|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS
They are one of 3 teams with 30/1, 3.2% odds to win the World Series. Their 1.4% chance is #10 in the league which is not high enough to be a good bet. In simulations, they win the AL 3.5% of the time and are not a good value at 15/1, 6.2%. They are projected to win 93 games and go over their pre-season futures line of 84.5. Their playoff chances stand at 49.1% (0% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #6 in the AL.
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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES
After 138 games, their expected win percentage is 57% based on the money line odds. At 80-58 they are in line with these expectations. Money line backers would be down quite a bit (-153 units). They are not good against the spread (69-69) for a -495 loss. Their over-under record is 65-64 with 9 pushes. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Baltimore Orioles. 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 is better than it should be. Their average run differential is +0.65 which ranks #7 in the AL, but their rank based on win percentage is #4. They are the #6 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats). This is the same ranking they have among home teams. They are trending down. Their average run differential in their past 13 games is -0.92 (#10 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 Thomas Pham who is projected to be the #18 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.
|1||Adames, Willy||SS||6-0||200||09/02/1995||2||No College|
|46||Alvarado, Jose||RP||6-2||245||05/21/1995||3||No College|
|70||Anderson, Nick||RP||6-5||195||07/05/1990||1||No College|
|22||Brujan, Vidal||2B||5-10||150||02/09/1998||0||No College|
|63||Castillo, Diego||RP||6-3||240||01/18/1994||2||No College|
|72||Chirinos, Yonny||SP||6-2||235||12/26/1993||2||No College|
|26||Choi, Ji-Man||1B||6-1||230||05/19/1991||4||No College|
|2||Diaz, Yandy||3B||6-2||185||08/08/1991||3||No College|
|19||Fox, Lucius||SS||6-2||170||07/02/1997||0||No College|
|20||Glasnow, Tyler||SP||6-8||220||08/23/1993||4||No College|
|55||Hernandez, Ronaldo||C||6-1||185||11/11/1997||0||No College|
|45||Honeywell, Brent||SP||6-2||180||03/31/1995||0||No College|
|39||Kiermaier, Kevin||CF||6-1||215||04/22/1990||7||No College|
|13||Margot, Manuel||CF||5-11||180||09/28/1994||4||No College|
|40||Martinez, Jose||DH||6-7||230||07/25/1988||4||No College|
|17||Meadows, Austin||RF||6-3||210||05/03/1995||2||No College|
|50||Morton, Charlie||SP||6-5||235||11/12/1983||12||No College|
|37||Padlo, Kevin||3B||6-2||200||07/15/1996||0||No College|
|7||Perez, Michael||C||5-10||185||08/07/1992||2||No College|
|38||Poche, Colin||RP||6-3||235||01/17/1994||1||No College|
|11||Renfroe, Hunter||RF||6-1||220||01/28/1992||4||Mississippi State|
|28||Robertson, Daniel||3B||5-11||200||03/22/1994||3||No College|
|52||Roe, Chaz||RP||6-5||190||10/09/1986||7||No College|
|4||Snell, Blake||SP||6-4||200||12/04/1992||4||No College|
|25||Tsutsugo, Yoshitomo||1B||6-0||209||11/26/1991||0||No College|
|18||Wendle, Joey||2B||6-1||190||04/26/1990||4||No College|
|48||Yarbrough, Ryan||RP||6-5||210||12/31/1991||2||No College|