Los Angeles
Angels
Stadium Angel Stadium of Anaheim
68-82 Overall | AL WEST 4th
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Angels.2497312115.08
Schedule
Regular season
Thu  9/19
@
Yankees
6:35pm
Fri  9/20
@
Astros
8:10pm
Sat  9/21
@
Astros
7:10pm
Sun  9/22
@
Astros
2:10pm
Tue  9/24
vs
Athletics
10:07pm
Wed  9/25
vs
Athletics
10:07pm
Thu  9/26
vs
Astros
10:07pm
Fri  9/27
vs
Astros
10:07pm
Sat  9/28
vs
Astros
9:07pm
Sun  9/29
vs
Astros
3:07pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

The Angels are off the betting board and have no odds to win the championship. They are projected to win 71 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 74.4-75.6. At 68-82 they are in line with these expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be down quite a bit (-1720 units). They are not good against the spread (74-76) for a -374 loss. Their over-under record is 72-69 with 9 pushes. In their next game vs the Yankees they are only winning 19% of the simulations. 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 average run differential is -0.46 which ranks #9 in the AL, which is the same as how they rank in win percentage. They are the #10 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #9 ranked team among home teams. They are trending down. Their average run differential in their past 12 games is -2.67 (#14 over this stretch).

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 Kole Calhoun who is projected to be the #63 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.

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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
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
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
49 Mejia, Adalberto RP6-319506/20/19934No College
99 Middleton, Keynan RP6-221509/12/19933No College
17 Ohtani, Shohei DH6-420007/05/19942No 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 3B5-1019012/14/19932Fresno State