Los Angeles Angels at Seattle Mariners 5/4/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, May 4, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Garrett Richards vs. Mike Leake
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Angels and the Seattle Mariners on Friday, May 4, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Garrett Richards for the Angels and Mike Leake for the Mariners.
Los Angeles opens at -122 while Seattle opens at +112. The Angels have a 16-14-0 over/under record and a 10-20-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 18-11-0 against the run line and have a 19-10-0 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 16-14-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 10-20-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 19-10-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 18-11-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
05/03/18 P Nick Tropeano Shoulder 10-day DL (05/02)
05/01/18 P Keynan Middleton Elbow 10-day DL (04/29)
04/24/18 P Blake Wood Elbow 10-day DL (04/23)
04/09/18 P JC Ramirez Elbow 10-day DL (04/09)
04/04/18 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 10-day DL (04/01)
03/26/18 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 60-day DL (02/21)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/02/18 P Dan Altavilla Shoulder 10-day DL (04/30)
05/01/18 P Erasmo Ramirez Arm 10-day DL (05/01)
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 18-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Garrett Richards has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 4.88 and a WHIP of 1.52 this year. He has 37 strikeouts over his 27.2 innings pitched and he's given up 23 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.54 and they have given up 123 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 129 hitters and walked 53 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.15. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 253 base hits and 127 earned runs. They have allowed 40 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 120 batters and struck out 280. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.43.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .247, good for 11th in the league. The Angels hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .292 with an on-base percentage of .433. He has 31 hits this season in 106 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .651 and an OPS+ of 197. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .320 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .387. He has totaled 32 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 100 at bats. His OPS+ is 143 while his slugging percentage is at .490. The Angels have 259 hits, including 42 doubles and 43 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 86 times so far this season and they have struck out 227 times as a unit. They have left 199 men on base and have a team OPS of .731. They score 4.77 runs per contest and have scored a total of 143 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 17-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.48, Mike Leake has a 3-2 record and a 1.53 WHIP this season. He has 22 strikeouts over the 33.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 40 hits. He allows 10.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.92 and they have given up 81 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 115 batters and walked 34 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 244 base knocks and 135 earned runs this season. They have given up 43 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 87 hitters and struck out 272 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.46.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 5th in the league. The Mariners hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Robinson Cano comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .408. He has 30 hits this year along with 14 RBI in 103 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .447 with an OPS+ of 140. Jean Segura is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 36 hits in 122 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 112 and a slugging percentage of .443. The Mariners as a unit have 253 base hits, including 58 doubles and 38 homers. Seattle has walked 78 times this year and they have struck out on 216 occasions. They have had 189 men left on base and have an OPS of .758. They have scored 4.69 runs per game and totaled 136 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners +112
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