Seattle Mariners at Los Angeles Angels 7/12/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, July 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Felix Hernandez vs. Tyler Skaggs
Angel Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday, July 12, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Felix Hernandez for the Mariners and Tyler Skaggs for the Angels.
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Seattle opens at -121 while Los Angeles opens at +111. The Mariners have a 45-45-2 over/under record and a 47-45-0 run line mark. The Angels are 41-50-0 against the run line and have a 45-43-3 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 45-45-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 47-45-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 45-43-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 41-50-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
07/11/18 P Felix Hernandez Back 10-day DL (07/07)
07/06/18 C Mike Zunino Ankle 10-day DL (07/05)
06/09/18 P Dan Altavilla Elbow 10-day DL (06/07)
05/13/18 2B Robinson Cano Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 8/14 vs Oakland Athletics)
05/03/18 RF Ichiro Suzuki Retired is out for season
05/01/18 P Erasmo Ramirez Arm 10-day DL (05/01)
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
07/11/18 P Garrett Richards Forearm left last game, is "?" for next scheduled start
07/05/18 LF Chris Young Hamstring 10-day DL (07/04)
07/04/18 P Tyler Skaggs Shoulder 10-day DL (07/01)
06/29/18 SS Zack Cozart Shoulder 60-day DL (06/29)
06/27/18 P John Lamb Elbow 10-day DL (06/27)
06/16/18 P Jim Johnson Back 10-day DL (06/12)
06/15/18 P Nick Tropeano Shoulder 10-day DL (06/12)
06/08/18 3B Kaleb Cowart Ankle 10-day DL (06/07)
05/21/18 P Keynan Middleton Elbow 60-day DL (05/21)
05/21/18 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 60-day DL (04/01)
05/21/18 C Rene Rivera Knee 60-day DL (05/17)
05/15/18 P Sean Isaac Elbow 10-day DL (05/14)
05/05/18 P JC Ramirez Elbow 60-day DL (04/09)
04/24/18 P Blake Wood Elbow 60-day DL (04/23)
03/26/18 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 60-day DL (02/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 57-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez has a 8-7 record with an earned run average of 5.13 and a WHIP of 1.37 this year. He has 87 strikeouts over his 105.1 innings pitched and he's given up 108 hits. He's allowed 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.77 and they have given up 255 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 310 hitters and walked 95 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.95. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 777 base hits and 363 earned runs. They have allowed 105 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 231 batters and struck out 783. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.88.
As a team Seattle is hitting .259, good for 4th in the league. The Mariners hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Dee Gordon is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .304. He has 96 hits this season in 338 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .352 and an OPS+ of 85. Jean Segura is hitting .329 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .356. He has totaled 116 hits and he has driven in 47 men in 353 at bats. His OPS+ is 130 while his slugging percentage is at .467. The Mariners have 808 hits, including 149 doubles and 109 home runs. Seattle has walked 249 times so far this season and they have struck out 714 times as a unit. They have left 621 men on base and have a team OPS of .739. They score 4.3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 396 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 47-45 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.64, Tyler Skaggs has a 6-5 record and a 1.22 WHIP this season. He has 100 strikeouts over the 92 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 85 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 326 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 349 batters and walked 140 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 760 base knocks and 351 earned runs this season. They have given up 120 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 314 hitters and struck out 838 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.24.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 18th in the league. The Angels hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .314 with an OBP of .457. He has 100 hits this year along with 50 RBI in 318 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .626 with an OPS+ of 199. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .312 this season and he has an OBP of .372. He has collected 94 hits in 301 at bats while driving in 41 runs. He has an OPS+ of 127 and a slugging percentage of .442. The Angels as a unit have 764 base hits, including 140 doubles and 121 homers. Los Angeles has walked 303 times this year and they have struck out on 702 occasions. They have had 633 men left on base and have an OPS of .728. They have scored 4.39 runs per game and totaled 404 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels +111
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