Sunday, April 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Hisashi Iwakuma vs. Matt Shoemaker
The Seattle Mariners head to Angel Stadium on Sunday, April 9, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Angels. The starters are Hisashi Iwakuma for the Mariners and Matt Shoemaker for the Angels.
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The opening line for this game has Seattle at +116 and Los Angeles at -126. The Mariners have a 1-4-0 over/under record and a 2-3-0 run line mark. The Angels are 3-2-0 against the run line and have a 2-3-0 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 1-4-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 2-3-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 3-2-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
04/03/17 P Rob Whalen Undisclosed 10-day DL (3/31)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Elbow 10-day DL (3/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Appendix 10-day DL (3/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 10-day DL (3/31)
03/31/17 P Steve Cishek Hip 10-day DL (3/31)
03/31/17 P Tony Zych Bicep 10-day DL (3/31)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
04/08/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 10-day DL (4/6)
04/03/17 P Vicente Campos Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 3B Luis Valbuena Hamstring 10-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Nick Tropeano Elbow 60-day DL (4/1)
03/31/17 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Huston Street Trapezius 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 1-4 overall record this year. Starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma had a 16-12 record with an earned run average of 4.12 and a WHIP of 1.33. He had 147 strikeouts over his 199 innings pitched and he gave up 218 hits last season. He allowed 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 4.27. The bullpen last year had an earned run average of 3.60 and they gave up 463 base hits on the year. Teams hit .231 against the bullpen while being struck out 552 times and walking 182 times last season. As a team, Seattle allowed 8.71 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.14 batters per nine innings. They were 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4. The Mariners pitchers collectively gave up 1,410 base hits and 647 earned runs. They allowed 213 home runs last season and they allowed 1.3 homers per nine innings as a staff. Seattle as a pitching staff walked 460 batters and struck out 1,318. They walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They had a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit was 4.30.
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As a team Seattle batted .259, good for 10th in the league. The Mariners held a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326 which was good for 9th in baseball. They ranked 7th in baseball with 8.93 hits per game. Robinson Cano is coming off a 2016 season in which he hit .298 with an on-base percentage of .350. He had 195 hits last season along with 107 runs scored and 103 runs batted in. He struck out 100 times and walked 47 times. Kyle Seager hit .278 last year and he had an on-base percentage of .359. He totaled 166 hits while scoring 89 runs and he drove in 99. He walked 69 times and struck out on 108 occasions. The Mariners had 1,446 hits, including 251 doubles and 223 home runs. They stole 56 bases and were thrown out stealing 28 times. Seattle walked 506 times last season and they struck out 1,288 times as a unit. They left 1,099 men on base and had a team OPS of .756. They scored 4.74 runs per contest and scored a total of 768 runs last year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 3-2 overall mark this season. With an earned run average of 3.88, Matt Shoemaker had a 9-13 record and a 1.23 WHIP last season. He had 143 strikeouts over the 160 innings he pitched during which he gave up 166 hits. He allowed 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 3.52. Last season the bullpen had an earned run average of 3.77 and they gave up 538 base hits on the year. Teams hit .255 against the Angels bullpen while being struck out 437 times and walking 189 times last season. As a team, Los Angeles allowed 7.84 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.35 batters per nine innings. They were 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.28. The Angels pitchers as a team surrendered 1,480 base knocks and 676 earned runs last season. They gave up 208 home runs last year and they gave up 1.3 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Los Angeles as a staff walked 498 hitters and struck out 1,136. They gave up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they struck out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP was 1.39 while their FIP as a staff was 4.62.
As a team, they batted .260, good for 9th in the league. The Angels held a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322 which was good for 12th in baseball. They ranked 22nd in baseball with 8.49 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup after batting .315 with an OBP of .441. He had 173 hits last year along with 123 runs scored and 100 RBI. He struck out 137 times and walked on 116 occasions. Yunel Escobar hit .304 in 2016 and he had an OBP of .355. He collected 157 hits while scoring 68 runs and driving in 39. He earned a walk 40 times and punched out 67 times. The Angels as a unit had 1,410 base hits, including 279 doubles and 156 homers. They had 73 stolen bases and were thrown out 34 times. Los Angeles as a team walked 471 times last year and they struck out 991 times. They had 1,037 men left on base and had an OPS of .726. They scored 4.43 runs per game and totaled 717 runs last season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Angels -126
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