Los Angeles Angels at Seattle Mariners Expert MLB Picks Against the Spread 7/20/2019
Saturday, July 20, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Griffin Canning vs. Matt Carasiti
Omar Narvaez and the Seattle Mariners (39-60, 5th in AL West) host the Los Angeles Angels (50-48, 4th in AL West) at T-Mobile Park on Saturday, July 20, 2019. The moneyline on this game has the Angels priced at -140 and the Mariners are at +130. The total is set at 9.
The Angels have been hot and cold for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 50-48-0 SU. Seattle is covering 39.4% of the time, going 39-60-0 straight up. The Angels have been lousy for Vegas oddsmakers as favorites, going 29-20-0 SU. Seattle is covering 33.8% of the time as an underdog, having gone 25-49-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels have been an inconsistent Over pick for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 45-46-7.
Los Angeles is covering 47.9% of the time as a visitor, having gone 23-25-0 straight up.
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
Seattle is covering 39.6% of the time at T-Mobile Park, going 19-29-0 SU.
The Mariners have been a bad Under pick for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 62-33-4.
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
7/18/2019 JC Ramirez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
7/18/2019 Albert Pujols 1B Hamstring Probable for Jul 19
7/14/2019 Jonathan Lucroy C Nose Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
7/12/2019 Zack Cozart 3B Shoulder Out for the season
7/3/2019 Stella Tommy La Stella 2B Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
6/26/2019 Keynan Middleton RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 24
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
7/17/2019 Brandon Brennan RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
7/13/2019 Austin Adams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/12/2019 Braden Bishop CF Chest Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/12/2019 Mitch Haniger RF Groin Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/12/2019 Felix Hernandez SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
7/8/2019 Hunter Strickland RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 25
7/8/2019 Dan Altavilla RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/5/2019 Connor Sadzeck RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 25
7/3/2019 Ryon Healy 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
6/23/2019 Chasen Bradford RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
4/28/2019 Arodys Vizcaino RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 50-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Griffin Canning has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 4.75 and a WHIP of 1.19 this season. He has 71 strikeouts over his 66.1 innings pitched and he's given up 56 hits. He's allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 420 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 469 hitters and walked 187 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.88. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 818 base hits and 465 earned runs. They have allowed 155 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 343 batters and struck out 860. They have walked 3.6 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 4.91.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .262, good for 8th in the league. The Angels hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .305 with an on-base percentage of .455. He has 95 hits this season in 311 at bats with 75 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .666 and an OPS+ of 194. David Fletcher is hitting .294 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 96 hits and he has driven in 32 men in 326 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .420. The Angels have 869 hits, including 164 doubles and 141 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 356 times so far this season and they have struck out 677 times as a unit. They have left 691 men on base and have a team OPS of .782. They score 5.19 runs per contest and have scored a total of 503 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 39-60 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.14, Matt Carasiti has a 0-1 record and a 2.05 WHIP. He has 9 strikeouts over the 7.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 10 hits. He's allowing 12.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.21 and they have given up 388 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 387 batters and walked 197 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.36. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 945 base knocks and 522 earned runs this season. They have given up 170 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 326 hitters and struck out 756 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 5.24.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 24th in the league. The Mariners hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Omar Narvaez comes into this matchup batting .294 with an OBP of .366. He has 79 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 269 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .498 with an OPS+ of 132. Domingo Santana is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 104 hits in 376 at bats while driving in 64 runs. He has an OPS+ of 121 and a slugging percentage of .484. The Mariners as a unit have 816 base hits, including 164 doubles and 164 homers. Seattle has walked 358 times this year and they have struck out on 955 occasions. They have had 668 men left on base and have an OPS of .760. They have scored 4.93 runs per game and totaled 488 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels -140
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