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Domingo Santana and the struggling Seattle Mariners are preparing to take on their AL West rival Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim in a Sunday showdown. The action starts at 4:07 p.m. ET and you can watch the game on both RTNW and FSW.

Seattle Mariners at Los Angeles Angels Odds

Las Vegas has Los Angeles (-155) as the favorite over Seattle (+145). The total currently stands at 10.5 runs and bettors can play the over for -115 and the under for -105. This game currently has a runline of Mariners +1.5 (-150) and Angels -1.5 (+130).

The Mariners are just 39-57 SU and are 48-47 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 11.3 units for moneyline gamblers and 7.7 units ATS. Seattle is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the under has hit in four of those seven. The Angels, on the other hand, are 47-46 SU and 51-41 ATS. The team has lost 1.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline while gaining 10.8 units ATS. Los Angeles has covered the spread five times in its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven.

Angels games have had an over/under record of 42-42-8 so far in 2019. The Mariners have been a great over bet with a total record of 59-30-6.

Yusei Kikuchi is getting the nod for the visiting Mariners. The southpaw Kikuchi is 4-6 with a 4.94 ERA and 73 strikeouts. He’s 1-2 with four strikeouts and a 12.34 ERA against Los Angeles this year (three starts).

The Angels will deploy lefty Jose Suarez (2-1, 5.40 ERA) to the mound. Suarez has 30 strikeouts and 13 walks as well as a 1.52 WHIP. Suarez is 1-1 with 10 strikeouts and a 4.35 ERA across two starts against Seattle this year.

Seattle’s pitching staff allowed 6.0 runs per game and its starters own a 5.43 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 6.97 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 5.04, along with a K/9 of 8.77.

The Mariners offense has slashed .241/.321/.443 on its way to 5.0 runs scored per game in 2019, including 4.7 runs per game against divisional foes and 2.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (1-4 SU).

Seattle’s offense has been fueled by left fielder Domingo Santana and catcher Omar Narvaez. Santana is slashing .280/.348/.486 with 18 home runs, 63 RBIs and 52 runs scored, while Narvaez is hitting .291 with 14 homers, 36 RBIs and 43 runs scored.

For the home team, Los Angeles’ pitching staff has yielded 5.0 runs per game overall this year. Its starters have a 5.23 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.50 ERA, 1.38 WHIP and 9.5 K/9. In 47 games against divisional opponents, Angels starters have an ERA of 5.74 and the bullpen’s ERA is 4.78.

The Los Angeles offense has produced 5.2 runs per outing, including 5.2 per game against divisional foes and 7.4 per game over its last five. The team has hit .298/.368/.586 over its last five contests and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.

Mike Trout and David Fletcher have led the Angels’ batters this year. Trout is slashing .306/.456/.668 with 30 home runs, 75 RBIs, 74 runs and eight steals, and Fletcher’s line is .302/.365/.422 with five homers, 32 RBIs and 48 runs scored.

The Mariners have lost 7.8 units and are 11-15 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher this season. The over has cashed in 17 of those games, as opposed to eight that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Angels have lost 9.4 units and are 14-17 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher. The over’s hit in 12 of those games, compared to 17 which went under the total.

Mariners at Angels Free MLB Tip

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

Betting Notes

  • The over has hit in four of Los Angeles’ last seven games.
  • The Mariners have dropped six of their last seven games SU.
  • The Seattle defense has allowed seven errors over the last five contests, compared to just zero errors for Los Angeles over its last five.
  • The Mariners have hit 14 home runs in their last 10 games. The Angels have hit 18 over their last 10.
  • The Mariners have a total OPS of .764 this season, including an OPS of .762 when facing left-handed pitchers. The Angels’ OPS stands at .784 overall and .738 against lefties.