Los Angeles
Angels
Stadium Angel Stadium of Anaheim
0-0 Overall | AL WEST 1st
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
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Schedule
Preseason
Sun  3/1
vs
White Sox
L / 57-8
Sun  3/1
@
Rockies
L / 53-6
Mon  3/2
@
Cubs
L4-9
Tue  3/3
@
Indians
W11-7
Wed  3/4
vs
Mariners
W2-0
Regular season
Thu  3/26
@
Astros
POSTPONED
Fri  3/27
@
Astros
POSTPONED
Sat  3/28
@
Astros
POSTPONED
Sun  3/29
@
Astros
POSTPONED
Tue  3/31
@
Rangers
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

The Angels are not contenders to win the championship at 10000/1. They do not win the World Series in any simulations. They are not a good value to win the AL either at 5000/1. They are projected to win 74 games and come in under their pre-season futures line of 82. In simulations, they have been eliminated from playoff contention. They were a +300 'underdog' to make the playoffs in the preseason. Their preseason chances to win the division were 4.5% at 12/1, 7.7%. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #9 in the AL.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 69.3-68.7. At 65-73 they are in line with these expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be down quite a bit (-1198 units). They are one of the best teams against the spread (71-67) for a +249 profit. Their over-under record is 67-62 with 9 pushes. Based on computer simulations they only have a 37% chance to beat the Athletics in their next game. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record should be slightly better. Their average run differential is -0.27 which ranks #8 in the AL, but their rank based on win percentage is #9. They are the #9 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats). This is the same ranking they have among home teams. Their average run differential in their past 12 games is -0.67 which ranks them #9 over this stretch, slightly worse than overall.

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Mike Trout who is projected to be the #3 outfielder the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
38 Anderson, Justin RP6-320509/28/19922No College
35 Andriese, Matt SP6-222508/28/19895No College
32 Bedrosian, Cam RP6-023010/02/19916No College
37 Bundy, Dylan SP6-122511/15/19925No College
31 Buttrey, Ty RP6-624503/31/19932No College
47 Canning, Griffin SP6-218005/11/19961UCLA
16 Castro, Jason C6-321506/18/19879Stanford
22 Fletcher, David 3B5-1017505/31/19942No College
18 Goodwin, Brian LF6-020011/02/19904No College
28 Heaney, Andrew SP6-218506/05/19916Oklahoma State
21 Hermosillo, Michael LF5-1119001/17/19952No College
74 Jones, Jahmai 2B6-021508/04/19970No College
9 La Stella, Tommy 2B5-1117001/31/19896No College
60 Mayers, Mike SP6-322512/06/19914Ole Miss
99 Middleton, Keynan RP6-221509/12/19933No College
17 Ohtani, Shohei DH6-420007/05/19942No College
64 Pena, Felix RP6-218502/25/19904No College
52 Peters, Dillon SP5-920008/31/19923Texas
5 Pujols, Albert 1B6-324001/16/198019No College
24 Ramirez, Noe RP6-319512/22/19895No College
6 Rendon, Anthony 3B6-120006/06/19907Rice
4 Rengifo, Luis 2B5-1016502/26/19971No College
57 Robles, Hansel RP5-1118508/13/19905No College
43 Sandoval, Patrick SP6-319010/18/19961No College
2 Simmons, Andrelton SS6-220009/04/19898No College
33 Stassi, Max C5-1020003/15/19917No College
54 Suarez, Jose SP5-1017001/03/19981No College
49 Teheran, Julio SP6-220501/27/19919No College
23 Thaiss, Matt 3B6-021505/06/19951Virginia
27 Trout, Mike CF6-223508/07/19919No College
10 Upton, Justin LF6-220508/25/198713No College
25 Walsh, Jared 1B6-021007/30/19931Georgia
3 Ward, Taylor LF5-1019012/14/19932Fresno State
72 Yan, Hector RP5-1118004/26/19990No College