Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Shoemaker vs. James Paxton
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Angels and the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Matt Shoemaker for the Angels and James Paxton for the Mariners.
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Los Angeles opens at +140 while Seattle opens at -150. The Angels have a 10-16-0 over/under record and a 13-13-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 14-12-0 against the run line and have a 11-15-0 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 10-16-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 13-13-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 11-15-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 14-12-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
05/01/17 1B C.J. Cron Foot 10-day DL (4/29)
04/29/17 P Tyler Skaggs Side 10-day DL (4/29)
04/23/17 P Cam Bedrosia Groin 10-day DL (4/22)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (04/06)
04/17/17 P Huston Street Trapezius 60-day DL (03/30)
04/15/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 10-day DL (04/10)
04/15/17 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/15/17 3B Luis Valbuena Hamstring 10-day DL (03/30)
04/15/17 P Nick Tropeano Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
04/15/17 P Vicente Campos Forearm 10-day DL (03/30)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Hip 10-day DL (4/26)
04/26/17 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (4/26)
04/26/17 LF Mitch Haniger Oblique 10-day DL (4/26)
04/03/17 P Rob Whalen Calf 10-day DL (03/31)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Elbow 10-day DL (03/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Appendix 10-day DL (03/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 10-day DL (03/31)
03/31/17 P Steve Cishek Hip 10-day DL (03/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 14-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 4.73 and a WHIP of 1.31. He has 25 strikeouts over his 26.2 innings pitched and he's given up 24 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.11 and they have given up 78 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 99 hitters and walked 26 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.95. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 212 base hits and 106 earned runs. They have allowed 38 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 76 batters and struck out 236. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 4.13.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .239, good for 23rd in the league. The Angels hold a .359 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .364 with an on-base percentage of .443. He has 36 hits this season in 99 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .707 and an OPS+ of 225. Yunel Escobar is hitting .234 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .287. He has totaled 25 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 107 at bats. His OPS+ is 79 while his slugging percentage is at .336. The Angels have 218 hits, including 36 doubles and 23 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 79 times so far this season and they have struck out 206 times as a unit. They have left 183 men on base and have a team OPS of .666. They score 3.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 99 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 11-15 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.39, James Paxton has a 3-0 record and a 0.84 WHIP. He has 39 strikeouts over the 32.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 21 hits. He allows 5.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.80 and they have given up 86 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 72 batters and walked 35 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.71. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 235 base knocks and 119 earned runs this season. They have given up 33 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 74 hitters and struck out 193 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.27.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 19th in the league. The Mariners hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Mitch Haniger comes into this matchup batting .342 with an OBP of .447. He has 27 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 79 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .608 with an OPS+ of 200. Robinson Cano is hitting .252 this season and he has an OBP of .316. He has collected 26 hits in 103 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .427. The Mariners as a unit have 212 base hits, including 50 doubles and 28 homers. Seattle has walked 92 times this year and they have struck out on 198 occasions. They have had 175 men left on base and have an OPS of .724. They have scored 4.58 runs per game and totaled 119 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -150
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