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Los Angeles Angels vs Detroit Tigers 08/17/2021 Spread, Game Analysis and Baseball Tips
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Los Angeles Angels vs Detroit Tigers 08/17/2021 – The Los Angeles Angels improved their overall performance since last year but they are still stuck fourth in the AL West Division. Houston and Oakland continue to dominate while the Angels remain four-plus games behind the Mariners. The Detroit Tigers will soon take over Cleveland at the second position if they continue their success. The Tigers are much better with their performance when compared to last season. The online sportsbook predictions have been in favor of the Tigers and against the Angels in their last few games.
Los Angeles Angels vs Detroit Tigers 08/17/2021
Los Angeles Angels
The Los Angeles Angels are trying to make it to the top but the competition in the AL West is way too hard. The Angels are holding a 59-61 record on the season and their struggle to get past the Mariners continues. The Los Angeles Angels dropped their last solo game against the Yankees when they scored one and gave up two in return. The Angels will turn in Dylan Bundy as their starter in this game. Bundy is holding a 2-9 record on the season with an ERA of 6.17. Overall, the righty has given up 19 homers and holds a WHIP of 1.35.
Players to watch: David Fletcher 3B (GP 114, AB 457, R 64, H 138, 2B 23, 3B 2, HR 2, RBI 39, TB 171, BB 22, SO 44, SB 11, AVG 0.302, OBP 0.335, SLG 0.374, OPS 0.709, WAR 2.5), Shohei Ohtani DH (GP 113, AB 398, R 78, H 108, 2B 25, 3B 5, HR 39, RBI 86, TB 260, BB 55, SO 140, SB 17, AVG 0.271, OBP 0.363, SLG 0.653, OPS 1.017, WAR 4.1).
With a 58-62 record on the season, the Tigers are one game behind the Angels in the majors. Detroit is coming off a terrible defeat against the Indians in their last game. The Tigers gave up 11 runs and scored nothing in return. Casey Mize will take the mound in this game as their starting pitcher. Mize is holding a 6-6 record on the season with an ERA of 3.66. In his last game, the righty surrendered four runs that led to a 9-4 victory against the Baltimore Orioles.
Players to watch: Jonathan Schoop 2B (GP 115, AB 452, R 64, H 128, 2B 21, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 65, TB 205, BB 29, SO 101, SB 1, AVG 0.283, OBP 0.328, SLG 0.454, OPS 0.781, WAR 2.6), Jeimer Candelario 3B (GP 110, AB 409, R 55, H 114, 2B 32, 3B 2, HR 9, RBI 44, TB 177, BB 52, SO 101, SB 0, AVG 0.279, OBP 0.363, SLG 0.433, OPS 0.796, WAR 2.8).
Los Angeles Angels vs Detroit Tigers Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Angels
LA Angels are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 7 games.
Los Angeles Angels vs Detroit Tigers Betting Picks
Mike Trout is out of play for the Angels due to his calf injury. The Angels are holding the 12th rank in OPS and 14th in runs scored. Detroit is holding the 19th in OPS and 16th in runs scored. The baseball betting tips have predicted the Tigers to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Tigers 6, Angels 4.