Los Angeles Angels at Seattle Mariners Expert MLB Picks Against the Spread 7/21/2019
Sunday, July 21, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Heaney vs. Yusei Kikuchi
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Domingo Santana and the Seattle Mariners (40-60, 5th in AL West) will play the Los Angeles Angels (50-49, 4th in AL West) on Sunday. The odds on this game have the Angels coming in at -130 and the Mariners are at +120. The over/under opens at 10.
The Angels have been dicey for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 50-49-0 SU. Seattle covers 40.0% of the time, going 40-60-0 straight up. The Angels have been an excellent choice for MLB bettors as favorites, going 29-21-0 SU. Seattle has went 26-49-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 34.7% of the time.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels have been a solid Under play for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 46-46-7.
The Angels cover 46.9% of the time as a visitor, having gone 23-26-0 straight up.
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
Seattle covers 40.8% of the time at T-Mobile Park, going 20-29-0 SU.
The Mariners have been a strong Over play for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 63-33-4.
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
7/19/2019 Keynan Middleton RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 8
7/19/2019 Albert Pujols 1B Hamstring Probable for Jul 20
7/18/2019 JC Ramirez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
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
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
7/20/2019 Brandon Brennan RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 22
7/20/2019 Connor Sadzeck RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
7/20/2019 Austin Adams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
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
7/3/2019 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 50-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Heaney has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 5.09 and a WHIP of 1.37 this season. He has 54 strikeouts over his 46 innings pitched and he's given up 44 hits. He's allowed 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.52 and they have given up 431 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 477 hitters and walked 192 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.95. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 839 base hits and 481 earned runs. They have allowed 159 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 353 batters and struck out 874. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.95.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .259, good for 10th in the league. The Angels hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. David Fletcher is hitting .291 with an on-base percentage of .354. He has 97 hits this season in 333 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .414 and an OPS+ of 105. Mike Trout is hitting .301 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .449. He has totaled 96 hits and he has driven in 75 men in 319 at bats. His OPS+ is 190 while his slugging percentage is at .655. The Angels have 877 hits, including 167 doubles and 141 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 359 times so far this season and they have struck out 692 times as a unit. They have left 700 men on base and have a team OPS of .775. They score 5.1 runs per contest and have scored a total of 505 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 40-60 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.01, Yusei Kikuchi has a 4-6 record and a 1.46 WHIP. He has 76 strikeouts over the 102.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 112 hits. He's allowing 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.48. 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 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.3. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 946 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 327 hitters and struck out 762 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 5.21.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 24th in the league. The Mariners hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Domingo Santana comes into this matchup batting .277 with an OBP of .346. He has 105 hits this year along with 64 RBI in 379 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .483 with an OPS+ of 122. Omar Narvaez is hitting .293 this season and he has an OBP of .365. He has collected 80 hits in 273 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .495. The Mariners as a unit have 828 base hits, including 167 doubles and 166 homers. Seattle has walked 363 times this year and they have struck out on 964 occasions. They have had 673 men left on base and have an OPS of .763. They have scored 4.98 runs per game and totaled 498 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Angels -130
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