Seattle Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Preview

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Domingo Santana and the Seattle Mariners are heading south to Angel Stadium of Anaheim to play their divisional rival Los Angeles Angels. The game gets going at 10:07 p.m. ET and the matchup will be shown on RTNW and FSW.

Seattle Mariners at Los Angeles Angels Odds

The Angels are 45-46 straight up (SU) and 50-41 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 2.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline while gaining 9.5 units ATS. Los Angeles has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven. The Mariners are 39-55 SU and have gone 48-46 against the spread. In total, the club has lost 10.3 units for moneyline gamblers and 6.3 units ATS. Seattle is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the total has gone under in five of those seven.

Los Angeles games have had an over/under record of 41-42-8 so far in 2019. The Mariners have been a solid over bet with a total record of 58-30-6.

The right-handed Mike Leake is getting the nod for Seattle. Leake is 7-7 with a 4.32 ERA and 83 strikeouts. He’s 1-1 with six strikeouts and a 4.15 ERA against Los Angeles this year (two starts).

The Angels are going with righty Taylor Cole (0-1, 4.58 ERA), who has 20 punchouts and 11 walks as well as a WHIP of 1.58. Cole is 0-0 with three strikeouts and a 0.00 ERA against Seattle this year.

Seattle’s pitching staff allowed 5.9 runs per game and its starters own a 5.29 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 6.90 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 5.03, along with a K/9 of 8.75.

The Mariners offense has slashed .243/.324/.448 on its way to 5.1 runs scored per game this season, including 4.8 runs per game against divisional foes and 3.6 per game over the team’s last five contests (1-4 SU).

Left fielder Domingo Santana and catcher Omar Narvaez continue to lead Seattle’s offense. Santana is slashing .286/.354/.496 with 18 home runs, 63 RBIs and 52 runs scored, while Narvaez (.294/.366/.486) is up to 14 homers, 36 RBIs and 43 runs scored.

In the home-team dugout, Los Angeles’ pitchers have yielded 5.1 runs per game overall in 2019. The team’s starting pitching staff has an ERA of 5.31, a WHIP of 1.31 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.6. The bullpen has a 4.59 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 9.5 K/9. In 45 games against divisional foes, Angels starters have an ERA of 5.92 and the bullpen’s ERA is 4.98.

The Los Angeles hitters are putting up 5.0 runs per outing, including 4.9 per game against divisional foes and 4.8 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .279/.323/.514 over its last five matchups and is 2-3 SU during that span.

Mike Trout and David Fletcher have led the Angels’ offense this year. Trout is hitting .301/.453/.646 with 28 home runs, 67 RBIs, 71 runs and eight stolen bases, while Fletcher’s line is .295/.359/.409 with five homers, 30 RBIs and 45 runs scored.

The Mariners have lost 2.5 units and are 37-31 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has hit in 41 of those games, compared to 22 that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Angels have netted 7.4 units and are 36-24 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 29 of those games, compared to 25 that’ve cashed the under.

Mariners vs. Angels Free MLB Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • The over has cashed in just one of Seattle’s last seven outings.
  • The Angels have dropped three of their last four games SU.
  • The Seattle defense has allowed five errors over the last five contests, compared to two errors for Los Angeles over its last five.
  • Both teams have hit 15 home runs over their last 10 games.
  • The Mariners have a total OPS of .771 this season and an OPS of .769 against right-handed pitchers. The Angels’ OPS sits at .777 overall and .780 against righties.