Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/5/2020
Game: Los Angeles Angels vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Angels (-160) Mariners (+140)
Kyle Lewis and the Seattle Mariners (4-7, 4th in AL West) host the Los Angeles Angels (3-7, 5th in AL West) at T-Mobile Park on Wednesday. The odds on this matchup have the Angels coming in at -160 and the Mariners are at +140. The O/U is set at 9. The men taking the mound are Dylan Bundy and Marco Gonzales.
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
8/3/2020 Shohei Ohtani DH Forearm Probable for Aug 4
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
8/2/2020 Stella Tommy La Stella 2B Neck Probable for Aug 4
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
8/4/2020 Yoshihisa Hirano RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
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
7/23/2020 Austin Adams RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
7/23/2020 Gerson Bautista RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
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. Bundy (39-46 mark in his career) holds a FIP of 4.74 while he has gone up against 2,676 batters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.64 (323 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.317. He has given up 618 base knocks (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has 208 free passes. Bundy has thrown 627 frames and has totaled 617 strikeouts during his pro baseball career. 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 18th 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 4.27.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .225, good for 20th in the league. The Angels hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Justin Upton is hitting .135 with an on-base percentage of .195. He has 5 hits this season in 37 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .297 and an OPS+ of 39. Anthony Rendon is hitting .200 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .467. He has totaled 4 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 20 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .400. The Angels have 78 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 .713. They score 4.9 runs per contest and have scored a total of 49 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 4-7 overall mark this year. Gonzales (35-26 career record) has a 4.21 ERA while surrendering 9.6 hits per 9 innings. He has a SO/W ratio of 2.96 and he has gone up against 1,952 hitters during his pro baseball career. So far in his career, Gonzales has given up 488 hits and he has 364 K's in 457 frames. He has given up a total of 214 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.336 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.0. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.65 and they have given up 45 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 44 batters and walked 32 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 6.09. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 87 base knocks and 65 earned runs this season. They have given up 16 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 56 hitters and struck out 93 batters. They give up a walk 5.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.49 while their FIP as a staff is 5.27.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 19th in the league. The Mariners hold a .362 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Kyle Lewis comes into this matchup batting .386 with an OBP of .438. He has 17 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 44 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .591 with an OPS+ of 192. Kyle Seager is hitting .316 this season and he has an OBP of .400. He has collected 12 hits in 38 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 164 and a slugging percentage of .526. The Mariners as a unit have 86 base hits, including 18 doubles and 9 homers. Seattle has walked 38 times this year and they have struck out on 112 occasions. They have had 74 men left on base and have an OPS of .670. They have scored 4.18 runs per game and totaled 46 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Angels (-160)
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