Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/4/2020
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Angels (-175) Mariners (+151)
Anthony Rendon and the Los Angeles Angels (3-7, 5th in AL West) are headed to T-Mobile Park on Tuesday where they'll meet the Seattle Mariners (4-6, 3rd in AL West). The Angels open this matchup at -175 while the Mariners are priced at +151. The over/under opens at 9. The starting pitchers are Andrew Heaney and Justin Dunn.
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
8/2/2020 Stella Tommy La Stella 2B Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 4
8/2/2020 Shohei Ohtani DH Arm Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
8/2/2020 Jose Quijada RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
8/2/2020 Parker Markel RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
8/1/2020 Julio Teheran SP Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Aug 8
7/28/2020 Andrelton Simmons SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
7/27/2020 Jose Suarez SP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/23/2020 Justin Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
7/9/2020 Dillon Peters SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 4
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
8/3/2020 Kendall Graveman SP Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
8/1/2020 Brandon Brennan RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
7/31/2020 Tom Murphy C Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
7/30/2020 Yoshihisa Hirano RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 3
7/23/2020 Gerson Bautista RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/23/2020 Austin Adams RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
6/28/2020 Mitch Haniger RF Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Angels have a 3-7 overall record this season. Heaney has taken the ball for 447 frames and has tallied 442 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. His earned run average is 4.41 (219 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.243. He has surrendered 436 base hits (8.8 hits per 9 innings) with 120 walks. Heaney (20-26 career record) has earned a FIP of 4.43 while facing 1,883 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.59 and they have given up 55 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 45 hitters and walked 28 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 90 base hits and 49 earned runs. They have allowed 11 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 47 batters and struck out 92. They have walked 4.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 4.28.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .223, good for 21st in the league. The Angels hold a .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Anthony Rendon is hitting .200 with an on-base percentage of .467. He has 4 hits this season in 20 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .400 and an OPS+ of 154. Justin Upton is hitting .108 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .171. He has totaled 4 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 37 at bats. His OPS+ is 24 while his slugging percentage is at .270. The Angels have 77 hits, including 14 doubles and 13 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 50 times so far this season and they have struck out 83 times as a unit. They have left 76 men on base and have a team OPS of .707. They score 4.9 runs per contest and have scored a total of 49 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 4-6 overall mark this year. Dunn (0-0 record) holds a 3.91 earned run average while allowing 2.9 hits per 9 innings. His SO/W ratio is 0.58 and he has gone up against 44 hitters so far this year. Dunn has given up 3 base hits while he has accumulated 7 strikeouts in 9 innings pitched. He has given up 4 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.630 and having a FIP of 7.0. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.83 and they have given up 37 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .199 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 40 batters and walked 23 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.59. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 74 base knocks and 54 earned runs this season. They have given up 15 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 45 hitters and struck out 84 batters. They give up a walk 4.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 5.08.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 13th in the league. The Mariners hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Kyle Seager comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .366. He has 10 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 35 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .486 with an OPS+ of 143. Kyle Lewis is hitting .425 this season and he has an OBP of .477. He has collected 17 hits in 40 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 221 and a slugging percentage of .650. The Mariners as a unit have 82 base hits, including 16 doubles and 9 homers. Seattle has walked 34 times this year and they have struck out on 100 occasions. They have had 66 men left on base and have an OPS of .694. They have scored 4.5 runs per game and totaled 45 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Angels (-175)
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