Los Angeles
Angels
Stadium Angel Stadium of Anaheim
72-90 Overall | AL WEST 4th
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Angels.2477692205.12
Schedule
Regular season
Thu  9/19
@
Yankees
L1-9
Fri  9/20
@
Astros
L4-6
Sat  9/21
@
Astros
W8-4
Sun  9/22
@
Astros
L5-13
Tue  9/24
vs
Athletics
W3-2
Wed  9/25
vs
Athletics
L2-3
Thu  9/26
vs
Astros
W / 124-3
Fri  9/27
vs
Astros
L0-4
Sat  9/28
vs
Astros
L3-6
Sun  9/29
vs
Astros
L5-8
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
39 Bard, Luke RP6-320011/13/19902Georgia Tech
51 Barria, Jaime SP6-121007/18/19962No College
32 Bedrosian, Cam RP6-023010/02/19916No College
48 Bemboom, Anthony C6-220001/18/19901No College
41 Bour, Justin 1B6-427005/28/19886No College
31 Buttrey, Ty RP6-624503/31/19932No College
53 Cahill, Trevor RP6-424003/01/198811No College
56 Calhoun, Kole RF5-1020010/14/19878Arizona State
47 Canning, Griffin SP6-218005/11/19961UCLA
67 Cole, Taylor RP6-120008/20/19893BYU
22 Cowart, Kaleb 3B6-322506/02/19925No College
7 Cozart, Zack 3B6-020508/12/19859Ole Miss
58 Del Pozo, Miguel RP6-118010/14/19921No College
6 Fletcher, David 3B5-1017505/31/19942No College
40 Garcia, Luis RP6-323501/30/19877No 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
65 Jewell, Jake RP6-320005/16/19932No College
9 La Stella, Tommy 2B5-1117001/31/19896No College
49 Mejia, Adalberto RP6-319506/20/19934No College
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
4 Rengifo, Luis 2B5-1016502/26/19971No College
57 Robles, Hansel RP5-1118508/13/19905No College
63 Rodriguez, Jose RP6-215508/29/19951No College
43 Sandoval, Patrick SP6-319010/18/19961No College
2 Simmons, Andrelton SS6-220009/04/19898No College
44 Smith, Kevan C6-423006/28/19884Pittsburgh
33 Stassi, Max C5-1020003/15/19917No College
54 Suarez, Jose SP5-1017001/03/19981No College
23 Thaiss, Matt 3B6-021505/06/19951Virginia
27 Trout, Mike CF6-223508/07/19919No College
8 Upton, Justin LF6-220508/25/198713No College
25 Walsh, Jared 1B6-021007/30/19931Georgia
3 Ward, Taylor LF5-1019012/14/19932Fresno State
20 Wong, Kean 2B5-1119004/17/19951No College