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Los Angeles Angels vs Detroit Tigers 08/18/2021 Spread, Game Analysis and Baseball Tips
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Los Angeles Angels vs Detroit Tigers 08/18/2021 – The Los Angeles Angels and Detroit Tigers will continue their three-game series from Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. The MLB betting tips are up and running as the Angels try to build on their last success. Los Angeles is still stuck at the fourth position in AL West Division play. The Angels are now one game behind the .500 mark. Detroit’s battle in the AL Central Division continues to take place alongside the Indians and the White Sox. The postseason is rather doubtful for the Tigers this year.
Los Angeles Angels vs Detroit Tigers 08/18/2021
Los Angeles Angels
The Los Angeles Angels won their 60th game last night after smashing eight runs to victory. The Angels gave up just two from the pitching end. Los Angeles is now four-plus games behind the Mariners in the third. David Fletcher is the leader in batting with an average of .299. Fletcher has smashed 138 hits in total. Shohei Ohtani is the home run leader with 39 and RBI leader with 86. The righty will take the mound in this game as their starting pitcher. Ohtani is holding a 7-1 record with an ERA of 2.93.
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).
The Tigers’ battle continued with close to 40 games remaining; the Tigers needed more support from the plate and their pitching unit. Tarik Skubal will take the nod for the Tigers in this game. The southpaw is holding an 8-10 record on the season with an ERA of 4.10. Jonathan Schoop remains the bright spot from the plate. Eric Haase is the home run leader and Jeimer Candelario is the other notable player with an on-base percentage of .363. Detroit has plenty of room for improvement from both ends of their game.
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 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Detroit.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games.
Los Angeles Angels vs Detroit Tigers Betting Picks
The baseball predictions have turned towards the Tigers to win this game and cover the spread. Detroit won 14 of their last 19 games at home against the Angels. The Tigers have Skubal as their top pitcher to get past the Angels batting squad.
Score Prediction: Tigers 5, Angels 3.