Los Angeles Angels at Seattle Mariners 8/10/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, August 10, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Skaggs vs. James Paxton
The Los Angeles Angels visit Safeco Field on Thursday, August 10, 2017 to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Tyler Skaggs for the Angels and James Paxton for the Mariners.
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The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at +194 and Seattle at -210. The Angels have a 52-56-4 over/under record and a 63-49-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 53-61-0 against the run line and have a 55-55-4 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 52-56-4 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 63-49-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 55-55-4 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 53-61-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
08/08/17 3B Yunel Escobar Ribs 10-day DL (08/08)
07/24/17 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 10-day DL (07/24)
07/05/17 P Huston Street Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (07/03)
06/20/17 P Bud Norris Knee 10-day DL (06/19)
06/17/17 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 10-day DL (06/15)
05/21/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 60-day DL (04/10)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (04/06)
04/15/17 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
08/08/17 P David Phelps Elbow 10-day DL (08/07)
08/05/17 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (08/02)
07/29/17 LF Mitch Haniger Facial 10-day DL (07/29)
06/01/17 P Evan Marshall Hamstring 60-day DL (05/06)
05/14/17 P Ryan Weber Bicep 60-day DL (05/14)
05/10/17 P Hisashi Iwakuma Shoulder 60-day DL (05/07)
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Elbow 60-day DL (04/26)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Forearm 60-day DL (03/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 60-day DL (03/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 56-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 4.32 and a WHIP of 1.35. He has 32 strikeouts over his 33.1 innings pitched and he's given up 34 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 337 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 392 hitters and walked 120 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.21. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 963 base hits and 475 earned runs. They have allowed 155 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 345 batters and struck out 918. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.42.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .245, good for 26th in the league. The Angels hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .343 with an on-base percentage of .464. He has 84 hits this season in 245 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .710 and an OPS+ of 215. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .306 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .361. He has totaled 128 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 418 at bats. His OPS+ is 123 while his slugging percentage is at .459. The Angels have 935 hits, including 172 doubles and 121 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 346 times so far this season and they have struck out 839 times as a unit. They have left 728 men on base and have a team OPS of .704. They score 4.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 484 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 58-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.70, James Paxton has a 12-3 record and a 1.09 WHIP. He has 132 strikeouts over the 113.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 91 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.90 and they have given up 354 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 373 batters and walked 145 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.46. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 981 base knocks and 505 earned runs this season. They have given up 174 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 346 hitters and struck out 869 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.79.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 11th in the league. The Mariners hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Robinson Cano comes into this matchup batting .269 with an OBP of .332. He has 110 hits this year along with 75 RBI in 409 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .460 with an OPS+ of 113. Nelson Cruz is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 109 hits in 387 at bats while driving in 85 runs. He has an OPS+ of 137 and a slugging percentage of .517. The Mariners as a unit have 1010 base hits, including 196 doubles and 129 homers. Seattle has walked 350 times this year and they have struck out on 900 occasions. They have had 766 men left on base and have an OPS of .741. They have scored 4.74 runs per game and totaled 540 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners -210
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