591 putouts so far this season. In 7,773 innings played, the Angels have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 70.3% (9th in MLB).
So far in his pro baseball career, Sandoval has allowed 229 hits and he has 260 K's in 247 innings. He has given up 114 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.356 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.1. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.45 and he has gone up against 1,069 opposing batters so far in his MLB career. Sandoval (7-21 career win-loss record) has earned a 4.15 earned run average while giving up 8.3 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Texas (-110)
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