Los Angeles Angels at Seattle Mariners 9/8/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 8, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ricky Nolasco vs. Mike Leake
The Los Angeles Angels visit Safeco Field on Friday, September 8, 2017 to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Ricky Nolasco for the Angels and Mike Leake for the Mariners.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at +117 and Seattle at -127. The Angels have a 66-69-4 over/under record and a 72-67-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 62-78-0 against the run line and have a 67-68-5 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 66-69-4 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 72-67-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 67-68-5 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 62-78-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
08/22/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 60-day DL (08/18)
08/22/17 P JC Ramirez Elbow 60-day DL (08/20)
08/08/17 3B Yunel Escobar Ribs 10-day DL (08/08)
07/24/17 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 60-day DL (07/24)
07/05/17 P Huston Street Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (07/03)
06/17/17 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 60-day DL (06/15)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (04/06)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
09/07/17 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin "?" Friday vs. Los Angeles Angels
09/04/17 P David Phelps Elbow 60-day DL (08/31)
08/23/17 P Tony Zych Elbow 10-day DL (08/20)
08/11/17 P James Paxton Pectoral 10-day DL (08/11)
08/05/17 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (08/02)
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)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 60-day DL (03/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 72-68 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco has a 6-12 record with an earned run average of 5.08 and a WHIP of 1.45. He has 130 strikeouts over his 156 innings pitched and he's given up 176 hits. He allows 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.67 and they have given up 428 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 509 hitters and walked 153 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 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 1,192 base hits and 584 earned runs. They have allowed 199 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 424 batters and struck out 1,147. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.48.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .246, good for 26th in the league. The Angels hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .334. He has 147 hits this season in 518 at bats with 64 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .438 and an OPS+ of 108. Mike Trout is hitting .324 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .463. He has totaled 107 hits and he has driven in 61 men in 330 at bats. His OPS+ is 198 while his slugging percentage is at .652. The Angels have 1,160 hits, including 213 doubles and 159 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 459 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,017 times as a unit. They have left 917 men on base and have a team OPS of .717. They score 4.47 runs per contest and have scored a total of 626 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 69-71 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.14, Mike Leake has a 8-12 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 110 strikeouts over the 161 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 177 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.06 and they have given up 453 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 456 batters and walked 188 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.49. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,215 base knocks and 623 earned runs this season. They have given up 212 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 444 hitters and struck out 1,059 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.83.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 13th in the league. The Mariners hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Nelson Cruz comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .368. He has 134 hits this year along with 104 RBI in 475 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .531 with an OPS+ of 139. Robinson Cano is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 141 hits in 503 at bats while driving in 85 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .461. The Mariners as a unit have 1,237 base hits, including 247 doubles and 162 homers. Seattle has walked 420 times this year and they have struck out on 1,097 occasions. They have had 943 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They have scored 4.61 runs per game and totaled 646 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners -127
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