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The Los Angeles Angels will be taking on their division rival Seattle Mariners in a Friday night game. The game will start at 10:10 p.m. ET and the matchup will be shown on either RTNW or FSW.

Los Angeles Angels at Seattle Mariners Odds

The Mariners are 29-29 against the spread (ATS), but only 24-35 straight up (SU). They’ve lost 8.8 units for moneyline bettors and 6.8 units ATS. The Angels, on the other hand, are 27-29 SU and have gone 30-25 against the spread. In total, the club has lost 4.2 units for moneyline bettors, but have gained 5.5 units ATS.

Seattle games have had an over/under record of 38-17-3 thus far in 2019. Angels games have gone under 27 times, gone over 24 times and pushed on four occasions.

Left-hander Tyler Skaggs is the projected starter for the visiting Angels. Skaggs is 4-4 with a 4.40 ERA and 47 strikeouts. He has yet to face Seattle this year, but he made two starts against the team in 2018, posting a 1-0 record with a 2.38 ERA and 12 strikeouts.

The Mariners are putting the ball in the right hand of Mike Leake (3-6, 4.93 ERA), who has 49 punchouts and 14 walks this season as well as a 1.39 WHIP. Leake is 0-1 with four strikeouts and a 6.00 ERA in one start against Los Angeles this year.

Seattle’s pitching staff has allowed 6.1 runs per game overall in 2019 as a unit. Its starters have an ERA of 5.22, a WHIP of 1.38 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 6.9. The bullpen has a 5.30 ERA, 1.57 WHIP and 10.0 K/9. In 27 games against divisional foes, Mariners starters have an ERA of 5.19 and the bullpen’s ERA is 4.87.

The Seattle offense is putting up 5.1 runs per outing, including 4.9 per game against divisional foes and 4.2 per game over its last five. The team has hit .251/.342/.395 over its last five games and is 1-4 SU during that stretch.

The Mariners’ offense has been led by outfielders Domingo Santana and Mitch Haniger. Santana is hitting .273/.337/.477 with 10 home runs, 42 RBIs, 27 runs and five stolen bases, while Haniger’s line is .230/.322/.486 with 14 homers, 31 RBIs and 43 runs scored.

In the visiting dugout, Los Angeles’ pitchers have allowed 5.1 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 5.59 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 7.76 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.39, along with a WHIP of 1.36 and a K/9 of 9.77.

Angels hitters have slashed .258/.340/.426 on their way to 5.0 runs scored per game in 2019, including 4.6 runs per game against divisional foes and 7.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (4-1 SU).

Left fielder David Fletcher and shortstop Andrelton Simmons have led Los Angeles’ hitters. Fletcher is slashing .314/.368/.447 with four home runs, 21 RBIs and 28 runs scored, while Simmons is slashing .298/.323/.415 with three homers, 21 RBIs, 22 runs and five stolen bases.

The Angels have gained 7.0 units and are 23-13 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has hit in 18 of those games, compared to 14 that’ve gone under against right-handed starting pitchers. On the other hand, the Mariners have lost 5.8 units and are 6-9 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 11 of those games, compared to four which went under the total.

Angels vs. Mariners Free MLB Tip

Predictions: SU Winner – Mariners, ATS Winner – Angels, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • The under has cashed in four of Seattle’s last seven games.
  • The Angels have a total OPS of .767 this season and an OPS of .781 against right-handed pitchers. The Mariners’ OPS sits at .775 overall and .774 against righties.
  • The Angels have won five of their last six games SU while the Mariners have lost nine of their last 10.
  • Los Angeles has posted 25 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 31 over its last five.
  • The Angels have hit 12 home runs in their last 10 games. The Mariners have hit 11 over their last 10.