Los Angeles Angels at Seattle Mariners 5/5/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, May 5, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Skaggs vs. Marco Gonzales
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Angels and the Seattle Mariners on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Tyler Skaggs for the Angels and Marco Gonzales for the Mariners.
Los Angeles opens at -115 while Seattle opens at +105. The Angels have a 16-14-1 over/under record and a 11-20-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 19-11-0 against the run line and have a 19-11-0 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 16-14-1 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 11-20-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 19-11-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 19-11-0 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
05/03/18 RF Ichiro Suzuki Retired is out for season
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 19-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 3.03 and a WHIP of 1.16 this year. He has 32 strikeouts over his 32.2 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.53 and they have given up 127 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 132 hitters and walked 53 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.11. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 261 base hits and 130 earned runs. They have allowed 40 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 122 batters and struck out 285. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.40.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .253, good for 9th in the league. The Angels hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .327 with an on-base percentage of .391. He has 34 hits this season in 104 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .510 and an OPS+ of 148. Mike Trout is hitting .297 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .432. He has totaled 33 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 111 at bats. His OPS+ is 197 while his slugging percentage is at .658. The Angels have 274 hits, including 47 doubles and 43 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 89 times so far this season and they have struck out 234 times as a unit. They have left 203 men on base and have a team OPS of .743. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 155 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 18-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.02, Marco Gonzales has a 3-2 record and a 1.40 WHIP this season. He has 31 strikeouts over the 28.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 35 hits. He allows 11 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 84 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 121 batters and walked 34 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.5 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 4.64. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 250 base knocks and 136 earned runs this season. They have given up 44 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 88 hitters and struck out 281 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.44.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 5th in the league. The Mariners hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Jean Segura comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .318. He has 36 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 124 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .435 with an OPS+ of 108. Robinson Cano is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .411. He has collected 32 hits in 107 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 140 and a slugging percentage of .449. The Mariners as a unit have 260 base hits, including 59 doubles and 39 homers. Seattle has walked 78 times this year and they have struck out on 222 occasions. They have had 194 men left on base and have an OPS of .755. They have scored 4.67 runs per game and totaled 140 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners +105
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