Los Angeles Angels vs. Seattle Mariners Betting Preview

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David Fletcher and the Los Angeles Angels are set to do battle against their division rival Seattle Mariners at T-Mobile Park in a Saturday showdown. The matchup can be viewed across the country on Fox and the game gets underway 7:15 p.m. ET.

Los Angeles Angels vs. Seattle Mariners Odds

Bookmakers have Seattle (+105) as the underdog to Los Angeles (-115). If you’re thinking the game’s total is going to finish below 9.5 runs, then bookmakers are putting up -110 odds for the under. Playing the over can give you -110 odds. This game currently has a runline of Angels -1.5 (+130) and Mariners +1.5 (-150).

The Mariners are 25-35 straight up (SU) and 29-30 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 9.9 units for moneyline bettors and 7.8 units ATS. Seattle has covered the spread only twice in its last seven games and the total went over in four of those seven. The Angels are 27-30 SU and have gone 31-25 against the spread. Overall, the club has lost 3.1 units for moneyline gamblers, but have gained 6.5 units ATS. Los Angeles is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the total has gone over in five of those seven.

Mariners games have an over/under record of 39-17-3 so far in 2019. Los Angeles has an over/under record of 25-27-4.

The left-handed Andrew Heaney will get the start for Los Angeles. Heaney is 0-0 with a 3.60 ERA and eight strikeouts. He has yet to face Seattle this year, but he did make four starts against the team in 2018, posting a 0-2 record with a 4.70 ERA and 21 strikeouts.

The Mariners are putting the ball in the left hand of Tommy Milone (1-1, 3.38 ERA), who has 13 strikeouts and two walks as well as a 0.84 WHIP. Milone did not re a start against the Angels in 2018.

Los Angeles’ pitching staff allowed 5.0 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 5.57 ERA, 1.35 WHIP and 7.83 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.38, along with a K/9 of 9.81.

The Angels offense has slashed .257/.339/.426 on its way to 4.9 runs scored per game in 2019, including 4.6 runs per game against divisional foes and 7.0 per game over the team’s last five outings (3-2 SU).

Left fielder David Fletcher and shortstop Andrelton Simmons continue to lead Los Angeles’ offense. Fletcher is hitting .313/.365/.443 with four home runs, 21 RBIs and 28 runs scored. Simmons (.298/.323/.415) is up to three homers, 21 RBIs, 22 runs and five steals.

For the home team, Seattle’s pitching staff has yielded 6.0 runs per game overall in 2019. The club’s starters have a 5.16 ERA, 1.37 WHIP and 6.8 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 5.29 ERA, 1.58 WHIP and 10.0 K/9. In 28 games against divisional foes, Mariners starters have an ERA of 5.07 and the bullpen’s ERA is 4.86.

The Seattle hitters are putting up 5.0 runs per outing, including 4.8 per game against divisional foes and 4.8 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .248/.326/.412 over its last five contests and is 2-3 SU during that stretch.

Outfielders Domingo Santana and Mitch Haniger have led the Mariners’ offense this year. Santana is slashing .269/.333/.471 with 10 home runs, 42 RBIs, 27 runs and five stolen bases, and Haniger’s line is .230/.320/.482 with 14 homers, 31 RBIs and 43 runs.

The Angels have lost 10.1 units and are 8-12 ATS when facing a lefty starter this season. The over has hit in seven of those games, compared to 13 that’ve gone under against left-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’s hit in 11 of those games, compared to four that’ve gone under.

Angels vs. Mariners MLB Tip

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

Betting Trends

  • Both teams have logged 14 extra-base hits over their last five outings.
  • Seattle has posted 19.4 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 21.2 over its last five.
  • The Angels have hit 14 home runs in their last 10 games. The Mariners have hit 11 over their last 10.
  • The Angels have an OPS of .765 this season, including an OPS of .703 against left-handed pitchers. The Mariners’ OPS sits at .774 overall and .761 against southpaws.