Sunday, June 28, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Felix Hernandez (10-4) vs. Hector Santiago (4-4)
The Seattle Mariners take on the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday at Angel Stadium. Felix Hernandez is the probable starter for the Mariners and he'll face Hector Santiago of the Angels. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at -123 and Los Angeles at +113. The over/under was set at 7. The Mariners, with a 28-46 run line record, cover the spread 38% of the time. They also have a 31-40 over/under record. The Angels are 36-38 against the run line and have a 33-38 over/under record. They cover the spread 44% of the time.
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The Mariners show up with a 34-40 record, including 17-17 on the road. Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez holds a 10-4 record with an earned run average of 3.24 and a WHIP of 1.05. He's pitched 97.1 innings thus far while surrendering 74 hits over that time and when he starts, the Mariners are 11-4. Against the over/under, the Mariners are 3-11 in his starts. The team is averaging 3 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.64 and they've given up 200 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .238 against the Mariners bullpen while walking 90 times and striking out 197 times. Seattle is averaging 7.68 strikeouts per game while getting 8.38 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 12th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.79.
Seattle is batting .231 as a team, which is good for 30th in the league and hitting .226 away from home. Ranked at 28th in the league in on-base percentage, the Mariners sit at .294 and they hold a .375 team slugging percentage. Nelson Cruz leads the team in hits with 81 while the team ranks 29th in baseball with 7.76 hits per game.
Los Angeles is 21-17 at home while holding a 37-37 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 2.68, Hector Santiago will come into this game holding a 4-4 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He's pitched 87.1 innings thus far while surrendering 71 hits over that time in which the Angels are 7-7. Against the over/under, the Angels are 6-8 when he starts. The team is averaging 4.3 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.33 and they have given up 180 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .227 against the Angels bullpen while walking 68 times and striking out 196 times. Los Angeles is averaging 8.82 strikeouts per game while getting 8.03 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.24.
They are batting .255 as a team, which is good for 14th in the league and hitting .267 at home. Ranked at 3rd in the league in on-base percentage, the Angels sit at .332 and they hold a .435 team slugging percentage. Mike Trout leads the team in hits with 80 while the team ranks 20th in baseball with 8.41 hits a game.
The Mariners have committed 39 errors and have combined for 757 assists and 1,997 put outs leading to a .986 team fielding percentage. The Angels have committed 43 errors on the season with 634 assists and 1,970 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .984 on the year.
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 31-40 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 28-46 against the run line so far this season
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 33-38 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Angels are 36-38 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/04/15 P David Rollins Suspension 80-game suspension, eligible to return 7/4 vs. Oakland
05/29/15 P James Paxton Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
04/25/15 P Hisashi Iwakuma Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/21)
Los Angeles Angels
06/21/15 P Jered Weaver Hip Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/21)
06/03/15 P Mike Morin Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/24)
05/28/15 RF Collin Cowgill Wrist Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/27)
04/16/15 P Tyler Skaggs Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/06/15 P Cory Rasmus Abdominal Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners
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