Los Angeles Angels at Seattle Mariners 5/6/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, May 6, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Shohei Ohtani vs. Felix Hernandez
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Angels and the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, May 6, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Shohei Ohtani for the Angels and Felix Hernandez for the Mariners.
Los Angeles opens at -133 while Seattle opens at +123. The Angels have a 16-15-1 over/under record and a 12-20-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 19-12-0 against the run line and have a 19-12-0 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 16-15-1 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 12-20-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 19-12-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 19-12-0 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 20-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 4.43 and a WHIP of 1.13 this year. He has 26 strikeouts over his 20.1 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He's allowed 6.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.47 and they have given up 128 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 135 hitters and walked 53 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.99. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 266 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 123 batters and struck out 296. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.29.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .254, good for 8th in the league. The Angels hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .339 with an on-base percentage of .400. He has 37 hits this season in 109 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .523 and an OPS+ of 153. Mike Trout is hitting .310 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .438. He has totaled 36 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 116 at bats. His OPS+ is 204 while his slugging percentage is at .681. The Angels have 285 hits, including 50 doubles and 43 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 96 times so far this season and they have struck out 244 times as a unit. They have left 214 men on base and have a team OPS of .747. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 160 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 18-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.89, Felix Hernandez has a 4-2 record and a 1.27 WHIP this season. He has 33 strikeouts over the 38.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 33 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 88 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 127 batters and walked 37 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 4.65. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 261 base knocks and 141 earned runs this season. They have given up 44 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 95 hitters and struck out 291 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 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 9th in the league. The Mariners hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Jean Segura comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .316. He has 37 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 128 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .430 with an OPS+ of 105. Robinson Cano is hitting .297 this season and he has an OBP of .406. He has collected 33 hits in 111 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 136 and a slugging percentage of .441. The Mariners as a unit have 265 base hits, including 59 doubles and 39 homers. Seattle has walked 79 times this year and they have struck out on 233 occasions. They have had 198 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 4.52 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 +123
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