Los Angeles Angels at Seattle Mariners Expert MLB Picks Against the Spread 5/30/2019
Thursday, May 30, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Skaggs vs. Yusei Kikuchi
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Domingo Santana and the Seattle Mariners (24-33, 5th in AL West) will take on the Los Angeles Angels (25-29, 4th in AL West) on Thursday. The Angels open this matchup at +108 while the Mariners are priced at -118. The total opens at 9.
The Angels have been a hot and cold choice for MLB wagerers, having gone 25-29-0 SU. Seattle covers 42.1% of the time, going 24-33-0 straight up. The Mariners have been a great play for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 10-5-0 SU. Los Angeles has gone 9-18-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 33.3% of the time.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels have been a decent Under pick for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 23-28-3.
Los Angeles covers 40.0% of the time away from home, having gone 10-15-0 straight up.
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners are covering 42.3% of the time at T-Mobile Park, going 11-15-0 SU.
The Mariners have been an excellent Over pick for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 36-19-2.
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
5/28/2019 Zack Cozart 3B Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/28/2019 Justin Upton LF Toe Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
5/28/2019 Michael Hermosillo LF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
5/26/2019 Matt Harvey SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/22/2019 Kevan Smith C Concussion Expected to be out until at least May 29
5/21/2019 Andrelton Simmons SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
5/9/2019 JC Ramirez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
4/17/2019 Keynan Middleton RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
5/28/2019 Dee Gordon 2B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
5/28/2019 Sam Tuivailala RP Achilles Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
5/28/2019 Felix Hernandez SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
5/27/2019 Gerson Bautista RP Pectoral Expected to be out until at least May 29
5/27/2019 Ryon Healy 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/9/2019 Hunter Strickland RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jun 5
4/28/2019 Arodys Vizcaino RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 25-29 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 4.40 and a WHIP of 1.34 this season. He has 47 strikeouts over his 47 innings pitched and he's given up 46 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.30 and they have given up 221 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 264 hitters and walked 108 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.99. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 453 base hits and 264 earned runs. They have allowed 87 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 199 batters and struck out 466. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.94.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .253, good for 12th in the league. The Angels hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Tommy La Stella is hitting .302 with an on-base percentage of .369. He has 48 hits this season in 159 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .547 and an OPS+ of 143. Mike Trout is hitting .276 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .449. He has totaled 47 hits and he has driven in 30 men in 170 at bats. His OPS+ is 172 while his slugging percentage is at .565. The Angels have 460 hits, including 88 doubles and 70 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 197 times so far this season and they have struck out 340 times as a unit. They have left 370 men on base and have a team OPS of .755. They score 4.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 257 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 24-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.82, Yusei Kikuchi has a 3-2 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 50 strikeouts over the 63.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 61 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.37 and they have given up 199 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 222 batters and walked 112 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.17. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 544 base knocks and 289 earned runs this season. They have given up 98 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 181 hitters and struck out 458 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 5.03.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 21st in the league. The Mariners hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Domingo Santana comes into this matchup batting .278 with an OBP of .340. He has 60 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 216 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .486 with an OPS+ of 125. Mitch Haniger is hitting .229 this season and he has an OBP of .321. He has collected 49 hits in 214 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .481. The Mariners as a unit have 479 base hits, including 103 doubles and 98 homers. Seattle has walked 205 times this year and they have struck out on 556 occasions. They have had 386 men left on base and have an OPS of .773. They have scored 5.07 runs per game and totaled 289 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels +108
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