Los Angeles Angels vs. Seattle Mariners Matchup

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David Fletcher and the surging Los Angeles Angels will head north to T-Mobile Park to take on their division rival Seattle Mariners. The matchup gets going at 10:10 p.m. ET and you can catch it on RTNW and FSW.

Los Angeles Angels vs. Seattle Mariners Odds

Sportsbooks have Los Angeles (+100) as the underdog to Seattle (-110). You can play game’s total with current odds posted at -110 for over 9 runs and -110 for under 9. This game currently has a runline of Angels +1.5 (-210) and Mariners -1.5 (+175).

The Angels have gone 26-29 SU this year and are 29-25 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 5.4 units for gamblers taking the moneyline, despite having gained 4.5 units ATS. The Mariners, on the other hand, are 24-34 SU and 29-28 ATS. They’ve lost 7.5 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 5.8 units ATS.

Mariners games have an over/under record of 37-17-3 so far in 2019. The Angels have an over/under record of 23-27-4.

Felix Pena is getting the nod for the visiting Angels. The right-handed Pena (2-1, 3.22 ERA) has racked up 43 strikeouts in 44.2 innings so far. He’s 0-0 with two strikeouts and a 5.40 ERA against Seattle this year.

The Mariners are sending lefty Yusei Kikuchi (3-2, 3.82 ERA) to the mound. Kikuchi has 50 strikeouts and 15 walks as well as a 1.19 WHIP. Kikuchi is 1-0 with three strikeouts and a 7.20 ERA in one start against Los Angeles this year.

Los Angeles’ pitchers have allowed 5.1 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 5.61 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 7.79 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.43, along with a K/9 of 9.69.

The Angels offense has slashed .256/.338/.423 on its way to 4.9 runs scored per game this season, including 4.4 runs per game against divisional foes and 6.6 per game over the team’s last five outings (4-1 SU).

Los Angeles’ offensive production has been fueled by outfielder David Fletcher and shortstop Andrelton Simmons. Fletcher is slashing .315/.367/.451 with four home runs, 21 RBIs and 27 runs scored, while Simmons (.298/.323/.415) has produced three homers, 21 RBIs, 22 runs and five stolen bases.

For the home team, Seattle’s pitchers have allowed 6.0 runs per game overall in 2019. Its starters have a 5.10 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 7.0 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 5.36 ERA, 1.57 WHIP and 10.0 K/9. In 26 divisional games, Mariners starters have an ERA of 4.93 and the bullpen’s ERA is 4.97.

Seattle’s hitters have put up 5.1 runs per contest, including 4.9 per game against divisional foes and 4.6 per game over their last five. The team has a slash-line of .272/.344/.462 over its last five matchups and is 1-4 SU during that stretch.

Outfielders Domingo Santana and Mitch Haniger have led the Mariners’ hitters this year. Santana is slashing .273/.337/.477 with 10 home runs, 42 RBIs, 27 runs and five stolen bases, while Haniger’s line sits at .228/.319/.489 with 14 homers, 31 RBIs and 42 runs.

The Angels have lost 11.2 units and are 7-12 ATS when facing a lefty starter this season. The over’s hit in six of those games, compared to 13 that’ve gone under against right-handed starting pitchers.

Angels vs. Mariners MLB Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • The under has hit in just two of Los Angeles’ last seven games.
  • The Angels have won four of their last five games SU while the Mariners have dropped eight of their last nine.
  • The Los Angeles defense has coughed up six errors over the last 10 games, compared to 12 errors for Seattle over its last 10.
  • The Angels have hit 10 home runs in their last 10 games. The Mariners have hit 13 over their last 10.
  • The Angels have a team OPS of .761 this season and an OPS of .674 when facing left-handed pitchers. The Mariners’ OPS stands at .780 overall and .764 against southpaws.