Los Angeles Angels at Seattle Mariners MLB Tips 5/31/2019
Friday, May 31, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Skaggs vs. Mike Leake
Mitch Haniger and the Seattle Mariners (24-34, 5th in AL West) play the Los Angeles Angels (26-29, 4th in AL West) at T-Mobile Park on Friday, May 31, 2019. The Angels open this matchup at +100 while the Mariners are priced at -110. The total opens at 8.5.
The Angels have been an inconsistent choice for baseball wagerers, having gone 26-29-0 SU. The Mariners are covering 41.4% of the time, going 24-34-0 straight up. The Mariners have been a strong bet for baseball bettors as favorites, going 10-6-0 SU. Los Angeles is covering 35.7% of the time as the underdog, having gone 10-18-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Angels have been a good Under pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 24-28-3.
The Angels are covering 42.3% of the time on the road, having gone 11-15-0 straight up.
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
Seattle is covering 40.7% of the time at T-Mobile Park, going 11-16-0 SU.
The Mariners have been a very good Over pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 37-19-2.
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
5/29/2019 Kevan Smith C Concussion Expected to be out until at least May 30
5/29/2019 Zack Cozart 3B Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 12
5/29/2019 Mike Trout CF Foot Probable for May 30
5/28/2019 Michael Hermosillo LF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
5/28/2019 Justin Upton LF Toe Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
5/26/2019 Matt Harvey SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
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
5/29/2019 J.P SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
5/29/2019 Gerson Bautista RP Pectoral Expected to be out until at least May 31
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
5/28/2019 Dee Gordon 2B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
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 26-29 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 4.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 230 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 267 hitters and walked 109 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 5.01. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 465 base hits and 271 earned runs. They have allowed 90 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 200 batters and struck out 474. They have walked 3.7 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 4.98.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .256, good for 11th in the league. The Angels hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Mike Trout is hitting .276 with an on-base percentage of .449. He has 47 hits this season in 170 at bats with 30 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .565 and an OPS+ of 173. Tommy La Stella is hitting .307 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .372. He has totaled 51 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 166 at bats. His OPS+ is 143 while his slugging percentage is at .542. The Angels have 476 hits, including 89 doubles and 71 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 206 times so far this season and they have struck out 351 times as a unit. They have left 385 men on base and have a team OPS of .758. They score 4.89 runs per contest and have scored a total of 269 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 24-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.93, Mike Leake has a 3-6 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 49 strikeouts over the 65.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 77 hits. He's allowing 10.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.36 and they have given up 206 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 226 batters and walked 114 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.8 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 5.18. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 557 base knocks and 295 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 183 hitters and struck out 467 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 4.99.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 22nd in the league. The Mariners hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Mitch Haniger comes into this matchup batting .228 with an OBP of .319. He has 50 hits this year along with 31 RBI in 219 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .489 with an OPS+ of 117. Domingo Santana is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .337. He has collected 60 hits in 220 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .477. The Mariners as a unit have 490 base hits, including 105 doubles and 100 homers. Seattle has walked 211 times this year and they have struck out on 565 occasions. They have had 394 men left on base and have an OPS of .777. They have scored 5.1 runs per game and totaled 296 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -110
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