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    Mickey Moniak brings an 11-game hitting streak into the Los Angeles Angels’ (49-48) matchup with the Pittsburgh Pirates (42-54) and Jared Triolo, who has hit safely in 12 games in a row. The Angels are favored (-165) for this matchup against the Pirates (+140), which starts at 9:38 PM ET on Friday at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Shohei Ohtani starts for Los Angeles while Pittsburgh will counter with Johan Oviedo.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Angels vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Friday, July 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:38 PM ET
    • Location: Anaheim, California
    • Stadium: Angel Stadium of Anaheim
    Angels vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Angels -165 8

    How Do I Watch the Angels vs. the Pirates?

    • TV Channel: BSW

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels are third-best in MLB action with 147 total home runs.
    • Los Angeles is 11th in the majors with a .256 batting average.
    • The Angels rank third in MLB with a .332 on-base percentage.
    • Los Angeles’ 9.0 strikeouts per game rank 22nd in MLB.
    • The Angels average 1.6 homers per home game this season (79 total at home).
    • Los Angeles is averaging 3.3 extra-base hits per game while slugging .446 in home contests.
    • At home this season the club averages 8.0 hits per game and is batting .243.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Ohtani leads Los Angeles in OBP (.397), slugging percentage (.678) and total hits (111) this season. He has a .306 batting average.
    • Among qualifying hitters, he is eighth in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks eighth, and he is first in slugging.
    • Taylor Ward is batting .248 with 17 doubles, 11 home runs and 35 walks. He’s slugging .400 with an on-base percentage of .327.
    • He ranks 95th in batting average, 82nd in on-base percentage and 105th in slugging among qualified hitters.
    • Hunter Renfroe has collected 82 base hits, an OBP of .301 and a slugging percentage of .440 this season.
    • Luis Rengifo has seven home runs, 27 RBI and a batting average of .214 this season.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates rank 28th in Major League Baseball with just 84 home runs as a team.
    • Pittsburgh’s .236 batting average ranks 22nd in the majors this season.
    • The Pirates have the 21st-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.313).
    • Pittsburgh ranks 14th with an average of 8.6 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.0 home runs per game in their 47 road contests this season.
    • In 47 road games this season, it is slugging .387 with 143 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .231 with 7.8 base hits per contest.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Carlos Santana is batting .230 with 22 doubles, nine home runs and 42 walks. He’s slugging .382 with an on-base percentage of .316.
    • Including all qualified players in MLB, he is 128th in batting average, 104th in on-base percentage and 124th in slugging percentage.
    • Bryan Reynolds paces his team with a .427 slugging percentage. He has a batting average of .255 with an on-base percentage of .323.
    • He is currently 80th in batting average, 89th in on-base percentage and 80th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
    • Andrew McCutchen has accumulated an on-base percentage of .377, a team-best for the Pirates.
    • Jack Suwinski’s 58 hits lead his team.

    Angels vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Shohei Ohtani (LAA) Pitcher Johan Oviedo (PIT)
    7 – 5 W/L 3 – 10
    105.1 IP 107.1
    3.59 ERA 4.53
    1.130 WHIP 1.360
    11.9 K/9 8.1
    3.9 BB/9 3.6

    Angels vs. Pirates Injury Updates

    • Angels: Brandon Drury: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Anthony Rendon: 10 Day IL (Shin), Jo Adell: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Mike Trout: 10 Day IL (Hand), Chris Devenski: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Sam Bachman: 15 Day IL (The los angeles angels placed rhp sam bachman on the 15-day injured list.), Ben Joyce: 15 Day IL (Arm), José Suarez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Austin Warren: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Gio Urshela: 60 Day IL (Pelvis), Logan O’Hoppe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), José Quijada: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Max Stassi: 60 Day IL (Hip ), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
    • Pirates: Ji-Hwan Bae: 10 Day IL (Ankle), Jose Hernandez: 15 Day IL (Calf), Vince Velásquez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Oneil Cruz: 60 Day IL (Ankle), Jarlin García: 60 Day IL (Arm), Max Kranick: 60 Day IL (Elbow), JT Brubaker: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Angels and Pirates (Last 10 Games)


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