Sunday, September 27, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Hisashi Iwakuma (9-4) vs. Jered Weaver (7-12)
The Seattle Mariners take on the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday at Angel Stadium. The Mariners send Hisashi Iwakuma to the mound to face Jered Weaver of the Angels. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +117 and Los Angeles at -127. The over/under was set at 8. The Mariners, with a 69-85 run line record, cover the spread 45% of the time. They also have a 76-71 over/under record. The Angels are 69-84 against the run line and have a 72-74 over/under record. They cover the spread 46% of the time.
The Mariners show up with a 74-80 record, including 40-39 on the road. Hisashi Iwakuma has a 9-4 record on the season, an earned run average of 3.67 and a 1.05 WHIP. In his starts, the Mariners are 11-7 over his 115.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 100 hits during those innings. The Mariners are also 9-9 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 4.4 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.14 and they have given up 484 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen while being struck out 446 times and walking 201 times this season. As a team, Seattle has allowed 8.77 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.88 batters per nine. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.18.
Seattle is batting .250 as a team, which is good for 23rd in the league and hitting .249 away from home. The Mariners hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312 which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 18th in baseball with 8.56 hits per game and Nelson Cruz leads the team with 172.
Los Angeles is 45-31 at home while holding a 79-74 overall record on the season. Jered Weaver has a record of 7-12 while sporting an earned run average of 4.86 on the year with a 1.26 WHIP. In his starts, the Angels are 10-14 and he has allowed 157 hits over 148 innings pitched this season. The Angels are also 10-13 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 3.1 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 428 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Angels bullpen while being struck out 418 times and walking 151 times this season. As a team, Los Angeles has allowed 8.21 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.42.
They are batting .250 as a team, which is good for 21st in the league and hitting .251 at home. The Angels hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327 which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 26th in baseball with 8.31 hits per game and Mike Trout leads the team with 159.
Seattle has a team fielding percentage of .985 after having committed 89 errors with 1,604 assists and 4,167 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .985 team fielding percentage while committing 83 errors, accumulating 1,402 assists and compiling 4,085 put outs.
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 76-71 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 69-85 against the run line so far this season
Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 72-74 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Angels are 69-84 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/15 P James Paxton Finger "?" for next start
09/24/15 P Felix Hernandez Elbow is upgraded to expected to start Saturday vs. Los Angeles Angels
07/09/15 P Charlie Furbush Bicep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/9)
Los Angeles Angels
09/19/15 P Joe Smith Ankle out indefinitely
07/31/15 P C.J. Wilson Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (7/29); out for season
04/16/15 P Tyler Skaggs Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners
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